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Vitae Three Minute Thesis Competition – University of Manchester Success!

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The University of Manchester is excited to announce that one of our own postgraduate researchers, Chris Worth, has made it through to the national final of the prestigious Vitae Three Minute Thesis Competition

Chris is a paediatrician working with children with the rare disease, Congenital Hyperinsulinism (CHI). Chris is interested in the use of technology to improve the care of these children and as such is in the final year of his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Manchester. Chris’s research looks at how we can use existing technologies for children with CHI and work collaboratively with patients and families to improve outcomes. 

Chris was chosen by the judges from over 60 institutional competition winners to be just one of 6 researchers competing in the national final

Finalists Vitae 3MT® 2022

  • Chris Worth, University of Manchester, The Problem with Lie-ins
  • Farah Sinada, University of Westminster, Death to Worms!
  • Julia Fajardo-Sanchez, King’s College London (KCL), Seeing the Whole Picture: Preventing Fibrosis to protect our Sight
  • Laura Booth, Newcastle University, The heartbreaking problem with anticancer drugs, a Jekyll and Hyde story
  • Sadaf Akbari, Kingston University, Engineering Smart Bone Tissue
  • Yasna Najmi, Ulster University, A herbal alternative to treating dental implant diseases

The online final will be broadcast on Thursday 15 September at 12:00pm. Please register now to watch, support and vote for Chris at the final!

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