The University of York 3MT 2015 final took place on 12 June 2015.

Ten research students had just three minutes each to communicate the impact of their research to an audience made up of school pupils, teachers, members of the general public and industry.

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  • Research Excellence Training Team

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Results

1st prize: James Strachan (Psychology), "Why do I trust you?"

2nd prize: Jess Morgan (Health Sciences), "Safely shortening the duration of hospitalisation in children and young people with febrile netropenia"

3rd prize: Jenny Fell (Health Sciences), "Mending a broken heart"

James went on to compete at the UK 3MT semi-final.

"It’s an experience that helps streamline your research question, and also gives a - sometimes much-needed - reality check of what’s going on outside of your comparatively tiny bubble of a PhD."

James Strachan

University of York 3MT winner 2015

Presentations

Jess Morgan (Health Sciences)

"Safely shortening the duration of hospitalisation in children and young people with febrile neutropenia"

Adam Hirst (Biology)

"Lightsabers in the lab: cancer, are you scared?"

Chelsea Swift (Education)

"Negotiating contexts for reading: becoming ‘someone who reads’"

Chris Unsworth (Chemistry)

"Saving modern society with sun"

Fiona Keenan (Theatre, Film and Television)

"A hidden history of sound and action"

James Strachen (Psychology)

"Why do I trust you?"

Jenny Jell (Health Sciences)

"Mending a broken heart"

Kuntal Singh (Biology)

"Impact of climate change on yield of rainfed rice"

Midori Kojima (Education)

"Do Global Jinzai save Japanese economy? The long term career effect of study abroad"

Nela Schloma-Mason (Archaeology)

"Folklore and archaeology: the Norse on Orkney"

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  • Research Excellence Training Team

Results from other years: