Bill Hinchen

Proud ex-editor of Tipbox, a biologist, science writer, mediocre lifter of weights, and grump.

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A call for clarity in your science writing

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A call for clarity in your science writing

October 26, 2017 by Bill Hinchen

In case you hadn’t noticed, scientific literature can be rather difficult to understand. And it’s getting worse. Let’s be honest, how many times have you read through an...

Iron nerds

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Iron nerds

October 19, 2017 by Bill Hinchen

It’s easy to succumb to the stereotypical image of scientists as skinny humans with less melanin than a naked mole rat and the muscle power of a pampered chihuahua,...

The baffling diversity of PhD supervisor personalities

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The baffling diversity of PhD supervisor personalities

October 12, 2017 by Bill Hinchen

One of the reasons I wanted to go down the PhD route was to eventually have my own PhD students and to teach them the myriad joys of...

Little Tipbox of horrors | Writing competition

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Little Tipbox of horrors | Writing competition

October 5, 2017 by Bill Hinchen

With Halloween right around the corner, we want you to flex your ghoulish wit, sharpen your wicked minds, and carve words of blood-curdling horror into the page for...