It’s time for the final feature of Spotlight September 2018 😦 but it is one I am looking forward to sharing with you. This science communicator from Sydney, Australia but now living in New York City is someone whose work I have loved watching. She spent six year working in education and outreach for CSIRO, […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Nessy H.
Who is ready to learn about another scientist? Me too! Today’s scientist studies something that I always wish I knew more about – the brain! This organ mesmerizes me and any chance I can take to learn a little bit more I will take. That’s why I loved today’s scientists Instagram and just had to […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Daniel T.
A career in science is not what it seems. It is not all lab coats and research. In fact, there are sooo many other exciting opportunities that help share that research with the world. And there is not just one route to becoming a scientist. There are many paths that can lead to where you […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Martijn P.
One of my biggest fears is losing my memory. Not being able to remember adventures, experiences, feelings and moments; even faces! It just terrifies me. I think it must be one of the reasons why I am obsessed with taking photos and capturing moments in one frame forever! I’ve taken my digital camera with me […]Read More Why can’t you remember being a baby?
It’s official! Today is officially the most depressing day of the year! *** The Fa-la-la-la-la’s of Christmas are over. We are all back to the monotonous routine of work and school. There’s nothing to look forward to, but its not like you have any money to spend after the holidays anyway. And those long, dark, […]Read More January Blues? Are you really S.A.D?
It’s that beautiful time of year again! The leaves start to change colour, the air feels a little crisper, the temperature is dropping, the earlier sunsets, those new leather boots and big cozy jumpers and – of course – pumpkin spice fever starts running rampant! . It is that time of year where your social […]Read More Why do we fall for the Pumpkin Spice Latte every year?
It’s the last blog post of SPOTLIGHT SEPTEMBER! I have loved bringing you the stories and journeys of new exciting scientists and sharing just how varied and unique they all are. And I hope you have enjoyed it too! But for this final post – I’m going to catch up with my Scientist in the […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Class of ’17.
Today’s Scientist in the Spotlight is a face you might recognise if you have been following my blog for a while. Yes, one of my guest bloggers is back! So let me re-introduce you to Alice G. I have met a lot of incredible people in the science communication community through social media from around […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Alice G.
Shown good the bad and the ugly of embryonic stem cells Explaimed that they need feeding every day to keep them happy but when they are unhappy their default is to turn into neurons or a type of brain cell Ive noticed recently that the odd colony of stem cells amongst my tower of cell […]Read More Guest blog: ‘Cellfie’ of the month. The Dopaminergic Neuron.