10 steps to setting your goals so 2020 can be as awesome as you hope. Plus my career, scicomm and wellbeing goals & more...
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Welcome to that awkward time of year where you are probably still in a bit of a food coma, the past week has all blurred into one and you have no idea what day of the week it is anymore. Of course, I am talking about that time between Christmas and New Year where I [...]
Just a short update explaining my reasons why Soph talks science is going to be a little quieter now.
Happy birthday to me. Happy birthday to me. Happy birthday to Soph talks science. Happy birthday to me. . Like seriously, how has it been three years already?! It appears I now have a toddler to go alongside my baby aka my PhD thesis.. hah! But today on this blogiversary, I wanted to write another [...]
2019 has been the year where I have left my student status behind and jumped head first into the real world and attempts to actually adult - starting with getting myself my first proper full time job as a science communications officer. I am a few months into my role now and think I am [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]