It’s not too late to expand your horizon in three minutes

11 Aug 2016

The BEL Faculty’s 2016 Three Minute Thesis (3MT), to be held on 12 August, challenges Research Masters and PhD students to engage a general audience in their research through a three minute presentation.

The winning student, runner-up and ‘people’s choice’ winner will all receive research funds and the winner will compete in the UQ 3MT Final and may proceed to the 2016 Asia-Pacific competition.

All academic and professional staff and students are welcome to attend and participate in the People’s Choice vote.

Presentations will include:

  • Mattia Anesa, UQBS management cluster: understanding the legitimacy of corporate tax minimisation
  • Nazila Babakhani, UQBS tourism cluster: the usefulness of psychophysiological methods for sustainable tourism
  • Sam Boyle, law school: how law does and should deal with adults with anorexia nervosa who refuse treatment
  • Sumali Dissanayake, economics school: addressing climate change cause and effects on agriculture, land use and energy: case studies of South Asian economies
  • Chelsea Gill, UQBS, tourism cluster: exploring the role of corporate retreats in restoring directed attention
  • Donna Kelly, UQBS tourism cluster: Can the tourism legacy of major events be applied to smaller events?
  • Joseph Lelliott, law school: smuggling of unaccompanied minors: protection, deterrence and the effectiveness of international and domestic legal frameworks
  • Olivia (Jie) Ren, UQBS tourism cluster: exploring relationships between Chinese tourists’ cultural values and engagement in nature-based activities
  • Debbie Roberts, UQBS marketing cluster: predicting consumer grocery channel choice
  • Holly Thompson, UQBS marketing cluster: creating community sports club settings that allow minors to participate in sports teams without feeling pressure to consume alcohol
  • Miriam Yates, UQBS management cluster: using power to get your way at work.  Does gender matter?

Further information about the presentations

Event details

Friday 12 August
1.45pm for 2.00pm start
Seminar Room 275, Level 2, Global Change Institute Building (#20), The University of Queensland
St Lucia campus [map].