Monthly Archives: May 2011

Women of outstanding achievement

Having written about science and science careers recently I thought it was time to get back to some girl awesomeness! I’m hoping that in just a few sentences you’re all going to say ‘oh I know all about that already’ … Continue reading

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Strengths – a personal epiphany!

As I mentioned in my last post my current research position is coming to an end and I’m looking for a new job, so the career options workshop organised by Women in technology last Wednesday was very timely! Although they … Continue reading

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Oh the places you’ll go!

I was pretty young when I was inspired to want to do science, but don’t worry I’m not going to tell that story again! I took a very conventional route through my science education doing A-levels in biology and chemistry … Continue reading

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Are you biased?

The days when people overtly said that women can’t or shouldn’t do science are thankfully long gone, I’m sure 2005 seems like a long time ago to most of us! Despite that and despite many more women beginning careers in … Continue reading

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1000 genomes

Having discussed some of the issues I think it’s worth considering before deciding whether to get your own genome sequenced, I thought I would follow it up with why it is a good idea to sequence lots of people’s genomes! … Continue reading

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