In this episode I have a really fascinating chat with Dr Tatiana Porto, who recently finished her PhD in biochemistry at the University of Essex. We had a really long chat about what it was like to be an international postgraduate researcher, her research, and how meeting the Fifth Doctor Peter Davison helped her prepare for her viva! Tatiana also used VivaCards to help her prepare, which are the creation of Dr George Julian who came on the podcast in Episode 26.
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Nathan (@DrRyder and @VivaSurvivors)
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