I was interested to read a recent blog by Dr Mark Roberts – Why should scientists be engaging the public? It is great to hear that the Biochemical Society is supporting scientists who want to engage the public with their science. However, primary school children and their teachers are rarely considered in any engagement or dissemination strategy. There are several possible reasons: it is often … Continue reading I bet you didn’t know… cutting-edge research can inspire primary children
There is something special about understanding how life works on a molecular level. How atoms are rearranged by machines that are Angstroms across, or how the flow of single protons through a channel is needed for making the ATP we need to function. Unfortunately, for many students, they cannot enjoy the nanoscale journey because they get so focused on the formulae and reactions. Providing an immersive opportunity for play seems to be turning that around. Continue reading Biochemnopoly
Work experience is more valuable than you think. It should provide an insight for students to see what adult working life is like: showing them a range of new, unique skills; different types of working environments but also the kind of mindset needed to become successful in adult life. Continue reading Work Experience at The Biochemical Society
Join The Biochemical Society at the British Science Festival for our event “Mental Health: All in the Mind?”. Continue reading Mental Health: All in the Mind?