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How do you get started in science writing?

By James Howe, University of California, San Diego, USA 6 days ago 63 Views No comments

In this article, fantastic guest blogger James Howe shares his advice and experience, and offers tips for academics in STEM hoping to get into science writing...

Working in Science Academia: A Survival Story

By Dr. Ann Van der Jeugd, KU Leuven, Laboratory for Biological Psychology, Belgium 6 days ago 46 Views No comments

In this open and honest article, Dr. Ann Van der Jeugd shares her experiences, and the lessons she has learnt when trying to obtain a tenure-track position...

Travel Award Winner Bo Li

By Sam Roome 6 days ago 37 Views No comments

Our latest travel award winner is Bo Li, a Research Fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto - find out more about his work, and his plans to visit ISSCR2019 in Los Angeles...

Why We Need to Make Biomedical Research More Open

By Bronwen Martin, PhD Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical & Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium. 7 days ago 556 Views No comments

In our latest blog article, Dr Bronwen Martin, from the University of Antwerp discusses why she believes the current structure of biomedical research is hampering the search for effective treatments, and what we can all, as scientists, do about it.

Travel Award Winner Aaron Scott

By Sam Roome 12 days ago 170 Views No comments

Our latest travel award winner is Bristol University PhD student Aaron Scott - find out more about his work, and his exciting trip to Japan...

25 of the Best Motivational Quotes from Scientists

By Sam Roome 12 days ago 236 Views No comments

Lots of scientists have been sharing their motivational science quotes with us. So we've collated our top 25 into one great big inspirational blog for you - a worthwhile read for whenever you feel that life in the lab is getting you down!

Interviews with Scientists: Rianne Stowell

By Sam Roome 14 days ago 256 Views No comments

Next in our Interviews with Scientists, we speak to Rianne Stowell. Rianne was a lucky recipient of our travel award to attend The 2019 Gordon Research Conference on Dendrites: Molecules, Structure and Function in Ventura, CA – and it was great to have the chance to chat to her about her work.

Learning to make your CASE to policymakers

By Caitlin Burgdorf, BS (PhD candidate at Weill Cornell Medicine) 19 days ago 301 Views No comments

Politicians and scientists may not always be the best of friends, but researcher Caitlin Burgdorf explains how, and why we should, as scientists engage with policymakers and politicians...

Interviews with Scientists: Jennifer Romanos

By Sam Roome 19 days ago 408 Views No comments

Next in our Interviews with Scientists, we speak to Jennifer Romanos. Jennifer was one of the lucky recipients of our travel award to attend The 2019 Gordon Research Conference on Dendrites: Molecules, Structure and Function in Ventura, CA – and kindly agreed to tell us more about her work!

Surviving Your PhD Viva / Dissertation Defense

By James Quinn, Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA 21 days ago 778 Views No comments

You've been working hard in the lab for years, you've submitted your PhD thesis, and there is one more hurdle...Our fabulous guest blogger Dr. James Quinn, shares his top tips for surviving your PhD viva (dissertation defense).