College of Sciences in 2018 3MT Competition Final Round

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    • Wednesday November 7, 2018
      6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Amphitheater, Georgia Tech Global Learning Center, 84 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
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Tatianna Richardson
Office of Graduate Studies


Summary Sentence: Deborah Ferguson and Emily Hokkett join the final round of the 3MT Competition for graduate students.

Full Summary: Deborah Ferguson and Emily Hokett join the final round of the Three Minute Thesis Competition. Hokett and Ferguson are a Ph.D. students in the Schools of Psychology and Physics, respectively.  

  • 3MT Finalists 3MT Finalists

Two Ph.D. students from the College of Sciences will be competing in the final round of the Georgia Tech Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. 

  • Deborah Ferguson, Physics
    Testing General Relativity With Gravitational Waves
  • Emily Hokett, Psychology
    General Sleep Patterns Predict Associative Memory Retrieval in Older Adults

Ferguson's research is in the fields of numerical reelativity and strong field gravity. Her advisor is School of Physics Professor Deirdre Shoemaker.

Hokett's research is in the fields of cognition and brain science. Her advisor is School of Psychology Associate Professor Audrey Duarte. 

Since 2015, Georgia Tech's 3MT competition has helped graduate students hone their communication skills by challenging them to share their research in three minutes in a way anyone could understand.

The entire campus community is invited to come out and support the graduate students competiting in the final round of the 2018 competition. 

For more information about 3MT, visit

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In Campus Calendar

College of Sciences, School of Physics, School of Psychology

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Career/Professional development
graduate students, Postdocs, faculty
  • Created By: A. Maureen Rouhi
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  • Created On: Oct 26, 2018 - 10:31am
  • Last Updated: Oct 26, 2018 - 10:56am