Three Minute Thesis Competition – The University of Turku 2018 Final

3MT University of Turku, Final - Programme

Time:  Thursday 8 March 2018 at 2:00 pm (to 3:30 pm)
Place: OP-Pohjola Hall, Turku School of Economics (Rehtorinpellonkatu 3)

Chair Mari Ratia

Welcome, Professor Pirjo Nuutila, Director of the University of Turku Graduate School (UTUGS)

Why Science is Boring? PhD, Senior Lecturer Veli-Matti Vesterinen

Three Minute Thesis Competition

Presentation of the judging panel Vice Rector Riitta Pyykkö, Senior Lecturer Veli-Matti Vesterinen and Director of the Centre of Language and Communication Studies Michael Nelson

3 Minute Thesis presentations:

  • Pablo Perez, BGG, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Mapping Amazonia Using Machine Learning and Satellite Imagery
  • Kumail Motiani, DPCR, Faculty of Medicine, Seconds Vs. Minutes: What's better for improving abdominal organ metabolism
  • Anne-Mari Lummevuo, Doctoral Programme in Law, Faculty of Law, Conflict of Laws when Patenting Multinational Inventions – Piece of Cake?
  • Matias Rantanen, DRDP, Faculty of Medicine, Putting babies to sleep: Premature newborns need less propofol
  • Khalil Shahramian, FINDOS, Dentistry, Bioactive Coatings to Improve Implant-Gum Relationships & Soft Tissue Attachment Issues
  • Piryanka Motiani, DPCR, Faculty of Medicine, Can exercise training activate human brown fat?
  • Milla   Wirén, Turku School of Economics, IB, Strategizing in the New Normal
  • Anita Santana Sanchez, DPMLS, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Fuelling a cleaner future with Cyanobacteria
    • Daniel Solymosi, DPMLS, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Taming the beast
  • Aapo Knuutila, DPCR, Medicine, Did you have a whooping cough?

Break (15 minutes) – Voting for the People’s Choice & Refreshments

Declaration of the Winner, Runner-up and the People’s Choice, the Judging Panel

Distribution of Prizes, Pirjo Nuutila, Director of the University of Turku Graduate School (UTUGS)

Please register your attendance on 1 March 2018 at latest


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