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Following Departmental heats, 19 students took part in Imperial's third 3 Minute Thesis competition final on Thursday 21 April 2016 at 13.00

The finalists were:

  • Ana Rita Carvalho Araujo (Institute of Clinical Sciences)
  • Katie Bayfield (National Heart and Lung Institute)
  • Rachel Bertram (Department of Earth Science and Engineering)
  • Paola Chio Bisto Boscolo (Imperial College Business School)
  • Hinesh Chotai (Mathematics of Planet Earth CDT)
  • Christopher Corbishley (Imperial College Business School)
  • Sophie Damy (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
  • Arminder Deol (School of Public Health)
  • Taran Driver (Department of Physics)
  • Alix Gunne-Braden (Institute of Clinical Sciences)
  • Franca Hoffmann (Department of Mathematics)
  • Timo Lauteslager (Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
  • Laura Petrescu (Department of Earth Science and Engineering)
  • Leor Roseman (Department of Medicine)
  • Giorgia Rossi (Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
  • Iris Scherwitzl (Department of Medicine)
  • Tobias Schwedes (Mathematics of Planet Earth CDT)
  • Howard Taylor (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering)
  • Madeleine Whybrow (Department of Mathematics)

After careful consideration, the judges awarded the following prizes:

  • 1st Place - Sophie Damy (Civil and Environmental Engineering)
  • 2nd Place - Taran Driver (Department of Physics)
  • 3rd Place - Tobias Schwedes (Mathematics of Planet Earth CDT)
  • People's Choice Award - Timo Lauteslager (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)