It might be the last day of Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, but that doesn’t mean that the campaigns need to stop! So, I thought I would do my bit again and share what you need to be looking out for, some of the numbers and, of course, a little bit of the science behind it. […]Read More Cervical cancer: the science, raising awareness & #Smearforsmear
Marvel superheroes and their superpowers have brought me a lot of joy over the past few years. Not only am I often queuing for cinema tickets on the day of release to see the next installment in the Marvel Universe, but Marvel superheroes have often helped me in my missions to bring my science research […]Read More Is THOR the answer to curing cancer?
We all have skin! The largest organ in our body that we all take for granted! It is protecting us from microbes and infections, helping us to regulate our body temperature and allows us to feel, touch and sense our surroundings. And it is doing all of that and more right now, even as you […]Read More Rare disease treated with new skin grown from stem cells
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I want to do my bit to help spread that awareness of what you need to be looking out for – but also a little bit of the science that might help you understand the disease a little more! . Breast cancer is the most common cancer in […]Read More Breast cancer: What you need to know
Being a scientist is not just one thing! This is the advice I keep sharing across my social media platforms and when I do science talks to try and break down the stereotypes associated with being a scientist and also to try and inspire the younger generation to get involved in STEM (that’s science, technology, […]Read More Guest blog: Making the jump from the lab bench to a career in MedComms
It’s the middle of October and everyone, whether you’re at nursery, high school, a fresher, or at grad school, is well and truly back to school and in the swing of things. This year was my 23rd – and hopefully final – ‘back to school’. A truly depressing thought I know. But as I have […]Read More 10 secrets to become a successful research student
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.
Happy Monday guys! Hopefully I can brighten up your day with sharing a new Scientist in the Spotlight! I am going to continue along the theme of celebrating some scientists from back home in Pembs and introduce you to Alex T. Alex and I have known each other fora long time now and have shared […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Alex T.
Happy Monday all! Hope you are all enjoying the Easter weekend. I certainly am! As you are reading this I am currently on the plane or have landed and enjoying the sunshine in beautiful Barbados for the next two weeks! But do not fret! I have an army of guest bloggers that are going to […]Read More Guest blog: How to survive a science PhD thats not in the lab.