17 women in STEM who everyone should learn about in school textbooks

17 women in STEM who everyone should learn about in school textbooks

How many male scientists can you name? Now - how many female scientists can you name? I am willing to bet that no matter how many you could name, the number of male scientists was higher than female right? A study in 2016 showed that male scientists outnumber women 3:1 in school textbooks and if [...]

Why am I learning sign language for scicomm?

Why am I learning sign language for scicomm?

I am a firm believer and passionate advocate that science education and all the information generated from research should be made available for everyone. This is one of the reasons that I started doing outreach and scicomm on social media. But it wasn't until I took part in a recent Soapbox Science event that I [...]

What is it like to do Soapbox Science? Bournemouth 2018

What is it like to do Soapbox Science? Bournemouth 2018

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 [...]

Inspiring future women in STEM: Barbie & Tynker’s #YouCanBeAnything campaign

Inspiring future women in STEM: Barbie & Tynker’s #YouCanBeAnything campaign

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 [...]