It’s that beautiful time of year again! The leaves start to change colour, the air feels a little crisper, the temperature is dropping, the earlier sunsets, those new leather boots and big cozy jumpers and – of course – pumpkin spice fever starts running rampant! . It is that time of year where your social […]Read More Why do we fall for the Pumpkin Spice Latte every year?
Scientists are notoriously thought of as intimidating and unrelatable nerds! But this could not be more wrong! If there are two things that I love in life, they are science and stand up comedy. So, an event where scientists become comedians sounds like it was made for me! I had heard of Bright Club previously, […]Read More Can scientists actually be stand up comedians? – Bright Club Southampton #9
I talk about science ALOT – if you haven’t noticed! And I like sharing insights into what I do in day to day life as a scientist – so I started this ‘A day in the life of a PhD student’ series on my blog. Now – I rant and rave about how different every […]Read More A day in the life of a PhD student. The Scicomm Edition.
I’ll start with a question to YOU the public: How can scientists improve how they communicate their research with you? . From Part One of ‘How YOU can read a scientific paper’, you should now know what a scientific paper is, why they exist and what parts they are made up of! I also set you a […]Read More How YOU can read a scientific paper. Part Two.
Every so often on the news, you will read or hear the words ‘Scientists have discovered…’ or ‘a group from [insert country here] have reported this effect with their new cancer drug’ for example. But have you ever thought – where do all these science headlines come from? The answer. The scientific paper. . Now […]Read More How YOU can read a scientific paper. Part One.
Today is the last #pint17 preview post celebrating British Science Week! And today we are finishing with more of a futuristic theme than most with the turn of the Tech Me Out team. As the theme suggests we are talking all things technology and the research behind these futuristic advances. With the era of the […]Read More #Pint17 preview – Tech Me Out
Happy Friday everyone! I’m going to celebrate by publishing the penultimate #pint17 preview, so today we get a sneaky peak into what the Our Society team are brewing for our festival this summer. Right now you might be wondering what has the Our Society theme got to do with science? Initially I had exactly the […]Read More #Pint17 preview – Our Society
Day 4 of celebrating British Science Week and it’s also Day 4 of of my #Pint17 preview blog posts. Thursday is the turn of the Planet Earth team and your first chance to see what they are brewing for this year’s Pint of Science festival in Southampton. Much like the Our Body theme yesterday – […]Read More #Pint17 preview – Planet Earth
We have reached the half way stage of my British Science Week #Pint17 preview blog posts! But before we get too sad that this mini feature on my blog is nearly over – we have another theme to introduce to you today. So, let’s take a look around the Our Body team brewery and see […]Read More #Pint17 preview – Our Body
Happy Tuesday! And welcome to the second installment of my #Pint17 previews to get a taste of what we are brewing her in Southampton for our Pint of Science festival in May. And with tickets going on sale in less than 3 weeks, I’m hoping it will help you decide which events you might want […]Read More #Pint17 preview – Beautiful Mind