Passing the PhD: how to defend your thesis
04 May 2023
Imagine this – you have two hours to prove to a room of experts that your PhD research was good enough to land you a doctorate. Daunting, right? In this episode, Dr Yongyan Peng (Angel) joins ex-PhD students and newly minted Drs Erin Stroud and Hilary Ireland to chat about how they prepared for and successfully defended their theses. You’ll hear a play-by-play audio diary of Erin’s defence process and reflections from Erin and Hilary on the run-up to the examination day. If you are doing a PhD, this is the episode for you! www.plantandfood.com/scigest
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Dr. Yongyan Peng
Kia ora, you can call me Angel. My current research is to understand kiwifruit flowering, with a focus to help us be prepared for challenges like climate change. My background...
Dr. Hilary Ireland
Kia ora, I am a plant molecular biologist specialising in the genetics of flower and fruit development important for fruit set, size, shape and structure. My PhD took an evolutionary...