In this week’s episode we revisit the topic that we examined in our first ever episode of Naturally Speaking—the dreaded PhD viva (also known as the defence in some countries). This is the final oral examination faced by PhD students before they can be awarded their degree. This episode features a panel discussion with Prof Neil Metcalfe, Prof Barbara Mable (@barbaramable1), Jennifer […]
Finally! Our first ever podcast episode, in which Zara Gladman, Leoni de Wert, Rowland Kao, and Shaun Killen discuss how to survive your viva – the oral examination that every PhD student must pass before receiving their degree. Have a listen and let us know what you think! Naturally Speaking Episode 1 UPDATE: We revisited this topic in a later […]
Just finished recording our first segment! Rowland Kao, Leoni de Wert, Zara Gladman, and Shaun Killen were in our extravagant recording studios (aka the Graham Kerr library) to chat about surviving every PhD students greatest fear – the viva! The discussion will air on our first episode, so stay tuned!