Product excitement!

The giveaway batch ofΒ An Anxious ScientistΒ badges was snapped up within a couple of hours. They are now on their way to new homes from the UK to the USA, via South Africa! I was so nervous when I decided to try out the giveaway!Β What if no one wants one? That'd be embarassing... So it was… Continue reading Product excitement!


The ECM Forum Roadshow launch!

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!

Communication and networking

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