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.
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
Happy New Year science lovers! *** New Year, time for a New You, right? As we ring in the new year, a lot of us make New Years Resolutions to try and better ourselves over the next 365 days. But most of those are long forgotten memories or thrown away ideas by the time January […]Read More Hello 2018: Setting New Goals
Wow! What a year 2017 has been for me! With only a few days left of the year and us all now being stuck in that awkward stage between Christmas and New Year, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to take a look back and reflect on what I have achieved this year […]Read More Looking back at 2017
How’s your Christmas shopping going? I was trying to be organised and got a large chunk of my gifts at the start of the month, and thought I had loads of time left to get the last little bits for those awkward ones who I can never think of ideas for. Turns out I now […]Read More Christmas gift guide for science lovers
Today is my birthday! I was okay turning 25, but 26 feels like I should be a ‘fully functional adulting adult’, when in fact I’m still a broke student! But that doesn’t mean I’m not going to celebrate and have a day full of bubbly, cake, hopefully a few little gifts, more food and the […]Read More How to scientifically have your birthday cake… and eat it!
Soph talks science is now an award winning blog! Yay! . I was so flattered and overwhelmed to be nominated for the Versatile Blogger award by Sara who created neurotravels.com. I have never met Sara persoanlly, but I have loved following the start of her blogging journey and her adventures on social media. She is […]Read More The Versatile Blogger Award
‘What do you want to do after your PhD?’ Those words that fill a final year PhD student with dread, panic and worry! . When I’ve been asked this question I have always said that I will probably stay in research. Why? Because I love it! I love being able to make world first discoveries […]Read More Could I actually be a full time science communicator?
Happy birthday to me Happy birthday to me Happy birthday to Soph talk science Happy birthday to me! . . I cannot believe I have been doing this properly now for one whole year! The time has gone by incredibly quickly! But I am still learning every day how to chat science better and portray […]Read More Soph talks science turns 1!
Brains or beauty? Brains OR beauty? Why can it never be brains AND beauty? . I am not a morning person. But after hitting snooze a few times and finally pulling myself out of bed, I still manage to put on some make up before heading to the lab to get a step closer to […]Read More Feeling the BENEFIT of highlighting my face AND my study notes