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?
Paywalls have become the scourge of this intrepid desk-chair policy officer, and I sometimes find myself reminiscing about my former university libraries with their vast range of journal subscriptions and inter-library loans, which together made paywalls seemingly non-existent. Continue reading Open access: what’s all the fuss about?
The 44th FEBS Congress was held in Krakow, Poland this year, and I’d been fortunate to win sponsorship from the Biochemical Society. Continue reading A Cracking Time in Krakow – thoughts from the 19th YSF and 44th FEBS Congress
By Valentina Gifford, University of Oxford
In March, I attended the The Dynamic Cell III meeting in Manchester, where, with great excitement, I presented my first poster. The meeting started with the Students/Postdocs symposium, where we got the chance to warm up and have a quick taste of the amazing research that was about to follow. Then, a perfect mix of more experienced and early-career scientists set the context for an inspiring scientific discussion, that brought together a wide variety of topics, all focusing on understanding cell functions, such as motility and cell-cell interactions. The quality of the presentations was outstanding and everybody was able to share his enthusiasm.