Why Halloween IS scary

Every year I see streams of carved pumpkins on social media, many of which are genuinely impressive and bursting with artistic flair.I'm not against pumpkin carving as an activity, I'm against how much pumpkin is wasted every year as people discard the pumpkin flesh and seeds after carving their masterpieces.If everyone ate their pumpkins, it... Continue Reading →

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Can we live with a warmer planet?

'Humanity is performing an unprecedented experiment on global temperatures, releasing millions of parts of carbon which had been sequestered for millions of years.' - Mark Lynas, Author of 6 Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet I've always been fascinated by climate change, so I was excited to attend a recent discussion at the University... Continue Reading →

Favourite things: August 2017

Each month I'm posting a few of my favourite (mostly science related) things. You can read my July favourites here. Favourite blog 'Tell me about your research, this time with feeling' -  Susana Martinez-Conde & Stephen L. Macknik This is an excellent blog post about how science communication needs to build emotional relationships with the... Continue Reading →

Favourite things: July 2017

Each month I'm going to write a post about some (mostly science related) things I've enjoyed. Firstly, I'm loving this blog! Her posts have given me inspiration for when I begin my PhD in October. I like this blog too, in particular her post about bats and why we should learn to live alongside them (I'm a major... Continue Reading →

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