The Social Scientist

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The Social Scientist

September 27, 2018 by Danielle Tomasello

I think it’s safe to say that all of us, at some point or another, have struggled with “networking.” Let’s face it: as scientists, we often work in...

BioRxiv: give pre-prints a chance

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BioRxiv: give pre-prints a chance

September 20, 2018 by Vicky Hatch

How can BioRxiv benefit me? The question many life scientists are asking themselves. For those that don’t know, BioRxiv (pronounced “bio-archive”) is a pre-print service where you can...

Why I love communicating my science – and why you should too

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Why I love communicating my science – and why you should too

September 14, 2018 by Nicola Faramarzi

Discovering the world of scicomm Although I started my PhD with an unwavering passion and bright-eyed enthusiasm for research, about halfway in to my PhD there felt like...

Behind the research: why scientists do what they do

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Behind the research: why scientists do what they do

September 6, 2018 by Vicky Hatch

What drives a scientist to do their research? We wanted to know why you guys do what you do? What makes a scientist get out of bed in the...

#scicomm: is it your duty to communicate your research?

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#scicomm: is it your duty to communicate your research?

September 5, 2018 by Patrick White

Hurrah! We’re going to be hosting our first event! Scicomms has ballooned over past couple of years and we’ve been following the process. Thousands of scientists, young and...

10 tips for mentoring an undergrad in the lab

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10 tips for mentoring an undergrad in the lab

August 23, 2018 by Nick Deason

It’s true – undergraduate students don’t exactly have the best reputation around research labs. But, as a former undergrad researcher (and now PhD student) myself, I’ve found that...

#WhatsYourWord: Gaelophobia

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#WhatsYourWord: Gaelophobia

August 21, 2018 by Maha J Cziesielski

Submitted by Melissa Garcia-Marquez There is fear and then there is fear – a deep dread also known as a phobia. We are all afraid of something: fear of...

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