2016/17 ‘Three Minute Thesis’ competition

Videos and a summary of the presentations

Videos from Birkbeck’s first 3 Minute Thesis competition, which took place on 28 June, are available along with a summary of this successful event.

The speakers for 2016/17


  • Morwenna Blewett (Department of History, Classics and Archaeology)
    Cultural Conservation under the Nazi regime
  • Alex Cook (Department of Biological Sciences)
    Molecular Machines and Malaria
  • Richard Evans (Department of Management)
    Finance, behaviour and sports
  • Dorota Gaskins (Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication)
    Learning two languages from birth
  • Pablo Olvera Mateos (Department of Philosophy)
    The aesthetic state of mind
  • Mark Panton (Department of Management)
    Stadium-led regeneration
  • John Siblon (Department of History, Classics and Archaeology)
    The Colour of Memory; Commemoration of African and Caribbean Servicemen from WWI
  • Cynthia Umezulike (School of Law)
    ‘Meaning-Centred’ Anorexic Body Rights

The winning presentations

John Siblon won a first prize of £500. Dorota Gaskins was the runner up and the audience chose Cynthia Umezulike as the people’s choice winner.

Author: ubcg56b

Graduate Research School Manager

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