It has been 8 months since I started my job as a science communications officer. I get asked so many questions about what that involves, so I thought I would share another insight into what my day to day job life is like.
This post today marks the end of the third season of Scientist in the Spotlight! Say what?! Yes - I have interviewed at least one scientist from around the world every month for the past three years. So there are now a bank of around 50 scientist's stories in this feature covering all sorts of [...]
Recently I've been having a lot of blog post idea inspiration. But with my lack of spare time currently, being able to actually sit down and write about all these ideas is proving near on impossible. So, these ideas are just being jotted down in my phone notes, or in my notebook, sometimes even on [...]
The average human is made up of 37.2 trillion cells! TRILLION! That's 37,200,000,000,000 cells! And they are not all the same - far from it, and we are still uncovering all sorts of new types of cells too. I don't know about you but I find this incredibly exciting and fascinating - probably why I [...]
50 years ago this week, three young men called Neil, Edwin & Michael were launched into space on a mission that was set to change the history of space exploration forever. Over the course of eight days, these astronauts were to travel to the Moon and back and this week we are celebrating the 50th [...]