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Science Communication

Looking beyond the obvious career path: Part II – talking about the road less travelled

As I mentioned in a previous post, current career perspectives for postdoctoral researchers  are, to put it mildly, difficult. An academic career will be possible for only about 3.5% of current postdocs, so being able to understand the alternatives is … Continue reading

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Looking beyond the obvious career path: Part I – Science Journalism

Last year, another Science is Vital campaign went underway, this time focusing on a problem facing many PhD and postdocs: science careers. A summary of the final report can be found here. Importantly, the campaign and the report highlight many … Continue reading

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#Solo10 – beyond science blogging?…

This Friday and Saturday saw a strangely mixed crowd descend on the British Library (BL). What could  bring scientists, journalists, politicians, teachers and marketing executives together under the same roof for two days? Well, basically, science. On-line. I have to … Continue reading

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Talkfest – my personal feedback

Last Thursday I went along to an event organized by Alice Bell and Beck Smith on Science and blogging. As I recently reshaped this site and restarted blogging, this time with a different set of aims and ideas, this seemed … Continue reading

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A different kind of talk

Last Friday I accepted Alom Shaha challenge and I went to his school to give a talk. I have to admit I was dreading it a bit – after all, 17/18 year old students can be a tough audience…  And judging … Continue reading

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I’m a Scientist, Get Me In There!

As 3.30pm on Friday 25th of June approached and I found myself in a workshop, away from my computer, I was anxiously waiting an opportunity to check the Aluminium Zone website to find out the results of the last round … Continue reading

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In the loop

Here is where you’ll find my thoughts on structural biology, science, science communication amongst many other things…

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