Public engagement is an opportunity for communities to gain an insight into current research and the people behind it. Just as importantly, it also offers scientists themselves a space to learn. Continue reading Dundee Women’s Festival
Smart students study science and science students become doctors. Regardless of which part of the world you grew up in, you will be familiar with this statement or a modified version that shares the same sentiment. Sentiments that suggest studying science is the preserve of smart students and studying medicine is regarded the very peak achievement. Continue reading Is there a doctor in the room?
The conference is dead! Long live the conference! When we “volunteered” to organise the 2020 Bioscience Education Summit, there were grand plans to bring the learning and teaching community to Sheffield for a joint conference between the cities two Universities. COVID-19 changed our plans, the conference moved online, and we delivered two days of content to an international audience from our offices, spare rooms and … Continue reading 10 lessons I learned about online learning by running an online conference
Like many wet lab biologists, I was worried that my productivity would decrease and that I’d run out of work to do while working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading Learning genomic data analysis as a wet lab biologist