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March 29, 2015

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Tutor Spotlight: Cory Scurr Wins 3MT's Participants' Choice Award

As you may already know, Cory Scurr was the first place winner of Laurier's 3-minute thesis (3MT) competition last month. Yesterday, he competed in 3MT's provincial competition held at McMaster University. We are thrilled to announce that Cory was the winner of the Participants' Choice Award (voted by the 3MT participants). Hooray!

Here's a photo of Cory doing his thing (posted by Dr. Allison Sekuler on Twitter):


I was able to catch the live stream of the presentation (I was scared that it wasn't going to be uploaded to the website - sometimes technology does funny things) and took this screen shot of Cory's presentation:


You can watch Cory's 3MT presentation here (at the 1:37 mark).

Here are some tweets about Cory's presentation:

@mcmastersgs: Cory Scurr wins Participant's Choice at Ontario ! Congrats Cory!

@OntUniv: Cory Scurr from looks at how public opinion impacted Diefenbaker's Soviet policy. Wow - A history lesson in 3 minutes!

@mcmastersgs: Rewriting part of Canadian history with Laurier's competitor Cory Scurr. Canada-Soviet relations during the Cold War.

@LaurierFGPS: Laurier's Cory Scurr wins the participant's choice award at the Ontario 3MT! Congrats Cory... well done!

Congratulations, Cory! We look forward to learning more about your research - maybe in 5 minutes next time?†

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