This is the last blog post of 2018! I seriously have no idea where this year has gone. It has flown by, been full of ups and downs but has finished on an absolute high. But to mark the end of this year and before putting my creative hat back on to think of new […]Read More The Soph talks science Best of 2018
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
Ever since I discovered New Scientist Live was a thing about 18 months ago, all I have wanted to do is go and be inspired by the wonderful world of science, technology engineering and maths. So, you imagine my reaction when I had the news that I would get a press pass for the full […]Read More My first New Scientist Live experience
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