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
February is a month all about the heart. So, in celebration I am bringing another feature in the segment I love; Scientist in the Spotlight. And this month I’m bringing a quick fire feature with an awesome researcher from Toronto, Canada. So, without further a do, I am thrilled to introduce you to Stanley Z. […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Stanley Z.
Hello. My name is Soph and I am a STEMinist! . Growing up it was always going to be science that I was going to work in. But I wasnt aware of any female role models in the field that could inspire me or at least show me that girls can do science but this […]Read More #StrongerTogether. Why I love the Women in STEM community.
The start of a new year brings with it the setting of new goals and making new year’s resolutions. Perhaps your new year’s resolution is to eat more healthily and lose some pounds, or maybe it’s to quit smoking, or maybe get more active. Standard things to be honest, which got me thinking about some […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Rachel S.
Happy December y’all! It’s bloody freezing here in the UK just in time to help us get into the festive spirit! I even saw tweets earlier where people had spotted Christmas trees covered in snow in some parts of the country on the 1st December! That is crazy but so exciting! Anyway, to spread a […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Tim G.
It’s a brand new month and after a short hiatus it’s time for a return of one of my favourite features on the blog – Scientist in the Spotlight! After the success of Spotlight September, I received loads of messages with requests for new perspectives on this feature and suggestions for role models that YOU […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Sean M.