Visualise Your Thesis: vote for your favourite entry
The 2021 Visualise your Thesis Competition popular vote is now closed.
2021 competition entries
Catina Adams: "Threads of Practice"
Emmanouela Giannoulidou: "The “Third Side” of Civil War: in Nikos Kazantzakis’ The Fratricides and Manuel Chaves Nogales’ A Sangre y Fuego : Héroes, Bestias y Mártires de España"
Judy Hughes: "Identity and Acivism: The 1980 Australian Journalist Strike"
Hannah Petocz: "“Wondering If I Was the Problem”: Exploring the Perpetuation and Impact of Dating Violence on Young Australian Women"
2020: winners and entries
The 2020 winners
Congratulations to Jordyn Thomas who took out first place in La Trobe’s 2020 Visualise your thesis competition for her entry, 'Defining the role of IL-18 in the renal inflammation leading to hypertension'.
The second place went to Donovan Garcia-Ceron from School of Molecular Sciences for his spectacular entry called 'The sneezing fungus'.
The popular vote went to Stephanie Lynch who won a very tight race with her entry, 'Bacteriophages as a treatment option against canine pyoderma'.
- Jacinta Humphrey: "Life in the suburbs: Spatial change in urban bird communities"
- Allira Hanczakowski: "Translating Culture-specific Elements"
- Cecilia Bravo: "Assessing the use of social media to empower women in situations of violence"
- Katrina Dernelley: 'Life in the Clearings: Domesticity, Domestication and Colonisation in a Gold Rush Landscape'
- Jordyn Thomas: 'Defining the role of IL-18 in the renal inflammation leading to hypertension'
- Donovan Garcia-Ceron: 'The Sneezing Fungus'
- Nicole Pavich: 'Environment, Ethics & Aesthetics: Film’s Role in Framing a Sustainable Fashion Future'
- Airah Javorsky: 'X-ray Crystallography shining the light on viral proteins'
- Steph Houghton: 'What do you mean volunteers can’t save the world?'
- Yao Tang: 'Undecidability of the Theory of Concatenation'
- Katherine Sewell: 'The Dynamic Trajectory of Post-Stroke Depression'
- Stephanie Lynch: 'Bacteriophages as a treatment option against canine pyoderma'
- John Pierce: "Words Fail Me": A comparison of low-intensity constraint and multimodal therapies in chronic aphasia'
- Natasha Joyce: 'God, Gold, and Crisis'
- Sandesh Pantha: 'Nurse-doctor interprofessional collaboration'
- Matthew Hein: 'Investigating mechanisms of defensin delivery into tumour cells'
2019: winners and entries
The 2019 winners
The winner of the 2019 La Trobe Visualise Your Thesis Competition was Donovan Garcia-Ceron from the School of Molecular Sciences, followed by Jason Glab from the La Trobe Institute of Molecular Sciences who received the second prize. The Popular Vote prize was awarded to Jacinta Humphrey from the School of Life Sciences.
Donovan Garcia-Ceron was also awarded second prize in the International Visualise Your Thesis Competition.
- Nishanthi Mathiyalagan: 'Characterising novel genetic pathways in epithelial development'
- Lauren Murphy: 'Pre-Hamiltonian Vase Collecting'
- Jason Glab: 'Developing new therapeutics for heart failure'
- Jacinta Humphrey: 'Life in the suburbs: Spatial change in urban bird communities'
- Hala Younis: 'Strengthening Timber Beams using Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Polymer'
- Donovan Garcia-Ceron: 'Exploring Extracellular Vesicles From Plant Fungal Pathogens'
- Lap Hing (Leo) Chi: 'Targeting BMP4 signalling to stop breast cancer spread'
2018: winners and entries
The 2018 winners
The winner of the 2018 Visualise Your Thesis Competition was Coralie Boulet from the School of Life Sciences, followed by Kylie Carra from the La Trobe Rural Health School who received the second prize and Ebony Monson from the School of Life Sciences, who received the third prize. The Popular Vote Prize was awarded to Lanzhou Jiang.
- Coralie Boulet: 'Treating malaria by targeting.. our own cells?!'
- Mulusew Fikere: 'Genomic Selection and Genome-wide Association Studies in Diverse Canola (Brassica napus L.) Populations'
- Lanzhou Jiang: 'Developing novel methods to study apoptotic cell disassembly in different human cell lines'
- Ebony Monson: 'The Role of Lipid Droplets in the Early Innate Host Response to Viral Infection'
- Jack Nunn: 'Genomics Research and Involving People'
- Carlos Santos: 'How pathogenic bacteria fold disulphide bonds - containing virulence factors'
- Katherine Sewell: 'Exploring the association between pre-existing comorbidities and recovery outcomes post-stroke'
- Sarah Sloan: 'The role of Teladorsagia circumcincta cathepsin F in evasion of the ovine immune system'
- Lily Tran: 'Characteristics and function of parasite galectin in sheep hosts'
- Aurelie Tsee Woo: 'Elucidating the key elements contributing to antibiotic resistance spread'