TeaTime Science is one of my favourite accounts to follow. I chatted to Michael and Amy, who set up TeaTime Science in January 2015 as a science communication platform, to get the lowdown on how they got started, what their highlights have been and where they see it going in the future. You can find… Continue reading Communicating science with TeaTime Science!
Adult colouring books are so popular at the moment. From passing idle Sundays to the newest 'mindfulness' tool, colouring books can solve all problems. Shops are full of them. I'm a big fan. There is something really therapeutic about it. Having said that, not being able to find the 'right' colour for a particular feature does distress… Continue reading Introducing: MicroColouring!
I have had a fantastic reaction to the arrival of the new An Anxious Scientist badges! I am hoping that this will be the start of something really great. Several people have contacted me asking if they can get one of them, which is so lovely to hear. I would love at some point to turn… Continue reading The latest lab coat accessory
On Friday June 30th, Helen Brown (Chair), Amiee Allen (Undergraduate) and I headed to the University of Leeds for the first in a series of three Summer Roadshows, designed and organised by the Microbiology Society ECM Forum Exec Committee. We hoped to use them as an opportunity for early career researchers to hear a couple… Continue reading The ECM Forum Roadshow launch!
I haven't posted for a while so I thought that I would give a little update as to what's been going on and how life as a second year PhD student really is -- full of giving lots and lots of presentations and trying to fit your lab work in around them. That might be… Continue reading PhD: the P stands for presentations…
Last week I traveled from York to Birmingham to attend my first meeting with the Microbiology Society Early Career Microbiologist (ECM) executive committee (bit of a mouthful..!). I officially started as Communications Representative this month and other than a Skype conversation I was yet to meet the rest of the committee. I was a little… Continue reading Communication and networking