By Ruth Nottingham, University of Nottingham,
Professional development is probably the last thing on your mind when you are a busy PhD student juggling multiple experiments, but taking the time to reflect on your skill set and how to enhance it can pay off enormously in the long run.
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By James Brown, Education and Public Engagement Officer, Biochemical Society
We are pleased to announce the winners of our Science Communication Competition. Now in its sixth year, the competition attracted 81 entries which were reviewed by our panel of expert judges.
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By Matthew Nolan, University of Oxford
The decision to begin a PhD is probably one of the biggest you’ll ever make in your career. A significant step up in both scope and expectation from undergrad, the prospect can at first seem a little daunting.
Continue reading A day in the life of a neuroscience PhD student
By Gareth Raynes, Aberystwyth University
The human microbiome is becoming more widely known and extensively studied. However, we’re not unique in having our own personal legions of friendly bacteria. Not only do other animals have extensive microbiomes, plants do too.
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