Guest blog: Spot the Difference – Bake Off vs Medicinal Chemistry

Guest blog: Spot the Difference – Bake Off vs Medicinal Chemistry

The Great British Bake Off is a TV staple for most of us Brits - and further afield now it is on Netflix! But I often find myself in the lab following a protocol and comparing it to following your favourite recipe. There seems to be a load of similarities between following a recipe and [...]

A day in the life of a PhD student. The Final Year edition.

A day in the life of a PhD student. The Final Year edition.

I have kissed goodbye to those long days in the lab as a PhD student, which at the moment I am SO grateful about! Why? Well, I'm not gunna lie but those last few weeks, months perhaps, were tough! I worked my ass off to finish everything up in time for me to leave the [...]

10 reasons why lab life is actually awesome!

10 reasons why lab life is actually awesome!

Lab life & grad school have got a bad rep! Now, I’m by no means belittling the daily struggles a grad student, postdoc or any researcher might face. Trust me, it’s tough! Pursuing a postgraduate degree in the life sciences is seriously draining physically, mentally, and emotionally. Hey, if getting a PhD and a career [...]