MSW student to compete in Ready, Set, Research Competition, Fri. April 3

Matthew Martinez, graduate student in the college of public policy’s department of social work and graduate research assistant (GRA) for Dr. Alfred Perez, was recently selected to participate in UTSA’s “Ready, Set, Research” competition sponsored by The Graduate School.  A total of 42 graduate students were selected.  Matthew will present his paper he is currently co-authoring titled, “Making Meaning of Permanency: The Retrospective Accounts of Young Adults Who Exited Foster Care through Legal Permanency.”

From the UTSA graduate school:  Ready, Set, Research is BACK and the stakes are higher! “Ready, Set, Research” is a competition providing graduate students the opportunity to showcase their research… in 3 minutes or less! For the purpose of these competition, the term “research” is interpreted broadly.

8 prizes will be awarded:

  • 1st Place Doctoral / Masters $1500 each
  • 2nd Place Doctoral / Masters $750 each
  • 3rd Place Doctoral / Masters $500 each
  • People’s Choice Doctoral/Masters $100 giftcard

Students who are not competing are welcome to attend as part of the audience to cheer on your classmates and vote for “People’s Choice”.

The Ready, Set, Research! Competition will take place:

DATE: Friday, April 3

TIME: 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

LOCATION: Main Campus, University Center North, Retama Auditorium

Competition is based on University of Queensland’s 3 Minute Thesis

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