A blog about science and the media, the joys of research, and other random thoughts
Thursday, 9 May 2013
Social Media LinkedIn/Networking for employment workshop
I was invited to speak at a student led session about networking and LinkedIn with the main aims of using these to get a job... My talk...
Friday, 3 May 2013
The PhD Viva (survival)
On my very first day at university I was queuing at the bank and in front of me was another female student waiting to open a bank account. ...
Thursday, 11 April 2013
Preparing for a viva examination
My PhD viva is in two weeks (ish). I am remaining calm (ish) (so far). I do have one major question weighing on my mind though... what do I...
Thursday, 14 February 2013
This Valentines Day Ask for Evidence
Today (as with all days of significance) stories tend to appear that are linked to 'science', 'scientists' or 'experts&...
Friday, 8 February 2013
Gender divide in science, what can we do?
An article on the Guardian website offers advice as to how to reduce the gender divide in science subjects and how to best teach science to...
Friday, 25 January 2013
I am just about to send my thesis to the printers and the last part I did was my acknowledgements. I still have to do my viva examination, ...
Monday, 7 January 2013
Finishing a PhD and managing an industrial partnership
Finishing up a PhD isn't a swift and easy process (something my family can find difficult to un...
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