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
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
I am a scientist with a major case of wanderlust. I am always dreaming of holiday destinations I would love to be exploring and can often be found browsing the latest flight prices. So, any chance I get to merge my love for both science and travel I will jump at the opportunity. When I […]Read More 24 inspirational destinations for science lovers in Europe
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.
As the Easter weekend comes to a close, perhaps you’re in a bit of a chocolate associated coma like me. Chocolate eggs have long been an icon of the celebration and the supermarket shelves have been overflowing with stock for months now with eggs in all different shapes and sizes – even an avocado shaped […]Read More Save our chocolate eggs! Can GMOs help?
Now, don’t get me wrong, I LOVE everything digital! Social media, photography, blogging and everything in between! After all it is what helps me to connect with all of you curious science lovers. But even for someone like me who always has some kind of tech on her, I don’t think you can beat cuddling […]Read More 10 science books that everyone can love & read
It is time to share with you my final Scientist in the Spotlight of Spotlight September. She is the first engineer I have had on my blog and this year was named in the Society of Maufacturing Engineers 30 under 30 list to watch out for. So, I want to introduce you to Erin W. […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Erin W.
For today’s Scientist in the Spotlight we are jumping back to the theme of space – but in a slightly different way. It’s a feature I am SUPER excited to share because since starting this scicomm adventure I have discovered this amazing gal and realised I basically want to be her – except I know […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Emily C.
Spotlight September continues on Soph talks science today with another incredible scientist role model from the world of astrophysics! This girl is a star – literally! One quote by Carl Sagan inspired her and got her interested in stars and galaxies, but also teaches us all that we are ALL stars! ‘The nitrogen in our […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Amber R.