My Science Career So Far….

Hi Everyone!

I wanted to write a blog post about my career so far. I have been asked a number of times now about how I got into science, and how I knew what I wanted to do- the answer isn’t simple, and my career path was more a meander than a straight forward route. So join me as I go through how I got to where I am today.

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Anxiety and University

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It has been such a long time since my last post- but don’t worry, I have more things coming soon!

I wanted to talk a bit about anxiety and university in this post. It is now the time of year when people start to go to university- this may be for the first time, or for the final time. This year, of course, is going to be completely different than all others.. I went to university for the first time way back in 2009- (that weird time, when we didn’t all have laptops and had to go to the library to use a computer, when the world was full of girls with super thin eyebrows, when we took actual cameras out on nights out… what a time!)

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How to effectively communicate science

Hi everyone! I am (finally!) back with a new blog post. Now I have settled into my new role as Postdoc a bit more, I will hopefully be getting back into the blogging again.

In this post I wanted to talk a bit about what helps to make a successful science talk. This is going to be focused on talks specifically for non-scientists, which is a very different audience, and which some of you may not have had much experience of.

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Tips and tricks for the final thesis push

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As some of you may know I have just handed in my thesis! From the very first year of the PhD you start hearing stories about the dreaded Thesis writeup, and while it is hard, it isn’t the worst thing ever.  Once you get your head in the game, it’s ok!

Sometimes its useful to get some hints and tips from people who have written up, so here are a few of mine.

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