So yesterday something pretty awesome happened. After four years of working my ass off and four years worth of blood, sweat, tears, triumphs and sacrifices, I successfully passed my PhD! I am now Sophie Arthur PhD or Dr Soph for short – well after a few minor corrections and a bit of paperwork anyway. I […]Read More Hello world. I’m Dr Soph!
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
There are not many people that you meet on social media who you haven’t met in real life that you can call a friend. And for me, today’s Scientist in the Spotlight is exactly that! I love following her on Instagram as she always has something awesome to share or represent whether it is her […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Meriame B.
At the start of 2018, I set myself some goals for the year. One of those goals was to do some more scicomm events in person. Now so far this year I have helped moderate two science outreach events and organise one, but I had not done one in person. Until now. I had seen […]Read More What is it like to do Soapbox Science? Brighton 2018
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?
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.