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Guest writer: NO-vember: Let’s do it by Alex Holmes

This post is written by Alex Holmes. Alex (she/her) is a PhD researcher at the Faculty of Biological Sciences at the University of Leeds. She’s found herself working somewhere between biochemistry and biophysics to research a membrane proteins. When she’s not in the lab or hacking supercomputers, she is very interested in science communication and …

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Guest writer: Cyber and Swan Lake – Let’s talk about Fatima the ballerina by Nia John

This post is written by Nia John, a science communicator based in South Wales. She also volunteers with the Young Women’s Trust, a feminist organisation to advocate for economic justice for young women. Nia loves nothing more than spending time at science festivals around the world. Find out more about Nia and her work on …

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Guest writer: Taking engineering skills into the humanities by Christine M. Estel

This post is written by Christine M. Estel. Christine has a BA in English from Temple University, and an MA in English from Rutgers University. She’s also certified in secondary English instruction in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She has written for various news outlets including Authors Publish and (the former) Tribe Magazine, and has forthcoming …

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Guest writer: Autumn in Eureka by Salik Rosing

This post is written by Salik Rosing. Salik has a PhD in Geology with a focus on computer models of ancient ocean circulation from the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Geoscience and Natural Resources Management. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the GLOBE Institute, also at the University of Copenhagen, studying early life on …

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Guest writer: Discovering your body through art by Victoria McCulloch

This post is written by Victoria McCulloch. Victoria is a Lecturer in Anatomy at the University of Edinburgh, and a Freelance Medical Illustrator. She describes herself as a ‘traditional, 2D artist, mainly working in pencil’. Apart from being passionate about art and anatomy and having the opportunity to combine the two at work, one of …

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Guest writer: Making sense of sound by Nikhil Mistry

This post is written by Nikhil Mistry. Nikhil is an Acoustical Engineer and Research Fellow at The National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. His work focusses on underwater acoustics and medical ultrasound; for example, designing sonar to ‘see’ animals in the water, looking at the interaction between sound and bubbles, and using sound and bubbles …

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Guest writer: “You can do it” – Time to act on it as a woman in STEM by Lauren Nelson

This post is written by Lauren Nelson, a final year PhD student at Newcastle University studying computational drug design. A lover of all things science, she has a MSc and BSc in Chemistry, she’s a STEM Ambassador, and she’s also a PhD tutor with The Brilliant Club. Lauren started the A Short Scientist blog in …

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