Three Minute Thesis

Past Finalists: 2021

  • First Place: Em Lim, "Where Does Animal Pee Matter Most?"
  • Second Place: Erin Williams, "Syncope… With a Grain of Salt."
  • People's Choice: Nic Zilinski, "Mind Reading with Laser Beams."

First Place Winner

Em Lin, Biology Master's Student

Where Does Animal Pee Matter Most?

People's Choice Winner

Nic Zilinski, Applied Sciences Master's student

Mind Reading with Laser Beams

Second Place Winner

Erin Williams, Science Master's student 

Syncope… With a Grain of Salt

Dasha Berezhnova, Political Science Master's student

Is Unofficial Diplomacy Real Diplomacy?

Kelli Finney, Linguistics PhD candidate

Negotiating Meaning in X̱aad Kíl (Northern Haida)

Fatima Jalali, Education PhD candidate

Land a Job

Giselle Liu, Fine Arts Master's candidate

Perception and Embodied Seeing: Our Eyes Will Adjust

Kristin Oliver, Archaeology Master's student

Fishing for Answers: Exploring the History of Salmon-Human Relationships at Kus-kus-sum (Courtenay River Estuary)

Cale Plut, School of Interactive Arts and Technology PhD candidate

Affective generative music in video games

Elena Sierra-Serrano, Archaeology PhD candidate

Re-thinking methods for skeletal age-at-death in forensic anthropology

Christina Van Wingerden, Education PhD candidate

Doctoral Students' Peer Belonging in a World of Social Distance and Isolation: Identifying Needs and Perceptions of Canvas as a Third Space

Laura Whelan, Sustainable Energy Engineering Master's student

Thermal Energy Storage for Residential Application