February is a month all about the heart. So, in celebration I am bringing another feature in the segment I love; Scientist in the Spotlight. And this month I’m bringing a quick fire feature with an awesome researcher from Toronto, Canada. So, without further a do, I am thrilled to introduce you to Stanley Z. […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Stanley Z.
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.
Lab life & grad school have got a bad rep! Now, I’m by no means belittling the daily struggles a grad student, postdoc or any researcher might face. Trust me, it’s tough! Pursuing a postgraduate degree in the life sciences is seriously draining physically, mentally, and emotionally. Hey, if getting a PhD and a career […]Read More 10 reasons why lab life is actually awesome!
One of my biggest fears is losing my memory. Not being able to remember adventures, experiences, feelings and moments; even faces! It just terrifies me. I think it must be one of the reasons why I am obsessed with taking photos and capturing moments in one frame forever! I’ve taken my digital camera with me […]Read More Why can’t you remember being a baby?
It’s 2018! I’m sure each and everyone of you is very aware of that but that means one thing for me! I finish my PhD this year! . I still don’t think that it has sunk in that I am a final year PhD student and I’ve been working on my project for 3 and […]Read More A PhD update: 8 months to go
It might be the last day of Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, but that doesn’t mean that the campaigns need to stop! So, I thought I would do my bit again and share what you need to be looking out for, some of the numbers and, of course, a little bit of the science behind it. […]Read More Cervical cancer: the science, raising awareness & #Smearforsmear
Doing a PhD is tough! Embarking on a journey that is going to consume the next three or four years of your life at least can be daunting. With only the finishing line as any sort of measurement of how you’re doing & because a PhD largely involves self directed learning – self management is […]Read More PhDLife. Staying Organised & Learning to Juggle.
It’s official! Today is officially the most depressing day of the year! *** The Fa-la-la-la-la’s of Christmas are over. We are all back to the monotonous routine of work and school. There’s nothing to look forward to, but its not like you have any money to spend after the holidays anyway. And those long, dark, […]Read More January Blues? Are you really S.A.D?
The start of a new year brings with it the setting of new goals and making new year’s resolutions. Perhaps your new year’s resolution is to eat more healthily and lose some pounds, or maybe it’s to quit smoking, or maybe get more active. Standard things to be honest, which got me thinking about some […]Read More Scientist in the Spotlight. Rachel S.
Marvel superheroes and their superpowers have brought me a lot of joy over the past few years. Not only am I often queuing for cinema tickets on the day of release to see the next installment in the Marvel Universe, but Marvel superheroes have often helped me in my missions to bring my science research […]Read More Is THOR the answer to curing cancer?