Prisons seem an unlikely source of outstanding university students, but it is. What’s more, those who have done such study are much less likely to re-offend when they get out.
UNSW PhD candidate Alice Russo has won the 3-Minute Thesis competition based on her research into ancient viruses.
A finger-prick blood test for cancer, biomaterials to replace bone, koala vaccines and a mutant obesity-proof mouse are among bold new PhD ideas battling it out in this year's Three-Minute Thesis competition.
UNSW’s 3 Minute Thesis champion, Sharon Savage, will compete on the world stage against 26 fellow PhD candidates in the Universitas 21 virtual grand final.
PhD student Sharon Savage, who has proven that it is possible to improve the vocabulary of people with dementia in a short time-frame, is the winner of UNSW’s 3 Minute Thesis competition.
Some of UNSW’s brightest PhD students faced a research battle of a different kind as they competed in the annual Three Minute Thesis competition.