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3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) 2017 AU Competition

Congratulations to the winners of Athabasca University's internal 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition which was held in March by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.  Cash prizes awarded to the top three were graciously provided by AU’s Research Centre.

Mohammad Belghis-Zadeh

1st Place- $1000 prize
Mohammad Belghis-Zadeh, MScIS student
Supervisor: Dr. Sabine Graf
Topic: Is the Internet our Best Friend

Mohammad will go on to compete at the Western Regional Competition which is being held at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon on April 28, 2017.

Winners from the Western Regional Competition will go on to compete at the National Competition, hosted virtually

2nd Place - $500 prize
Bertrand Sodjahin, MScIS student
Supervisor: Dr. Vive Kumar & Dr. Shauna Reckseidler-Zenteno
Topic: Once, Pseudomonas affect - Now, cured and happy!!!

3rd Place - $250 prize
Diane Mitchnick MScIS student
Supervisor: Dr. Vive Kumar
Topic: Using Student Data to Determine an Effective Diagnostic Model for ADHD

Watch all of the competitors 3MT® presentations here.

2017 Online Research Conference for Graduate Students

"Knowledge Without Boundaries"

This on-line event will be held in place of the 2017 in-person Graduate Student Conference in Edmonton
Co-sponsored by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association
Held on Saturday, October 21, 2017. More details coming soon!

FGS Professional Development Workshops

October to November 2017

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is pleased to invite you to a newly launched
Professional Development Workshop (PD) Series on Effective Communication & Career Building.

There are 4 modules. Each module is 2 hours and will be delivered online using Adobe Connect.

See more...

2016 Graduate Student Conference

Co-hosted by Athabasca University Faculty of Graduate Studies and
Athabasca University Graduate Student Association

"Research without Borders"

Highlights from the conference can be viewed on the FGS conference website

Updated May 23 2017 by Student & Academic Services

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