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ENCODS 2019: Our Highlights from the Annual Neuroscience Conference

By Sam Roome 5 days ago 136 Views No comments

Last month, we were delighted to be sponsoring and exhibiting at ENCODS 2019: a two-day event providing a platform for early-career neuroscientists from different backgrounds to meet fellow students and make connections with internationally renowned scientists. Here’s our round up of highlights from the two days!

Interviews with Scientists: Adele Edwards

By Sam Roome 5 days ago 101 Views No comments

Adele Edwards is one of the five scientists to benefit from our fee waiver sponsorship at the ENCODS 2019 conference last month. Here Adele tells us a bit more about her work...

Five Essential Tips for Writing Scientific Papers

By Jasmine Pickford, Research Associate at the University of Bristol 10 days ago 570 Views No comments

Struggling to get your paper published? Jasmine Pickford from the University of Bristol shares some top tips for early career researchers...

How To Be A Brilliant Science Communicator

By Sam Roome 12 days ago 1160 Views No comments

Looking for the best advice and top tips on presentation skills and public speaking? The inspirational Dr Emily Grossman gave a fantastic presentation skills workshop at ENCODS2019 - find out what she said and take that first step to becoming a brilliant science communicator yourself...

Why We Need ‘Credibility in Neuroscience’

By Georgina Hazell, Head of Policy and Campaigns, British Neuroscience Association 15 days ago 214 Views No comments

Currently, within neuroscience, there's a huge pressure to publish as much research as possible, as quickly as possible, and to make findings as newsworthy as possible. Georgina Hazell, Head of Policy and Campaigns, British Neuroscience Association tells us why we must ensure the credibility of research – that it is reproducible, replicable, and reliable.

Interviews with Scientists: Célia Domingos

By Sam Roome 17 days ago 269 Views No comments

We met Célia Domingos at ENCODS 2019 last month, where she was one of the five scientists to benefit from our fee waiver sponsorship. It was great to catch up with her for our Interviews with Scientists series, and speak more about her work, the challenges facing life scientists, her advice for those just starting out with their PhD and more...

Interviews with Scientists: Dr Gilda Stefanelli

By Sam Roome 18 days ago 392 Views No comments

Meet Dr. Gilda Stefanelli in our next Interviews with Scientists! Gilda is a postdoc in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto, Mississauga working under the supervision of Dr. Iva Zovkic. She advocates for women in STEM and is in the process of founding a non-profit organization to help women pursue a career in science in difficult countries. Find out more about Gilda and her work...

Improving public understanding of science

By Mann Virdee & Ella Courtie, University of Birmingham 22 days ago 2174 Views 2 comments

From climate change, to vaccines, astrology to cancer research - how can we improve the public understanding of science? Why are some of the public misunderstanding and what can we do about it? For some answers, read this thoughtful, insightful and honest Hello Bio Blog article by Birmingham University's Ella Courtie and Mann Virdee.

Interviews with Scientists: Oliver Steele

By Sam Roome 23 days ago 361 Views No comments

Meet Oli Steele! Oli is a PhD student at the University of Sussex in the Penn Lab. His work is part of the Alzheimer’s Society Doctoral Training Center, and centres on the electrophysiological impact of different Apolipoprotein E isoforms. Find out more about Oli...

Travel Award Winner Kate O'Neill

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 781 Views No comments

Kate O'Neill is a postdoctoral researcher working at the University of Maryland, College Park and is studying the role of the cytoskeleton in primary neurons and astrocytes. Find out about how she plans to use her Hello Bio travel award...