My final day in Barbados is finally here which means I have one final slot for a guest blogger. I am a bit of a Potterhead at heart and loved the new addition to the Harry Potter universe when the first Fantastic Beasts film got released at the end of last year. So amongst my […]Read More Guest blog. 5 real life Fantastic Beasts and where to find them.
Shown good the bad and the ugly of embryonic stem cells Explaimed that they need feeding every day to keep them happy but when they are unhappy their default is to turn into neurons or a type of brain cell Ive noticed recently that the odd colony of stem cells amongst my tower of cell […]Read More Guest blog: ‘Cellfie’ of the month. The Dopaminergic Neuron.
. Bri’s blog posts were ones that inspired me to start my Day in the Life of a PhD student feature so you could get a taste of how varied my days in the lab could be. So there was no better place to start with the guest blogs to show how varied PhDs are […]Read More Guest blog: A Day in the Life of a PhD student. Bri L.
Happy Monday all! Hope you are all enjoying the Easter weekend. I certainly am! As you are reading this I am currently on the plane or have landed and enjoying the sunshine in beautiful Barbados for the next two weeks! But do not fret! I have an army of guest bloggers that are going to […]Read More Guest blog: How to survive a science PhD thats not in the lab.
A brand new month has arrived and the sun is shining here in the UK! And with this new beautiful weather, it is time to introduce to you a new beautiful ‘Scientist in the Spotlight’. Up until now I’ve featured a lot of scientists from around the world that I have met in the scicomm […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Jordana G.
As a PhD student, I often get asked the question ‘So what do you do?’ A simple enough question. A simple enough answer of ‘I research embryonic stem cells and how they use oxygen concentration and glycolysis, a type of metabolism, to stay as stem cells’. But sometimes I then get asked ‘No! I mean […]Read More A day in the life of a PhD student. Chapter 5.
I’m not the most chatty and social person in the world! Don’t get me wrong I love going out and socialising – I just don’t think I’m very good at it! But practice makes better right? . Lately I think I’ve been sending myself a bit stir crazy with lab work! I’m a genuine believer […]Read More PhDLife. The importance of a lab social life.
I’m back! . I’m going to start of today’s blog post with a quick apology. Lab life and all my other commitments got insanely busy over the last few weeks so we haven’t had a new Soph talks science blog post for 2 weeks now – so I’m sorry for putting my blog on the […]Read More A #SciHustle update.