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Three Minute Thesis

The annual University of Newcastle Three Minute Thesis Final is a showcase of our students' research excellence across all faculties. Research higher degree candidates have 180 seconds to explain their research.

Students are competing for a range of prizes and a chance to progress to the National/Trans-Tasman final.

2014 Three Minute Thesis finalists

2014 Finalists


1st place - Gary Crowfoot

PhD (Nursing)

The influence of healthcare pathways upon the outcomes and experiences of people with TIA


2nd place - Lee Ashton

PhD (Nutrition & Dietetics)

Can young men change their lifestyle? A novel way to improve health


3rd place - Akshaya Kamalnath

PhD (Law)

Will more women on company boards lead to less risky decision-making?


If you would like to view more Three Minute Thesis Finalists these are available on the University of Newcastle's YouTube page.

For more information on the competition please see our Three Minute Thesis webpage.

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