Guest blog: 4 things I learnt at the Society for Neuroscience conference 2018

Guest blog: 4 things I learnt at the Society for Neuroscience conference 2018

The brain - isn't it incredible? If there is one thing I wish I had studied more it would be this mesmerising organ and probably one of the reasons I follow so many neuroscientists across social media. But this also meant that last week my social media feeds were full of people at the biggest [...]

Guest blog: Spot the Difference – Bake Off vs Medicinal Chemistry

Guest blog: Spot the Difference – Bake Off vs Medicinal Chemistry

The Great British Bake Off is a TV staple for most of us Brits - and further afield now it is on Netflix! But I often find myself in the lab following a protocol and comparing it to following your favourite recipe. There seems to be a load of similarities between following a recipe and [...]

Guest blog: My Summer as a Science Communication Intern

Guest blog: My Summer as a Science Communication Intern

Anyone that knows me will know that I have a serious case of wanderlust. I am always looking for the next place I can visit and saving up for those flights and excursions to capture those photos & moments that will last a lifetime. But you all also know that I love science communication. Scicomm [...]

Guest blog: 5 tips to create a work/life balance outside of the lab

Guest blog: 5 tips to create a work/life balance outside of the lab

Back in April, you might remember that I was honoured to win two UK blog awards and from that I had the pleasure of being introduced to and meeting many more incredible and inspiring bloggers from around the country. One of those was today's guest blogger Gemma! I love having guest post on my blog [...]

Guest blog: Making the jump from the lab bench to a career in MedComms

Guest blog: Making the jump from the lab bench to a career in MedComms

Being a scientist is not just one thing! This is the advice I keep sharing across my social media platforms and when I do science talks to try and break down the stereotypes associated with being a scientist and also to try and inspire the younger generation to get involved in STEM (that's science, technology, [...]

Guest blog. 5 real life Fantastic Beasts and where to find them.

My final day in Barbados is finally here which means I have one final slot for a guest blogger. I am a bit of a Potterhead at heart and loved the new addition to the Harry Potter universe when the first Fantastic Beasts film got released at the end of last year. So amongst my [...]

Guest blog: ‘Cellfie’ of the month. The Dopaminergic Neuron.

Shown good the bad and the ugly of embryonic stem cells Explaimed that they need feeding every day to keep them happy but when they are unhappy their default is to turn into neurons or a type of brain cell Ive noticed recently that the odd colony of stem cells amongst my tower of cell [...]