Juliana Vidal, originally from Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil, is completing her PhD in Chemistry at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

So, now what? The perspectives of a “laboratory-less” chemistry graduate student amid the COVID-19 outbreak


On March 11th of 2020, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic across the world due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Weirdly enough, just like in those horrible “end-of-the-world” or “I-will-close-my-eyes-because-I-cannot-watch-that-much-blood” zombie movies, a deadly disease started to rapidly spread everywhere in the world and completely changed the way we live. My own...