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When I grow up I want to be an explorer

By Dr Neha Pathak (@nxpathak), who is currently based at Queen Mary University. Come and meet Neha tomorrow, 2-5pm, on the South Bank, where Neha will talk about “Peeing to prevent cancer: the secrets of your urine ”   “When I grow up, … Continue reading

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My job is essentially to solve puzzles: meet Jessica Blair

Dr Jessica Blair (@JessicaMABlair) is a research fellow currently at the University of Birmingham.Her research focusses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of antibiotic resistance. Here she tells us that her love of science started with an inspirational teacher and that … Continue reading

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Scientist, fitness fanatic and –maybe– artist: Meet Ria Vaportzis

Ria Vaportzis (@RiaVaportzis) is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the study Tablet for Healthy Ageing in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University. The Tablet for Healthy Ageing is an intervention programme using tablet computers to improve health and … Continue reading

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Don’t let failure stop you: Meet Natalie Garrett

Natalie Garrett (@oojeyboojey) is a Research Fellow of Biophotonics at the University of Exeter. She specialises in advanced laser imaging techniques. Her talk will focus on how she uses laser to pin-point nanoparticles inside the brain, and how this can … Continue reading

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