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 [...]
I am a firm believer that everyone is born a scientist. Why? Because as a baby, toddler and child we are always curious. Whether that is trying to put our toes in our mouth, crawling around to explore with our new found mobility or asking ‘why’ a million and one times to our parents in [...]
Soph talks science is a science & education blog that started off simply as a creative outlet for me to practice my writing, but since has turned into something much bigger. As a girl who grew up in the middle of nowhere in Wales and with pretty much no exposure to the big wide world [...]
The Soph talks science 2018 Christmas Gift Guide is finally here. Check it out for all my recommendations and inspiration for gifts for the science lover in your life this Christmas.
Celebrity gossip time! Oxygen and magnesium are dating! . . OMg! . In other news, Einstein has finally finished that theory about space he has been working on. . . It's about time too! . Anyone know how you plan a space party? . . Well, I guess you just plan-et! . Okay, okay! I'm [...]
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 [...]
Ever since I discovered New Scientist Live was a thing about 18 months ago, all I have wanted to do is go and be inspired by the wonderful world of science, technology engineering and maths. So, you imagine my reaction when I had the news that I would get a press pass for the full [...]
After 4 years studying for my molecular biology undergrad, and now 4 years trying to get my PhD, what would you say if I told you that one of my favourite and my best subject at school was French? I loved going to every single French lesson I had doing literature reviews and writing essays [...]