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SciSoc Rebranding

May 3, 2017

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Over the last year, I have been Co-President of the Cambridge University Scientific Society. This year, the Society underwent an exciting rebrand, with a new logo and a bold and eye-catching range of posters and publicity. Take a closer look: Posters Banners Logo Term Cards Advertisements

My “Just one action for women in science” #Just1action4WIS

September 24, 2015

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Last week, a study by the L’Oreal Foundation was published stating “67% of Europeans think that women do not possess the required skill set in order to achieve high-level scientific positions”. In response to this, Athene Donald’s new campaign, challenging individuals to make “Just one action for women in science” #Just1action4WIS is a brilliant new […]

Are fish the key to intelligence?

March 24, 2014

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The brain is the most complex organised system in the universe. It is the means by which think, by which we coordinate ourselves when we write an essay or run a race and collectively; our brains are the means by which we make sense of the universe and even our own brains. Developing our understanding of how […]

The National Science and Engineering Competition Posters

March 24, 2014

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Getting to the finals of the National Science and Engineering Competition was a thrill and equally a challenge. With three 2 metre by 1 metre boards to fill, 40, 000 school children to please and 5 judges to impress, I produced these posters to display my project: Background to the Project Process of the Research Results […]

Verdict: The National Science and Engineering Competition

March 23, 2014

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Amongst the thrills of this year’s Big Bang Fair at the NEC (which, by the way, is huge) were scattered many keen competitors for the annual National Science and Engineering Competition(NSEC), defending their projects with pride. The competitors were of all ages and interests and brought with them a huge range of fascinating projects, from research […]

Neuron Differentiation: An investigation into neuron genes in chick embryos

September 30, 2013

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10 gel electrophoreses, 9 genes, 8 boxes of sterile pipette tips, 7 in situ hybridisation steps, 6 hours a day, 5 days a week, 4 weeks of research, 3 E. Coli agar plates , 2 sample fridges, 1 great supervisor and a project report: Read it here: Scientific Report and see the presentation here: Presentation

Nuffield Research Project

August 30, 2013

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Over the course of the summer, I have been working in a Molecular Biology Lab at the University of Portsmouth. The research has involved looking at gene expression in the differentiation of neuron cells, trying to understand the timings and locations of genes of which little is currently known. Working in this environment on these […]