Kayla Iacovino

PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge

By Kayla Iacovino, University of Cambridge

Remember research before computers? I sure don’t. But I’m told that back then, people still used slides to give talks. Figures were hand drawn, and references were found after hours upon hours in a brick and mortar library going through stacks of paper journals.

These days, we’ve automated a lot of the more mundane tasks involved in doing science. As someone doing their PhD in 2013, I’ve never had it any other way.

Even among us…

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