Linguistics PhD student Sara Ciesielski wins distance and sprint thesis description prizes

Sara Ciesielski has won the three minute thesis competition at The University of Melbourne for her thesis description: Learning to be Sherpa: Children, language and culture on the roof of the world. She has won a Travelling Scholarship to the value of $4,500, will compete in the 2012 Asia-Pacific competition taking place at the University of Queensland, and has a perpetual trophy – the McPhee Cup.

And, showing she is as good in the sprint as in the long-distance, Sara has also won one of the two-minute thesis prizes in the international competition run by PhD Comics.

More information: “Two-minute Thesis Competition Winners,” on the PHD Comics website.

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