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How to launch your own science communication society
How to launch your own science communication society
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

To me, nothing is more fulfilling than organising inspiring events that communicate the value of scientific research to the wider public. So, when I had the opportunity to help launch a new branch of the British Science Association in Sheffield, I simply couldn’t resist! It has been a challenge and a real learning curve that has introduced me to all sorts of new areas – volunteer management, grant proposals, risk assessments to name but a few. For anyone else thinking of setting up their own public-engagement Society, here are my top tips:

Steph Johnson
Spotlight on... Stephanie Johnson
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

Former SEB Young Scientist Award Winner Steph Johnson perfectly illustrates how the skills gained through a PhD in research needn’t tie you to the lab bench. Caroline Wood caught up with her to find out what happened since she won the award for the Plant Section at the SEB 2014 Annual Meeting in Manchester.

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Counting reproductive investment
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

A multi-scale CT-scanning approach demonstrated in orchids has wide application for non-destructive quantitative imaging

INDEPTH
Introducing Indepth
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

Impact of Nuclear Domains On Gene Expression and Plant Traits (INDEPTH) is a new collaboration that brings together a pan-European group of researchers interested in how the location of a gene within the plant nucleus can affect its function.