Author Archives: Nathalie Pettorelli

Why women in science should learn to code

By Vicky Butt, who is a PhD student studying bioinformatics and metagenomics at King’s College London.   With this ever-increasing amount of biological data, such as genomics, the only way to make sense of it is to write computer programmes. Principal … Continue reading

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Science for a Penny

Dr Seirian Sumner, Soapbox Science co-founder   At Soapbox Science HQ, we get quite a few invitations to come and speak about the initiative and the issues facing women in science generally. Between our day jobs (of being scientists!), family … Continue reading

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Bringing SoapBox Science to sunny Palermo

Hi! I’m Cristina, the local organiser of the Soapbox Science event in Palermo this summer! I’m a marine ecologist interested in the study of community patterns induced by disturbances (including environmental and human driven changes) and the effects on seabed … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science comes to Brighton Seafront for 2017

Imagine yourself stood upon Brighton Seafront, the Pier behind you, talking about science with passers-by and inspiring them to find out more about your research…sound inviting? Well, this summer you have your chance as Soapbox Science comes to Brighton for … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science: Taking My GaN Research into the Cambridge Market Square!

By Nikita Hari Soapbox Science is a truly innovative roadshow where research takes to the roads, where public spaces are transformed into arenas of scientific learning, engagement and inspiration. Starting with the vision to transform and challenge the perceptions of … Continue reading

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Bringing Soapbox Science to Hull: a local organiser’s perspective

By Dr Isabel Pires (@craftysci)   I am a cancer biologist and biomedical science lecturer at the University of Hull, and this year I coordinated the first Soapbox Science event in Hull and in Yorkshire. Science communication has always been … Continue reading

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An experience I will never forget – Oxford Soapbox Science 2016

By Jessica Davies When I signed up to Soapbox Science I had just moved to Oxford to start a post-doctoral position in multiple sclerosis genetics and I was looking for ways to promote and share science with the public. I … Continue reading

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Soapbox Art & Science: Call for Scientists

Soapbox Science is proud to announce a new collaborative project between artists and scientists to inspire a new generation of scientists and tackle gender issues in science careers     We are excited to announce that the call for artists to … Continue reading

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Soapbox Art & Science: Call for Artists

  Soapbox Science is proud to announce a new collaborative project between artists and scientists to inspire a new generation of scientists and tackle gender issues in science careers     We are excited to announce that the call for artists … Continue reading

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Talking quantum physics from my soapbox: Meet Helen Cammack

Helen Cammack is studying for a PhD in theoretical physics at St Andrews University. She enjoys communicating physics with anyone who’ll listen, and has produced several videos on quantum and particle physics (visit Helen’s blog for more insights into a … Continue reading

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