[PUBLIC EVENT] 2024 edition of My Thesis in 180 Seconds: meet our 12 finalists

On The March 19, 2024

The Université de Lyon regional final of the international Francophone “My Thesis in 180 Seconds” competition will take place on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 6 PM. You can watch the final in person or via live streaming on the UdL’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.

My Thesis in 180 Seconds invites PhD students to present their research topic in simple terms to a jury and diverse non-specialist audience. Twelve PhD students from the Lyon Saint-Étienne university sites will present their research projects in three minutes in a clear and concise, yet convincing manner.

A jury made up of researchers, journalists and representatives from the socio-economic sector will then award three prizes. You will also have the opportunity to award the People’s Choice Award by attending the final!

The Université de Lyon winners of the first jury prize and the audience prize will go on to compete in the national stage of the competition.

Meet the 12 finalists

  • Xanthe Adams-Ward, Mechanisms involved in the persistence of Legionella pneumophila in relation to antibiotic tolerance, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
  • Sylvain Begon, Public Speaking Education: ethnography of a secondary school oratory training experiment and its sociological perspectives, Université Jean Monnet Saint-Étienne
  • François-Joseph Billaud, Social rating systems: issues of power and self-presentation, Université Lumière Lyon 2
  • Laura Boulogne, Preclinical and clinical study of the SERCA2 reticulum calcium pump in post-ischemic heart failure: SERCA2 activation as a treatment strategy, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
  • Lucie Chalet, MRI oxygen metabolism assessment in clinical strokes: an innovative imaging biomarker for cerebrovascular disease, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
  • Nicolas Herreyre, A new physico-chemical approach to characterizing and dating lime mortars, Université Lumière Lyon 2
  • Wissam El Hajj, Mathematical modeling of inflammation, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
  • Kassandra Gérard, How do viruses get into the nucleus of our cells? Geometric and mechanical properties of the interaction of a virus with a biological pore, ENS de Lyon
  • David Lopes, Study of the impact of gender stereotypes on the socialization of men who take part in a “girl’s” sport, such as baton twirling, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
  • Céline Spriet, The development of visual categories in term and preterm infants, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
  • Manon Rojo, Effects of individualized, home-based, mobile app-guided exercise to combat fatigue in patients with newly diagnosed multiple sclerosis (MS), Université Jean Monnet Saint-Étienne
  • Iris Dadole, The molecular basis of persister regrowth during infection, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1

Come and cheer them on

On Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at 6 PM. You can follow it live on the
Université de Lyon’s Facebook page
YouTube channel