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June 2019

Improving public understanding of science

By Mann Virdee & Ella Courtie, University of Birmingham 4 months ago 22503 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 4 months ago 920 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 4 months ago 1590 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...

Interviews with Scientists: Abigail Abrahams

By Sam Roome 4 months ago 1345 Views No comments

Next in our interviews with scientists, meet Abi Abrahams! Abi is currently a neuroscience PhD student at the University of Nottingham as part of the BBSRC Doctoral Training Programme. Abi told us about her work, her volunteering at The Loop and more...

Writing a Winning Travel Grant Application

By Kate Secombe, Cancer Treatment Toxicities Group, University of Adelaide, Australia 4 months ago 32127 Views No comments

Cancer researcher and blogger Kate Secombe shares her tips and tricks to give you the best chance of winning a travel grant...

Travel Award Winner Francesca Managò

By Sam Roome 4 months ago 1095 Views No comments

We were delighted to sponsor a travel award for delegates of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society Meeting 2019. The winner is Francesca Managò, a researcher working at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), in Italy. Find out more about Francesca's work and her trip to Australia...

Interviews with Scientists: Fabien Naneix

By Sam Roome 4 months ago 1587 Views No comments

Next in our Interviews with Scientists, we speak to Fabien Naneix. Fabien is a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour at the University of Leicester, UK, and we were delighted that he agreed to share his thoughts and research with us...