Who is ready for another scientist’s story? And the final one of 2018! I seriously can’t believe that there is only 2 weeks left of this year! But anyway back to the Scientist in the Spotlight… What is the first picture that comes into your minds when you picture a scientist? Male? Lab coat? White […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Andrea H.
After a short break after Spotlight September, Scientist in the Spotlight is back for it’s third year. I am thrilled to be able to share even more stories about real life scientists around the world. And I couldn’t be more excited to feature this month’s scientist as she has helped me and taught me so […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Charlie E.
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.
The arrival of September on Soph talks science means it is time for the return of my month long feature; Spotlight September! One thing that I aim to do with my blog is show that ‘being a scientist is not just one thing’. I want to showcase scientists from around the world to break the […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Georgia A-S.
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.
August already?! How? Just how!? But that means I have been out of the lab and writing full time for 4 weeks already, but it also means that I am handing in my PhD thesis next month! Okay – I hadn’t thought about it like that until I just typed that and now I’m stressing […]Read More ThesisLife: 4 weeks down, 8 weeks to go
Pint of Science 2018 is all over. But right here in Southampton our festival was a huge success with a complete sell out of all our tickets. This is the first of two posts I want to write about this year’s festival and to continue celebrating the awesome research that is being done on your […]Read More 7 awesome things I learnt at Pint of Science 2018
What is it like to work in STEM? That’s science, technology, engineering and maths. I have shared insights into the careers of those in science, technology and engineering throughout my Scientist in the Spotlight series, but I haven’t really celebrated the maths side of STEM. Until now! I have never been very good at maths. […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Ivana.
I’ve said it before and I will definitely say it again. ‘Being a scientist is not just one thing’ . Deciding what to do next after the PhD is something that is stressing me a little because, well, I don’t know what I want to do. Over the last year or so as I’ve started […]Read More Why leave the lab bench & start a career in scicomm?
My time left as a PhD student is in the series of months now. Months! Not years! Months! I don’t know where the time has gone. It feels like only yesterday that I was only half way through and still had 2 years’ worth of research to go. But as well as finishing up in […]Read More Pondering life after the PhD