5 tips to boost your confidence for your first Instagram Live!

5 tips to boost your confidence for your first Instagram Live!

I have been sharing my STEM journey and all things science on Instagram for around 4 years or so now. I've made videos, I talk on stories and I've shared hundreds of posts, but I have never done an Instagram Live! That was until a week ago! I was invited to be interviewed live on [...]

The beginner’s guide to making the most of your PhD with Reagent Genie

The beginner’s guide to making the most of your PhD with Reagent Genie

Over the past year I have reflecting on my whole PhD journey and collaborated with the wonderful guys and gal over at Reagent Genie to create a series of blog posts from me sharing loads of different PhD advice. It ranges from tips for writing your thesis, to maintaining self-care, to adjusting to life after [...]

A day in the life of a scicomm officer. Chapter 1.

A day in the life of a scicomm officer. Chapter 1.

2019 has been the year where I have left my student status behind and jumped head first into the real world and attempts to actually adult - starting with getting myself my first proper full time job as a science communications officer. I am a few months into my role now and think I am [...]

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 [...]