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The never ending WHYs and HOWs: Meet Sesime Coffie

Sesime Coffie is currently a PhD student at Queen’s University, Belfast. She is a chemist, a STEM Ambassador, and a keen science communicator. Here, she tells us how her mum inspired her to pursue a career in science; how she believes … Continue reading

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Attracted to IT from a very young age: Meet Karen Murphy

Karen Murphy is a PhD student in High Performance Computing at the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University, Belfast. Her field of research is data analytics. Here, Karen tells us how she decided to go for a PhD after years … Continue reading

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Little Kolumbus

My name is Anne Schmidt and I am in the middle of my last year of PhD. If I would have to describe my PhD with a famous people it would be Christoph Kolumbus. Why? The first reason has nothing … Continue reading

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That cultural factor: Meet Miriam Garcia

It’s the first time that I’m going to participate in something like Soapbox Science this year. I feel quite nervous because I haven’t presented to the general public before but I’m also looking forward to see the reactions of the … Continue reading

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Laughed at when suggesting a career in science: Meet Rebecca Douglas

Rebecca Douglas is a PhD student at the Institute for Gravitational Research, University of Glasgow. She is also the local organiser of Soapbox Science Glasgow, which will take place this Sunday, 11am-3pm, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. Here she tells us … Continue reading

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Why Soapbox Science?

By Miss Lydia Bach (@lylubach), Queen’s University Belfast. Lydia will stand on one of our soapboxes in Glasgow, on the 7th of June. She will be talking about food webs, with a talk entitled:  “Food (webs) for thought – Or … Continue reading

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Having It All

By Francesca Day (@FrancescaDay), University of Oxford. Francesca will be standing on one of our soapboxes at our London event, Saturday the 30th of May. There, she’ll be talking about hunting for new particles with physics fan fiction.    I have wanted to … Continue reading

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From volunteering with us to becoming one of our speakers: Meet Anna Tiley

Anna Tiley (@tileyanna) is a current Biological Sciences PhD student at the University of Bristol. She researches a fungus called Zymoseptoria tritici which causes a devastating disease of wheat known as Septoria Tritici Blotch. Here, she tells us about how … Continue reading

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