Three-Minute Thesis Winner Update

AU Faculty of Graduate Studies Master student Kathleen Kelava and Dr. Simon Nuttgens. [photo credit: Kathleen Kelava]

Last month, we told you about AU’s Master of Counselling Psychology student Kathleen Kelava who was selected to compete in the Western Regionals 3MT contest —otherwise known as the Three-Minute Thesis. Kelava had won competing against five of her AU peers to claim the winning 3MT title and prize of $1,000 (donated by the Research Centre) as well as the trip to B.C. to compete in … [Read more...]

Talk to ME: 3MT style

Kathleen Kelava, MC, AU Alumni Award Winner for the Future Alumni Category [photo credit: Kathleen Kelava]

Most of us know someone in the academic world who may be so close to their research they tend to forget about the “lay people” who’d rather hear the straight-up elevator pitch over the scientific jargon of their thesis. Faculty in Athabasca University’s Graduate Studies Program are well aware of this tendency and are taking part in the annual, international 3MT Three-Minute … [Read more...]