Why am I learning sign language for scicomm?

Why am I learning sign language for scicomm?

I am a firm believer and passionate advocate that science education and all the information generated from research should be made available for everyone. This is one of the reasons that I started doing outreach and scicomm on social media. But it wasn't until I took part in a recent Soapbox Science event that I [...]

17 science communicators to watch out for in 2019

17 science communicators to watch out for in 2019

As you all know by now I am really passionate about science communication, or scicomm. Whether that is sharing my research within my lab group, my university, my research field, with funders and policy makers, with school children or with the public, scicomm comes in an infinite amount of forms and there are so many [...]

What happens in our bodies when we laugh? – Comedy Central Live 2018

What happens in our bodies when we laugh? – Comedy Central Live 2018

Celebrity gossip time! Oxygen and magnesium are dating! . . OMg! . In other news, Einstein has finally finished that theory about space he has been working on. . . It's about time too! . Anyone know how you plan a space party? . . Well, I guess you just plan-et! . Okay, okay! I'm [...]

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 [...]

What is it like to do Soapbox Science? Bournemouth 2018

What is it like to do Soapbox Science? Bournemouth 2018

Back in June, I took part in my first ever live science outreach event. It was Soapbox Science in Brighton. But fast forward a few months, and I received an email asking me to fill in for someone who had dropped out of the Bournemouth event, which just happened to be the day after I [...]

Inspiring future women in STEM: Barbie & Tynker’s #YouCanBeAnything campaign

Inspiring future women in STEM: Barbie & Tynker’s #YouCanBeAnything campaign

After 4 years studying for my molecular biology undergrad, and now 4 years trying to get my PhD, what would you say if I told you that one of my favourite and my best subject at school was French? I loved going to every single French lesson I had doing literature reviews and writing essays [...]