Happy final Monday in January everyone! It is crazy how quickly this month has gone and very worrying how I still have no stem cells to use for experiments :(. There has been one problem after another to contend with – but that’s one of the joys of a PhD. Despite having no embryonic stem […]Read More Science. Keeping it in the family.
This post probably seems like deja vu right? Yes! I know I’ve already told you all about my Science New Years Resolutions, but a campaign set up by this month’s Scientist in the Spotlight Karen R aimed to raise the awareness of stem cell research is challenging scientists and the public to make a #StemCellResolution for 2017. And after a […]Read More My #StemCellResolution. What’s yours?
I am SO annoyed and angry today – and for once it is nothing to do with anything in the lab! I did have a completely different blog to publish today, but my journey home made me realise I had to write about this as it has irritated me so much – so apologies for […]Read More ‘You don’t look like a scientist!’
Happy January all! I hope the January blues haven’t been hitting you too hard. So far I’ve managed to avoid them by focusing my efforts on things like blogging or planning new science articles. My transfer is FINALLY out the way so now I can get back into a routine and get organised again with my […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Karen R.
PhDs are full of amazing opportunities and memorable moments – but this one I didnt expect to have. The opportunity to teach high school students about me, my lab life and my research! I have always said that I could NEVER be a teacher – but after today I feel like maybe I could. So […]Read More My first steps to inspiring the new generation of scientists.
Welcome to the first ‘Cellfie’ of 2017! This post might be slightly different to previous ‘Cellfie’ of the month posts because as many of the regular readers of my blog will know – I work on embryonic stem cells and they need to be fed and looked after every day. As I am still working at […]Read More ‘Cellfie’ of the month: January 2017
After having to delay my transfer viva in December for health reasons, I woke up this morning slightly regretting agreeing to reschedule my viva for Friday the 13th Naturally I was nervous and anxious about what to actual expect from this. It wasn’t until 2pm so I spent most of the day waiting and worrying. […]Read More PhDLife. Time for an upgrade!
Christmas is over and now it’s time to head back to studying, researching and working! That daunting early morning alarm that you haven’t heard for weeks, cold and wet mornings combined with spending too much time on my first day back in the freezers is not something I want to be doing to try and […]Read More A day in the life of a PhD student. Chapter 3.
New year means a brand new feature! Say hello to ‘ScienceExplained’! My new feature that answers the questions you have! You might remember I wrote a previous post asking If you could ask science anything… what would it be. I received a few responses which I will address over time but I thought there was no better […]Read More ScienceExplained. Why do we get bags under our eyes?
Happy new year! 2017 is here! And now that my New Years Day hangover has finally subsided, it is time to get back to normal and start writing again. So I thought there was no better way to start a new year of blogging than talking about what science New Year’s Resolutions and challenges I […]Read More My science New Years Resolutions.