One of my goals for 2020 is to read more. I need to read more newspapers, magazines, blogs and both fiction and non-fiction books. Why? Well, because I like learning so those will always teach me something new. It will inspire me to come up with new and different content for the blog and social [...]
We have had a little break from Scientist in the Spotlight posts recently. We wrapped up Season 3 back in August, and took a short break from doing them as I got married, moved house, tried to buy a house and thought about how I could make these posts even better - which also took [...]
On this day a year ago, my alarm was set for the earliest it had been set in about... well... a long time, and I made my way down to the train station to join all the other commuters that were heading into London for my first day in my science communication career. Fast forward [...]
Heading into the final year of my PhD, I knew I didn't want a career in academic research. I loved the discovery and the lab work, but it was the constant uncertainty and the pressurised and competitive environment that I didn't want to be a part of for the rest of my career. So, I [...]
10 steps to setting your goals so 2020 can be as awesome as you hope. Plus my career, scicomm and wellbeing goals & more...
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Every Sunday over on my Instagram page, I share my weekly tips and tricks for improving your science communication. These can range from tips for public speaking, or using social media as a scientist to getting familiar with theories and evidence in the scicomm and public engagement space such as science capital. Every so often I [...]
This is the last blog post of 2019! I seriously have no idea where this year has gone. It has been a magical one with so many memories and so many career and life goals, and one I won't forget in a hurry. Oh course it hasn't all been plain sailing but this is the [...]
Welcome to that awkward time of year where you are probably still in a bit of a food coma, the past week has all blurred into one and you have no idea what day of the week it is anymore. Of course, I am talking about that time between Christmas and New Year where I [...]
Science communication is something that 5 years ago as I started my PhD, I didn't even know existed. Whereas now, I am working in science communication. It is what I do for my day job and it is one thing I love to do at home with this blog and my social media. But everyday [...]
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Somehow it is already the final month of 2019, and the final month of the 2010s. 10 years ago I was finishing up school, ready to embark on nearly another decade of education and now the 2020s will mark me developing in my scicomm career and married [...]