PhD stressing out

A PhD has ups and downs. Sometimes it can feel like more downs than ups. But you won’t be the only one feeling this. Stress and anxiety goes hand in hand for many studying PhDs. Some weeks you will be rushed off your feet in the lab, having multiple experiments running, data to be collected,…Read more PhD stressing out

11 things every new PhD student should know

I started my PhD nearly a year ago now, and the time has absolutely flown by. With many people setting out to start a PhD in September and October it made me think about what I have learned this year, and the top tips I would tell anyone about to embark on a PhD in…Read more 11 things every new PhD student should know

Alice Roberts, Brian Cox, Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Greg Foot

Science has taken the world by storm. Now it’s plants’ turn.

Growing up, science was always seen as a nerdy subject. If you liked science, the kind of science that didn’t revolve around setting fire to things in chemistry, then you were a bit weird. Then something changed. Science became cool. The portrayal of science in the media first began to shift during the late 1990s…Read more Science has taken the world by storm. Now it’s plants’ turn.