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Interviews with Scientists: Martyn Webb

By Sam Roome 27 days ago 444 Views No comments

Next in our Interviews with Scientists series, meet Martyn Webb. Martyn is a PhD student at the University of East Anglia, working on developing a clinically implementable urine test for prostate cancer. We found out more about his fascinating work, and what challenges he has faced...

Interviews with Scientists: Ana Paula Miranda

By Sam Roome 27 days ago 458 Views No comments

Meet Ana Paula Miranda in the next of our Interviews with Scientists blog series! Ana Paula is in the last month of her PhD in Biochemistry at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We chatted to Ana about her PhD and research, and more...

The Importance of Mentoring in Science & Tips for New Mentors

By Maria Valesco, Post-doctoral researcher, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland 1 month ago 1449 Views No comments

Many of us are asked to mentor someone in the lab - but do you know what's involved, and do you have the right skills? Read this article, by our fabulous guest blogger Dr Maria Velasco - she shares her experience on the value of mentoring, together with some top tips for first timers...

Gender Bias From A Woman In Science

By Kay M. Tye, Neuroscientist & Professor at the Salk Institute 2 months ago 30547 Views 6 comments

We are delighted that neuroscientist Kay Tye, Professor at the Salk Institute, and former Associate Professor at MIT, has shared her thoughts, experience and knowledge with us. Read her fascinating, sometimes shocking and extremely thought-provoking article on gender bias in science...

Travel Award Winner Arantza Muguruza-Montero

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 586 Views No comments

Arantza Muguruza-Montero is a researcher working at the Euskal Herriko Univertsitatea (EHU/UPV) - Biophysics Institute, in the Basque Country. Arantza is researching the molecular dynamics of the interaction between the Kv7.2 and CaM channels and the award will help to fund her trip to the International Kv7 Channels Symposium in Naples, Italy.

Life Scientists' Top Science Jokes

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 1109 Views No comments

In our Interviews with Scientists series, we like to include a little light-heartedness and have some fun, alongside showcasing the incredible and important work our customers and community do. And so, in celebration of April Fool’s Day, here’s a run-down of the best science jokes you’ve shared with us since we started our blog...

Interviews with Scientists: Kate Manley

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 1167 Views No comments

Next in Our Interviews with Scientists series, we have the great pleasure of talking to Kate Manley, an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow and Specialist Registrar in Urology, currently working in the Prostate Cancer Genetics Team at the University of East Anglia. She told us about her work, the challenges she faces, and her thoughts on working both as a clinican and a researcher...

Supporting Women in STEM: All You Need To Know About The 2019 Scientista Symposium

By Jackie Giovanniello, Symposium Director for the Scientista Foundation 2 months ago 933 Views No comments

Jackie Giovanniello is Symposium Director for the Scientista Foundation - here she talks about women in STEM, the important role of the Scientista Foundation, and the forthcoming Symposium...

Seeing Yourself In Science: Reflections Of An Undergraduate

By Jess Walsh, University College Dublin 2 months ago 1114 Views No comments

Our amazing guest blogger Jess Walsh shares her thoughts, wisdom and experience on the issues surrounding diversity in STEM.

Scientific Papers: Tips For More Productive Writing

By Maria Montefinese, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of Padova, Italy & Honorary Research Associate, UCL, UK 3 months ago 5429 Views No comments

Do you find it challenging to write scientific papers? Or perhaps you struggle to say motivated, when there are so many other demands on your time? Our fabulous guest blogger Maria Montefinese, from the University of Padova and University College London, shares her top tips for improving the output of your scientific writing...