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Coming soon…

I know I’ve been neglecting my blog terribly, lots to say but it’ll have to wait for me to unpack my new flat and my internet connection to be activated 😦 Why exactly does it take 2 weeks to turn … Continue reading

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Tranquil moments

We all need a quiet moment now and again and this is one of the places the Brontë sisters apparently used to go for inspiration. There’s nothing more peaceful than listening to a little bubbling stream finding it’s way around … Continue reading

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Would you recommend starting a blog?

At coffee a little while ago (Our whole department has coffee together at 11:00 every day, it’s very sociable) a friend asked me would I recommend starting a blog, so Jo, this post is especially for you 😉 The short … Continue reading

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More women of outstanding achievement

So as promised my second blog post on the UKRC women of outstanding achievement awards. In my last post I wrote about Athene Donald who won the lifetime achievement award, this time I want to tell you about a couple of … Continue reading

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Silliness!

This is what blue sparkly nail varnish looks like under the microscope! Magnification x100 In case you’re wondering I use nail varnish in the lab when making slides to stop the glass coverslip from moving and ruining my precious dissections. … Continue reading

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So what do you actually do?

I find this one of the toughest questions to answer. I can think of an explanation fairly readily but it’s hard to know if I’m really giving an answer that means something to the person I’m talking to. I’ve often … Continue reading

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Story Time

More serious blog posts coming up soon but in the meantime I thought I’d tell you the story of how I came to be writing a blog. It all started back in 2005 when I started my current research project … Continue reading

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