Who is ready for another scientist’s story? And the final one of 2018! I seriously can’t believe that there is only 2 weeks left of this year! But anyway back to the Scientist in the Spotlight… What is the first picture that comes into your minds when you picture a scientist? Male? Lab coat? White […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Andrea H.
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 […]Read More 17 science communicators to watch out for in 2019
Soph talks science is a science & education blog that started off simply as a creative outlet for me to practice my writing, but since has turned into something much bigger. As a girl who grew up in the middle of nowhere in Wales and with pretty much no exposure to the big wide world […]Read More Soph talks science for the UK Blog Awards 2019
Ever since I discovered New Scientist Live was a thing about 18 months ago, all I have wanted to do is go and be inspired by the wonderful world of science, technology engineering and maths. So, you imagine my reaction when I had the news that I would get a press pass for the full […]Read More My first New Scientist Live experience
As I crept closer and closer to the day where I would have to wrap up all my experiments in the lab and then embark on the monstrous task of writing up my PhD thesis, I heard more and more stories about the negatives of writing but I quickly learnt that balancing work and play […]Read More 6 things I’ve done instead of writing my PhD thesis
‘Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try’ . I am one of those people that usually be lying in bed and come up with a whole host of crazy but brilliant ideas which I quickly jot down in the notes section of my phone before rolling over to head to sleep. Usually all those […]Read More 8 influences for starting my blog Soph talks science
Happy birthday to me. Happy birthday to me. Happy birthday to Soph talks science. Happy birthday to me. . . Another trip around the Sun completed. A huge 940,000,000 km travelled in 365.25 days at a ridiculous speed of 30 km/second. That’s as many seconds that are in 29.8 years! And in the time it’s […]Read More Soph talks science turns 2!
So, you might have noticed that recently I took a little digital detox. I stepped away from social media for a little while for various reasons – I felt huge pressure to be posting daily to keep up engagement and trying to grow my following which led me to take some shortcuts that I am […]Read More Things I learnt about myself during my digital detox.
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!
Have you ever thought about starting your own blog? Or maybe you’ve just started and are looking to build? Or perhaps you have been doing this a little while now and just want to learn some new tricks to keep your content fresh? If any of those questions appeal to you then maybe this new […]Read More 6 tips for wannabe bloggers: [Science Blogging 101]