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Dance Your Ph.D.

For four years now Science has been recognizing Ph.D.s that are strong not only in their understanding of their research, but how they can portray this research to a larger crowd -- through song and dance.

Joel Miller, a biomedical engineer at the University of Western Australia in Perth, won this years top award for Dancing his Ph.D., he also swept the Physics category. What I learned from the video: His research is based on titanium alloys strong enough for lasting hip replacements - and he uses lasers to create these alloys.

I would love to know what you think:

Microstructure-Property relationships in Ti2448 components produced by Selective Laser Melting: A Love Story from Joel Miller on Vimeo.


There were additional categories. and winners found here: Science Magazine "Dance Your Ph.D."

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Reader Comments (2)

Dude, that's awesome. I knew nothing about titanium, and now I do.

It reminds me of this ultrainformative rap about the Large Hadron Collider: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j50ZssEojtM except with less awkward Australians.

October 21, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterSarah Scoles

Thats true @sarah scoles

February 2, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermensajes claro

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