Okay – so I still cannot believe I am saying this but I won not just one but TWO UK Blog Awards! Regular readers of my blog will remember that back in December I was asking if you would all vote for Soph talks science in the Education category for the UK Blog Awards 2018 […]Read More I won a UK Blog Award!
My time left as a PhD student is in the series of months now. Months! Not years! Months! I don’t know where the time has gone. It feels like only yesterday that I was only half way through and still had 2 years’ worth of research to go. But as well as finishing up in […]Read More Pondering life after the PhD
I have a serious case of wanderlust! Any of you that know me or have been following me for a little while would have noticed that. I can often be found browsing the latest flight deals or creating dream travel boards on Pinterest during my 10 minute incubations in the lab. The background on my […]Read More 15 inspirational science day trips in the UK
Now, don’t get me wrong, I LOVE everything digital! Social media, photography, blogging and everything in between! After all it is what helps me to connect with all of you curious science lovers. But even for someone like me who always has some kind of tech on her, I don’t think you can beat cuddling […]Read More 10 science books that everyone can love & read
Hello. My name is Soph and I am a STEMinist! . Growing up it was always going to be science that I was going to work in. But I wasnt aware of any female role models in the field that could inspire me or at least show me that girls can do science but this […]Read More #StrongerTogether. Why I love the Women in STEM community.
It’s 2018! I’m sure each and everyone of you is very aware of that but that means one thing for me! I finish my PhD this year! . I still don’t think that it has sunk in that I am a final year PhD student and I’ve been working on my project for 3 and […]Read More A PhD update: 8 months to go
Happy New Year science lovers! *** New Year, time for a New You, right? As we ring in the new year, a lot of us make New Years Resolutions to try and better ourselves over the next 365 days. But most of those are long forgotten memories or thrown away ideas by the time January […]Read More Hello 2018: Setting New Goals
Wow! What a year 2017 has been for me! With only a few days left of the year and us all now being stuck in that awkward stage between Christmas and New Year, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to take a look back and reflect on what I have achieved this year […]Read More Looking back at 2017
How’s your Christmas shopping going? I was trying to be organised and got a large chunk of my gifts at the start of the month, and thought I had loads of time left to get the last little bits for those awkward ones who I can never think of ideas for. Turns out I now […]Read More Christmas gift guide for science lovers
Today is my birthday! I was okay turning 25, but 26 feels like I should be a ‘fully functional adulting adult’, when in fact I’m still a broke student! But that doesn’t mean I’m not going to celebrate and have a day full of bubbly, cake, hopefully a few little gifts, more food and the […]Read More How to scientifically have your birthday cake… and eat it!