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 […]Read More How curiosity has shaped my career
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.Read More Christmas gift guide for science lovers 2018
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 […]Read More Guest blog: My Summer as a Science Communication Intern
Back in June, I took part in my first ever live science outreach event. It was Soapbox Science in Brighton. But fast forward a few months, and I received an email asking me to fill in for someone who had dropped out of the Bournemouth event, which just happened to be the day after I […]Read More What is it like to do Soapbox Science? Bournemouth 2018
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 […]Read More Inspiring future women in STEM: Barbie & Tynker’s #YouCanBeAnything campaign
‘Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try’ . I am one of those people that usually be lying in bed and come up with a whole host of crazy but brilliant ideas which I quickly jot down in the notes section of my phone before rolling over to head to sleep. Usually all those […]Read More 8 influences for starting my blog Soph talks science
I’m starting off October with a BIG announcement! Are you ready? *drum roll please* . I SUBMITTED MY PHD THESIS!!! . After 4 years of research, 500 pages, 104790 words, 657 Western blots, faaaar too many PCRs, metabolism assays and failed experiments, billions of stem cells and countless late nights and weekends and finally after […]Read More Ph.Done! … but still not a Dr.
It’s the last post of Spotlight September 2018 … even if it is admittedly a little late, so apologies for that! But this time it is a little different. I have spent the last month introducing you to some more inspirational scientists from around the world. If you missed any of their stories just click […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Class of ’18.
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.
Have I convinced you that scientists some in all shapes and sizes, from all backgrounds and have all sorts of interests yet? Well, regardless of whether I have or haven’t, I love sharing the stories of inspiring scientists from around the world and highlighting the incredible things they are doing. So, without further ado, it […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Mafalda A.