Have I convinced you that scientists some in all shapes and sizes, from all backgrounds and have all sorts of interests yet? Well, regardless of whether I have or haven’t, I love sharing the stories of inspiring scientists from around the world and highlighting the incredible things they are doing. So, without further ado, it […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Mafalda A.
A career in science is very much NOT limited to being in a lab. And this is very much the case for today’s Scientist in the Spotlight. You will find him most of the time at the Raymond M. Museum of Paleontology where he is a paleontologist. Specifically, he is the Collections Manager and Outreach […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Gabriel S.
Who is ready to learn about another scientist? Me too! Today’s scientist studies something that I always wish I knew more about – the brain! This organ mesmerizes me and any chance I can take to learn a little bit more I will take. That’s why I loved today’s scientists Instagram and just had to […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Daniel T.
There are not many people that you meet on social media who you haven’t met in real life that you can call a friend. And for me, today’s Scientist in the Spotlight is exactly that! I love following her on Instagram as she always has something awesome to share or represent whether it is her […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Meriame B.
The arrival of September on Soph talks science means it is time for the return of my month long feature; Spotlight September! One thing that I aim to do with my blog is show that ‘being a scientist is not just one thing’. I want to showcase scientists from around the world to break the […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Georgia A-S.
🎶It’s the final countdown!🎶 🎶Do do do do, do-do do do do!🎶 . Writing about having 8 months left, 6 months left and even 3 months left of being a PhD student, I always felt like I had loads of time left. But where the hell has all that time gone!? I am now just […]Read More A PhD update: 1 month to go!
I am a scientist with a major case of wanderlust. I am always dreaming of holiday destinations I would love to be exploring and can often be found browsing the latest flight prices. So, any chance I get to merge my love for both science and travel I will jump at the opportunity. When I […]Read More 24 inspirational destinations for science lovers in Europe
A career in science is not what it seems. It is not all lab coats and research. In fact, there are sooo many other exciting opportunities that help share that research with the world. And there is not just one route to becoming a scientist. There are many paths that can lead to where you […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Martijn P.
Mental health is an ever growing concern with PhD students and the increasing demands on them. Thankfully more and more grad students are opening up about their mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, and tackling them, but today I just wanted to talk about PhD guilt. Looking back over my four years in […]Read More Is the PhD journey just one long guilt trip?
August already?! How? Just how!? But that means I have been out of the lab and writing full time for 4 weeks already, but it also means that I am handing in my PhD thesis next month! Okay – I hadn’t thought about it like that until I just typed that and now I’m stressing […]Read More ThesisLife: 4 weeks down, 8 weeks to go