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INTERVIEW: A conversation with Maria Lo Giudice

INTERVIEW: A conversation with Maria Lo Giudice

Posted on 1 June 2018 by Andrew Hollins

In what could be seen as a bit of a departure for the blog this post reflects a conversation that I had with one of the School's PhD student cohort, Maria […]

INTERVIEW: Liam Morgan – A postdoc’s journey: academia and beyond

INTERVIEW: Liam Morgan – A postdoc’s journey: academia and beyond

Posted on 6 December 2017 by Andrew Hollins

Note from the editor: When we put the blog together I most wanted to present authentic voices and authentic narratives - this for me is one such post. Liam presents […]

REBLOG: Think Ahead Blog #sheffvista – Dr Ross Drayton

REBLOG: Think Ahead Blog #sheffvista – Dr Ross Drayton

Posted on 21 November 2017 by Andrew Hollins

This post is a re-blog of an interview piece produced by the University of Sheffield  Think Ahead blog, in which Dr Ross Drayton (a Cardiff University alumnus) eloquently and engagingly […]

Career advice from a Blocked Frog

Career advice from a Blocked Frog

Posted on 7 June 2016 by Maddy Young

Contributed by Dr Matt Smalley (with marginalia from Douglas Adams, Blackadder, J.R.R. Tolkien and Machiavelli) I came across a quote from Douglas Adams this week, while thinking about what to […]

NEWS – “Untangling the Volcanic Earthworm Genome”

NEWS – “Untangling the Volcanic Earthworm Genome”

Posted on 19 May 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Researchers within the School have taken their research into the crowd funding space and through an experiment.com project campaign. They are seeking $5000 to support the project that is outlined below […]

INTERVIEW: Kenneth Ewan – My Experience with Translational Science and Drug Discovery

INTERVIEW: Kenneth Ewan – My Experience with Translational Science and Drug Discovery

Posted on 9 May 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Contributed by Kenneth Ewan "My Experience with Translational Science and Drug Discovery" Ken's background My PhD and early postdoc work focussed on developmental biology ending with a productive project at the […]

INTERVIEW: Public Engagement- Karen Reed

INTERVIEW: Public Engagement- Karen Reed

Posted on 15 April 2016 by Maddy Young

Contributed by Dr Karen Reed Why get engaged? I am not, of course, referring to the activity which pre-empts marriage. Rather the critical activity of communicating our work to the […]

INTERVIEW: Ali Baird – ‘research to goldsmith’

INTERVIEW: Ali Baird – ‘research to goldsmith’

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Andrew Hollins

There can often be a focus on prescribed pathways through scientific careers, however few experiences truly follow a linear trajectory. Here is an example of an evolving work / life path […]

INTERVIEW: Maddy Young (RSG Co-Chair)

INTERVIEW: Maddy Young (RSG Co-Chair)

Posted on 2 March 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Contributor - Maddy Young Co-chair Biosciences Research Staff Group (Fixed Term Research Staff representative) Research Associate on a Cancer Research UK funded programme grant Since finishing my PhD at Cardiff […]