Plant researcher from Singapore wins virtual Asia-Pacific 3MT

6 Oct 2020

A student from Singapore has topped a field of 54 talented researchers in the 2020 Asia-Pacific Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition, winning the first virtual final hosted by The University of Queensland.

Eight PhD candidates from Australia, New Zealand and Asia made the final, summarising their research into engaging three-minute videos which were shown at the event.

Nanyang Technological University Singapore student Yifei Luo won with her presentation ‘Listening in on Plants through a Conductive Liquid Glue’, taking home a $5000 prize sponsored by Springer Nature.

UQ developed the 3MT competition in 2008 and it’s now been adopted by more than 900 universities in 85 countries worldwide.

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