Hands up if like me you love all things shiny, sparkly and glittery! Yes – I am a magpie and you won’t be surprised to learn my 18th birthday party was sparkle themed 😛 I am still obsessed with all things sparkle and glitz and will always jump at any chance to cover my face […]Read More Glitter: a harmless bit of fun or a threat to our environment?
What is it like to work in STEM? That’s science, technology, engineering and maths. I have shared insights into the careers of those in science, technology and engineering throughout my Scientist in the Spotlight series, but I haven’t really celebrated the maths side of STEM. Until now! I have never been very good at maths. […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Ivana.
Embarking on the PhD journey comes with it’s challenges. It will push you physically, emotionally and mentally! But unless you’re lucky enough not to be on the most basic of PhD stipends, then it can stretch you financially too! Especially if, like me, you only get paid every 3 months! . Surviving on a stipend […]Read More How to earn some extra $$ during your PhD
It’s a brand new month and after a short hiatus it’s time for a return of one of my favourite features on the blog – Scientist in the Spotlight! After the success of Spotlight September, I received loads of messages with requests for new perspectives on this feature and suggestions for role models that YOU […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Sean M.
It is time to share with you my final Scientist in the Spotlight of Spotlight September. She is the first engineer I have had on my blog and this year was named in the Society of Maufacturing Engineers 30 under 30 list to watch out for. So, I want to introduce you to Erin W. […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Erin W.
So, you might recognise today’s Scientist in the Spotlight as she has already featured before on Soph talks science as a guest blogger when I was away on holiday. So, let me re-introduce to you, Heidi G. This Northern gal who is from a small town called Hexham near Newcastle is ambitious and creative with […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Heidi G.