Congratulations to our 2021 Faculty 3MT Winners!

Held in June 2021, students were required to present their entire PhD thesis to a general audience in just 3 minutes! Judging focused on the presentation, ability to communicate research to a non-specialist audience, and 3MT PowerPoint slide.

We are excited to announce the following winners:

  • People’s Choice WINNER - Brian Haskins, Public Health & Preventive Medicine

A Race Against Time

The Faculty People's Choice winner will represent the Faculty at Monash University Wildcard competition, the winner of which will be offered a place in the University Final as the Wildcard entrant.

  • 1st WINNER - Penny Whiley, Clinical Sciences at Monash Health

Very 'Importin' Proteins make Very Important People!

The Faculty 1st winner will represent the Faculty at Monash University 3MT Final, the winner of which will represent the University at the 2021 Asia-Pacific 3MT Competition.

  • 2nd PRIZE - Ruchira Nandurkar, Eastern Health Clinical School

Local Management and Systemic Detection of Bladder Cancer to Reduce Post-Treatment Recurrence

  • 3nd PRIZE - Shirley Truong, Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Relaxin' the Brain Cata-stroke-phe

2021 Faculty 3MT Finalists

Zakaria Mani – Nursing and Midwifery
An exploration of competence among hospital emergency nurses in armed conflict areas

Yasmin Alshoubaki – Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute
An immune cell-based therapy for the treatment of heart attacks

Holly Ung – Clinical Sciences at Monash Health
Infiltrating the networks of a peacemaker

Mayio Konidaris-Kozirakis – Primary and Allied Health Care
What is the Impact of Cultural Humility Training in Mental Health Service Provision and Social Work Education?

Elizabeth Meggetto – Rural Health
Organisational Health Literacy – changing the organisation, not the individual

Sharon Daniel – Psychological Sciences
Attention and consciousness in the tactile domain

Georgia Symons – Central Clinical School
Hitting Close to Home: Concussion in Australian Rules Football

Rachel Farquhar – Biomedicine Discovery Institute
Lipids and your immune system

3MT is an academic research communication competition that celebrates the exciting research conducted by PhD students in Australia and around the world. 3MT® is held in over 900 universities across more than 80 countries worldwide.