17 women in STEM who everyone should learn about in school textbooks

17 women in STEM who everyone should learn about in school textbooks

How many male scientists can you name? Now - how many female scientists can you name? I am willing to bet that no matter how many you could name, the number of male scientists was higher than female right? A study in 2016 showed that male scientists outnumber women 3:1 in school textbooks and if [...]

17 science communicators to watch out for in 2019

17 science communicators to watch out for in 2019

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 [...]

Guest blog: My Summer as a Science Communication Intern

Guest blog: My Summer as a Science Communication Intern

Anyone that knows me will know that I have a serious case of wanderlust. I am always looking for the next place I can visit and saving up for those flights and excursions to capture those photos & moments that will last a lifetime. But you all also know that I love science communication. Scicomm [...]

How to earn some extra $$ during your PhD

How to earn some extra $$ during your PhD

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 [...]