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 [...]

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 [...]

SpookyScience: Could we all turn into vampires?

SpookyScience: Could we all turn into vampires?

Happy Halloweenย ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ•ธ๐Ÿ•ท! . Pumpkinsย ๐ŸŽƒ, ghostsย ๐Ÿ‘ป, spidersย ๐Ÿ•ท, witchesย ๐ŸŒ’ย and the undeadย โšฐ For one day each year they fill you with dreadย ๐Ÿฆ‡ . But no matter what hauntingย ๐Ÿ‘ปย and creepyย ๐Ÿ•ทย things fill you with fearย ๐Ÿ‘€ For this yearโ€™sย ๐ŸŽƒย Spooky Science๐Ÿ’€ย post thereโ€™s something I want you to hear . They hide in the shadows and long for the light For they are [...]

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 [...]