Vanessa Mardirossian won the Third Jury Prize in the National Final of Ma Thèse en 180 secondes, which took place on Thursday, November 19th from 3:30 PM EST-5:30 PM EST. Full details below.
|Discover the winners of the national final of the My thesis in 180 seconds competition!|
–Montreal, November 19, 2020 – Presented by Hydro-Québec, the My thesis in 180 seconds competition (MT180) allows doctoral students to present their research topic in simple terms to a lay and diverse audience. Each student must make, in three minutes, a clear, concise and nevertheless convincing presentation on his research project. The national final was held earlier today online and can still be viewed on the Acfas Facebook page .
The finale was hosted by Sophie-Andrée Blondin from ICI Radio-Canada Première. The jury brought together Isabelle Chartier, president of the jury, Research and Innovation – Production director at the Hydro-Quebec Research Institute, Marie-Andrée Bédard, expert advisor in Canadian relations at the Quebec Secretariat for Canadian relations, Patrick Noël, professor Associate Professor of History and Theory of History at the University of Saint-Boniface, Élodie Nguena, winner of the 2019 national final of the MT180 competition and Marie-Philippe Bouchard, President and CEO of TV5 Québec Canada. He had the difficult task of choosing the three laureates who won jury prizes. These are awarded by Hydro-Québec, the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies and the Canada Foundation for Innovation,
Here are the winners of the grand finale.
1st jury prize and public prize – Florence Veronneau-Veilleux – University of Montreal
Mathematical modeling of the dopaminergic system of the basal ganglia in the context of Parkinson’s disease and its medication
2nd jury prize – Martin Chenal – National Institute for Scientific Research
Characterization of the GspA protein in Neisseria meningitidis: an important regulator of competence
3rd jury prize – Vanessa Mardirossian – Concordia University
The hidden face of matter: an ecoliteracy of clothing through a molecular approach to color in an eco-responsible practice of textile design
Acfas, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary from May 2022 to June 2023, promotes knowledge as an engine of development in our societies by bringing together actors and research actors within the Francophonie. Resolutely turned towards the future, it is a powerful vector of democratization and scientific communication. It values researchers from all disciplines, as well as research excellence.