Author Archives: Nathalie Pettorelli

You are good enough! Meet Ann Ager

Ann Ager gained a PhD in vascular biology from the University of Cambridge and moved to Professor Judah Folkman’s laboratory, Harvard Medical School, USA, to study microvascular endothelium. She then moved to Professor Bill Ford’s laboratory in Manchester, UK, to … Continue reading

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Are you still a scientist if you’ve left the lab bench?

Malgosia Pakulska (@SCBakes) is the Communications and Development Officer at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences. She is also a science writer for Research2Reality, a blog designed to engage the public in Canadian research. Malgosia completed her PhD … Continue reading

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Soapbox Science London 2017 is looking for volunteers!

Are you passionate about science? Do you love talking to the public about science? Are you keen to raise awareness about equality in science careers? If so, you’ve got the makings of a Soapbox Science Volunteer! We are currently looking … Continue reading

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Don’t get distracted by other people’s opinions – Meet Professor Claudia Eberlein

Professor Claudia Eberlein studied Physics at the University of Leipzig and gained her Diploma there in 1990. She then moved to the University of Sussex where she completed her PhD in 1993. After two years of postdoctoral work at the … Continue reading

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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, one of the local organisers of the upcoming Soapbox Science event in Palermo. 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 … 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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