#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...

#WhatsYourWord: Awareness

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#WhatsYourWord: Awareness

August 14, 2018 by Maha J Cziesielski

Natalie Prinz is a recent MSc graduate from the University of Bremen, Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research. Her thesis focused on the effects of tourism on feeding...

Research reflections: what it takes to be a life scientist

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Research reflections: what it takes to be a life scientist

August 3, 2018 by Patrick White

We wanted to know what drives you to do your research. So we asked you. In June 2018 Abcam created a pop-up event in Kendall Square, Cambridge MA...

Personalities of the common conference

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Personalities of the common conference

August 2, 2018 by Vicky Hatch

We’ve already covered the personalities of the common lab. Now we take on the personalities of the common conference. One thing I have noticed when traveling from conference...

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Life as a scientist: inspiration and worries

July 26, 2018 by Patrick White

Rebecca Hall runs down why she became a scientist, what her worries are and what drives her. Ask more questions in the comments section and we’ll get them...

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