6 science podcasts that you should be listening to

6 science podcasts that you should be listening to

Podcasts are becoming more and more popular. They are how we learn new knowledge, learn new skills and even get our news now. They are even becoming a huge tool for bloggers and institutions looking to reach more diverse audiences in their digital marketing strategies. But everyone seems to have their favourites that they are [...]

49 inspirational tourist attractions for science lovers in North America

49 inspirational tourist attractions for science lovers in North America

When I'm not in the lab, or now sharing the science stories of some incredible researchers in my new job, you will probably find me sat at a computer browsing the latest holiday destinations, flight prices and top things to do in wherever that flight is to - in fact we have just booked our [...]

17 women in STEM who everyone should learn about in school textbooks

17 women in STEM who everyone should learn about in school textbooks

How many male scientists can you name? Now - how many female scientists can you name? I am willing to bet that no matter how many you could name, the number of male scientists was higher than female right? A study in 2016 showed that male scientists outnumber women 3:1 in school textbooks and if [...]

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 [...]

My 2019 Goals

My 2019 Goals

Happy New Year! . Okay, I know I am very late to the party but I have a few very good reasons why it is nearly the end of January and this is the first post I am writing. The short version is that I have been finding somewhere new to live, started a new [...]