3MT - Previous Winners Archive

2018 University of Guelph 3MT® Winners:

1st Place: Jenny Liu, Ontario Agricultural College – Modelling an Invasive Species

Watch Jenny Liu at the 2018 University of Guelph 3MT Campus Finals.

2nd Place: Adam Faller , College of Biological Sciences – Natural Health Product Safety: What's in my tea?

Watch Adam Faller at the 2018 University of Guelph 3MT Campus Finals.

3rd Place & Community Choice Winner: Eamonn Corrigan, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences – Tidal Interactions in Compact Binaries Probing the Fundamental Nature of Gravity

Watch Eamonn Corrigan at the 2018 University of Guelph 3MT Campus Finals.

 

2017 University of Guelph 3MT® Winners:

1st Place:  Shanthanu KrishnaKumar, OAC  - Enhancing Shelf Life of Fruit Using Hexanal

Watch his presentation at the Ontario 3MT Competition.

On April 12th, 2017 Shanthanu represented the University of Guelph at the Ontario 3MT® competition at the University of Waterloo. Shanthanu placed in the top 5 and moved on to the National Competition. At the National Competition, Shanthanu won both First Place and the People's Choice award - the first time in Canadian 3MT history that the national competition awarded both top prizes to one person. Congratulations Shanthanu on this incredible accomplishment.

Shanthanu at the Provincial Competition

2nd Place:  Alicia Dobbs, OAC - Taste Perception and Preference of Dairy Calves

Watch her presentation at the 2017 University of Guelph 3MT Campus Finals.

3rd Place:  Alanna Whinton, CBS - Getting the Kick Outta Creatine

Watch her presentation at the 2017 University of Guelph 3MT Campus Finals.

 

2016 University of Guelph 3MT® Winners:

1st Place:  Peter Park, OAC  - "Pig-Tacs"; Delivering Fresh, Healthy and Ethical Pork through Diet

2nd Place:  Emma Louth, OVC - Attention Deficits Associated with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

3rd Place:  Kaitlin Roke,  CBS - Gone Fishing: Omega-3 Fats and our DNA

On April 14th, 2016 Peter Park  represented the University of Guelph at the Ontario3MT® competition at Wilfrid Laurier University. Congratulations Peter on a good showing.

 

2015 University of Guelph Competition Winners:

First Place:  Meghan Yip, CBS  -  Can we use the skin of our feet for better balance?

Second Place:  Ricki Rathwell, OAC - Propagation and Preservation of Cherry Birch

Third Place:  Beryl Chung, OVC - Let’s talk – neurotransmitter and nicotinic receptor communication during brain development 

 

Congratulations to Meghan Yip who won 1st place at provincial competition hosted by Western University on April 23rd, 2015 while representing the University of Guelph.  

Meghan went on to represent the province and the University of Guelph at the National 3- Minute Thesis Competition held by the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies (CAGS). Well done Meghan!

 

2014 University of Guelph Competition Winners:

First Place:  Andrea Hitchon, OAC -  Transgenic crops-the future of Insect management?

Second Place:  Sunil V. Ram, CSAHS - War! How Public Policy is Predicated on False or Misrepresented Ideas

Third Place:  Emily Moeller, OAC -  How to Make a Better Plant - Fast!

 

Congratulations to Andrea Hitchon who represented the University of Guelph on April 24th, 2014 at the Ontario 3MT® hosted by McMaster University!

 

2013 University of Guelph 3MT® Winners:

1st Place:  Mary Anne Smith, OAC - Bridging the Gap between Science and Policy

2nd Place:  Krista Mitchnick, CSAHS - Where did I put my keys? An epigenetic hypothesis

3rd Place:  Christian Danve M. Castroverde, CBS - Tomato resistance genes: Harnessing the plant's self-defence
 
On April 18th, 2013 Mary Anne Smith and Krista Mitchnick flawlessly represented the University of Guelph at the Ontario3MT® competition.  With 34 competitor's in total from 16 Ontario University's the competition was an excellence showcase of the vast area's of research from across the province.  Congratulations to University of Toronto for placing both 1st and 2nd, and to University of Waterloo for placing 3rd.  Thank you to Queen's for their excellent organization and hospitality.