Guest blog: A beginner’s guide to nuclear fission

Guest blog: A beginner’s guide to nuclear fission

Nuclear fission is a renewable energy source, and approximately 21% of the UK’s electricity comes from nuclear reactors! So why not know a little bit more about where this electricity comes from? Fission may also have piqued your interest if you have watched the hit show Chernobyl! Find out why fission can be dangerous and [...]

Guest blog: Tips for working from home as a PhD student during COVID-19

Guest blog: Tips for working from home as a PhD student during COVID-19

As we are all settling into life under lockdown I thought I’d put together a number of quick tips to help PhD students working from home. Being alone in a flat all day with nothing to do except work on your thesis may sounds great at first, but I’m sure you’ve all found that the [...]

5 tips to boost your confidence for your first Instagram Live!

5 tips to boost your confidence for your first Instagram Live!

I have been sharing my STEM journey and all things science on Instagram for around 4 years or so now. I've made videos, I talk on stories and I've shared hundreds of posts, but I have never done an Instagram Live! That was until a week ago! I was invited to be interviewed live on [...]

Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines

Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines

You don't need me to tell you about why I am sharing this post. You all know the situation. But it also means that there is a lot of talk about a potential vaccine and it is something hundreds of researchers are working on across the world. But vaccine development under normal circumstances takes years, [...]