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ROCK AND ROLL CAN SAVE THE PLANET: Simonne Pengelly’s Three Minute Thesis

The Three Minute Thesis is a competition that’s held annually for PhD and master of philosophy candidates across the University of Newcastle.

In just three minutes, using only a static slide, participants present their research. What they’re doing, how they’re doing it, and why.

One of this year’s finalists is Simonne Pengelly has based her thesis around the premise that rock and roll can save the planet. Simonne joined Tracy Mac on Newcastle Live Radio for a lesson in music and its effect on the world.


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