2019 OSU Materials Week: connecting and celebrating Ohio State’s materials community

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The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) dedicates one week each May to celebrate all the innovative research and accomplishments of the materials community at The Ohio State University.   And this year, there was no shortage of achievements deserving recognition.   More than 350 researchers from academia, industry and government labs came together at 2019 OSU Materials Week, making the multi-day conference …

2019 OSU Materials Week: 6 grad students take Three Minute Thesis challenge

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In science, explaining one’s research thesis to an audience outside your field can be tough. Add the pressure of a ticking clock, and you’ve got a real challenge on your hands.   But six graduate students from The Ohio State University were up for it.   No props. No elaborate electronic media assistance. No dumbing it down. Each presenter was …

Ohio State researchers compete in Three Minute Thesis at 2018 OSU Materials Week

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  How much time would you need to explain your dissertation, from the painstakingly crafted proposal to collected data, findings, and conclusion? According to the University of Queensland, an 80,000-word thesis requires about nine hours to present.   Master’s and doctoral students from The Ohio State University who took the stage May 8 during the opening of 2018 OSU Materials …

Did you miss out on OSU Materials Week?

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  Don’t worry! Check out the “Materials Week in Review” to see the highlights of Materials Week. And if you couldn’t make it to the Three Minute Thesis competition, check out the awesome student finalists who presented during Materials Week. Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ) whereby PhD students have …