The early-stage researcher Milena Watanabe Bavaresco won the 2021 University of Southampton round of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition and was classified as a quarter finalist in the Vitae national round.

The 3MT is a science communication competition in which postgraduate researchers are challenged to present their research project to a non-specialist audience in just under three minutes.

Milena explained her work on structural vibrations with the title “Good vibrations: using motion to detect early signs of structural damage”.

You can see her recording below and the videos of the 2021 finalists, semi-finalists and quarter finalists here.