“Real life vampires” win the Macdonald Campus 3MT competition


Mark Kaji, PhD candidate, has worked for three years seeking ways to combat the growing resistance of hookworms to available drugs, part of the global effort to ultimately relegate the blood-sucking intestinal parasite to history. His riveting three-minute talk, “Real Life Vampires and How to Kill Them,” took first prize at the Macdonald Campus three-minute-thesis (3MT) competition on Jan. 11.

Three-minute thesis competition proves less is sometimes more

In Focus

Not even a record-breaking snowstorm the night before could derail McGill’s second annual 3-Minute Thesis / Ma thèse en 180 secondes finals competition, an event in which graduate students boil down their complex research to 180 informative, and entertaining, seconds.

Three-Minute Thesis: Long hours of hard work for mere minutes of glory

Around Campus

The finals of McGill’s 3-Minute Thesis / Ma thèse en 180 secondes will take place on March 15. Learn more about the hard work that goes into crafting a single three-minute presentation.