12 min

Digital Defense Lab in the Time of Coronavirus

    • Life Sciences

You’re a graduate student. You’ve spent five to seven years in the lab, doing experiments and analyzing data. At last, the big day comes to present your PhD research, defend your written thesis and get your degree.


 


Then COVID breaks out.


 


Tune in to hear the stories of four women who gave one of the biggest presentations of their lives, their thesis defense, over Zoom. Follow them as they prepared their bedrooms and their basements, grappled with technical issues and discovered surprising advantages to defending online.

You’re a graduate student. You’ve spent five to seven years in the lab, doing experiments and analyzing data. At last, the big day comes to present your PhD research, defend your written thesis and get your degree.


 


Then COVID breaks out.


 


Tune in to hear the stories of four women who gave one of the biggest presentations of their lives, their thesis defense, over Zoom. Follow them as they prepared their bedrooms and their basements, grappled with technical issues and discovered surprising advantages to defending online.

12 min