Why do we age?

Okay… spoiler alert! WE ARE ALL GETTING OLDER! Alright, I guess we all knew that no matter how much we are trying to avoid it. In our ongoing quest to look more youthful with all our anti-wrinkle creams and hair dyes to cover up those grey hairs, have you ever wondered why we age in […]

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Soph talks science turns 2!

Happy birthday to me. Happy birthday to me. Happy birthday to Soph talks science. Happy birthday to me. . . Another trip around the Sun completed. A huge 940,000,000 km travelled in 365.25 days at a ridiculous speed of 30 km/second. That’s as many seconds that are in 29.8 years! And in the time it’s […]

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A PhD update: 3 months to go

It only seems like yesterday that I got home from my PhD interview. A two and a half hour drive back to literally walk through the door and my phone starts ringing. A phone call from my now PhD supervisor offering my my PhD position. Now – I only have three months left before I […]

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Scientist in the Spotlight. Ivana.

What is it like to work in STEM? That’s science, technology, engineering and maths. I have shared insights into the careers of those in science, technology and engineering throughout my Scientist in the Spotlight series, but I haven’t really celebrated the maths side of STEM. Until now! I have never been very good at maths. […]

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