I, along with probably every scientist at some point during their PhD, get a sinking feeling when someone that I don't know well asks "so, what's your PhD on?" Cue mild panic. What do you say? Total stranger: "Biology." First time meeting but with a vague idea of who they are: "Microbiology with some computer… Continue reading What’s your elevator pitch?
Those who follow me on Instagram may have seen the daily polls that I’ve been putting on my story. I’m really liking it as a way to get a little bit of insight into people’s opinions on a variety of different topics, from AI to scicomm to podcasts. The one that I found most intriguing… Continue reading Is Instagram helping public engagement with science?
I have now spent a month at the Yorkshire Museum on my placement and it has really given me a bit of breathing room from my PhD. This has afforded me a bit of time to get certain things in order. First off, I have finally begun to write the children's book that has been… Continue reading An Anxious Scientist heads to Instagram!