Posts tagged 'Covid-19'

Unprecedented: The Story of a Lockdown Viva (Dissertation Defense)

Unprecedented: The Story of a Lockdown Viva (Dissertation Defense)

Defending your doctoral thesis can be a daunting prospect at any time, but doing it via video call is another challenge altogether! Dr. Harry Potter of the University of Edinburgh shares the story of his lockdown PhD defense, and considers the pros and cons of a virtual viva...

Co-op During COVID-19: An Undergrad’s Experience

Co-op During COVID-19: An Undergrad’s Experience

When undergraduate student Elizabeth Ethier landed her dream co-op position at the Alzheimer’s Clinical and Translational Research Unit in Boston, she was excited for the new challenges it would bring. But navigating an in-person work placement during a global pandemic would prove to be a different challenge altogether…

Tips for Presenting Research on Zoom

Tips for Presenting Research on Zoom

With COVID-19 restrictions continuing and in-person conferences still on hold, it seems that virtual presentations will be the norm for some time to come. Here, Sophie Prosolek shares valuable tips on how to share scientific research via Zoom effectively.

Best Social Platforms for Scientific Networking in Lockdown

Best Social Platforms for Scientific Networking in Lockdown

With conferences cancelled, how can scientists network effectively? Here, Sophie Prosolek tells us the best social platforms to help you network in lockdown, whatever stage you are at in your scientific career.

Alternative Ways for Scientists To Network During a Pandemic

Alternative Ways for Scientists To Network During a Pandemic

How can you network during a pandemic? Neuroscientist Myrthe Mampay from the University of Brighton UK shares her top tips for these challenging times...

COVID-19: Thoughts from our Scientific Advisory Board

COVID-19: Thoughts from our Scientific Advisory Board

Two members of our Scientific Advisory Board – Professor Graham Collingridge and Professor Elek Molnár share their thoughts about the impact and practical challenges of the coronovirus pandemic on their labs, and offer some words of support for their fellow scientists...

COVID-19: What Can Life Scientists Do To Help?

COVID-19: What Can Life Scientists Do To Help?

Are you a scientist looking for ways to help in the fight against COVID-19? We’ve put together this round up of initiatives we’ve spotted calling on life scientists to put their skills and equipment to use in the global effort against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Working Remotely

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Working Remotely

Like many professions, life scientists are finding themselves in an unprecedented situation right now as the COVID-19 pandemic impacts scientific research around the world. We've spoken to some members of our life science community in the UK, USA and Europe to find out what the impact on their research has been, how they’re planning on spending their time away from the lab productively, what they’ve learned from this global situation, and what words of advice and encouragement they have for fellow scientists around the world.

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Covid-19: Practical Advice for Researchers

Covid-19: Practical Advice for Researchers

With all of the uncertainty around the world at this time, we want to do our very best to ensure that researchers around the world will still have access to our products, protecting the continuity and integrity of their research, where they are still able to do it. We have compiled some FAQs that might help to address some of your immediate practical concerns...