Posts tagged 'Dissertation defense'

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Examining Your First Dissertation Defense

The Life Scientists’ Guide to Examining Your First Dissertation Defense

Sitting on your first dissertation defense (or viva) panel is a big responsibility and you’ll want to make sure things go as smoothly as possible for all involved. That’s why we’ve gathered some top tips from seasoned examiners to make sure your first experience on a defense panel is a positive one.

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...

Surviving Your PhD Viva / Dissertation Defense

Surviving Your PhD Viva / Dissertation Defense

You've been working hard in the lab for years, you've submitted your PhD thesis, and there is one more hurdle...Our fabulous guest blogger Dr. James Quinn, shares his top tips for surviving your PhD viva (dissertation defense).