2017 UCalgary 3MT finalists

2017 University of Calgary Three Minute Thesis Finalists

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Aprami Jaggi


Aprami Jaggi, Geoscience
Supervisors: Dr. Steve R. Larter, Dr. Thomas B.P. Oldenburg
The Ultimate Fate of Oil in the Marine Environment Following Spillage

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Nancy Adam

Second Place

Nancy Adam - Medicine – Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Supervisors:  Dr. Tara Beattie, Dr. Karl Riabowol
The Aging Clock: Capping the Lifespan of our Cells

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Cynthia Kahl

Third Place and People's Choice

Cynthia Kahl,  Medicine – Neurosciences
Supervisor: Dr. Frank P. MacMaster
Turning Down the Tics: Using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as a Potential Treatment for Tourette's Syndrome in Children

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Supun De Silva


Supun De Silva, Engineering – Electrical & Computer 
Supervisor: Dr. Michal Okoniewski
Efficient Antennas for Your Smart Phone

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Samadhi Gunasekera


Samadhi Gunasekera, Engineering – Civil 
Supervisor: Dr. Patrick Hettiaratchi
Methane Biofiltration - One step closer to preventing global warming!

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Stephanie Hladik


Stephanie Hladik, Engineering – Electrical & Computer
Supervisor: Dr. Laleh Behjat
Using an Engineering Education Framework to Introduce Elementary Teachers to Computational Thinking

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Susann Lagore


Susann Lagore, Environmental Design
Supervisor: Dr. Thomas P. Keenan
All Aboard: Public Transit for Individuals with Autism

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Ghada Nafie


Ghada Nafie, Engineering – Chemical & Petroleum 
Supervisor: Dr. Nashaat N. Nassar
Nanoparticle Technology - Tomorrow's Wastewater Solution

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Tona Pitt


Tona Pitt, Medicine – Community Health Sciences
Supervisor: Dr. Brent Hagel
Determining the Cause of Motor Vehicle Related Paediatric Bicyclist Injuries

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William Andrew Thompson


William Andrew Thompson, Biological Sciences
Supervisor: Dr. Matt Vijayan
The Environmental Cost of Pursuing Happiness

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