From a PhD in cancer biology to science communications, find out more about Dr Kasia Makowska’s career in the TalkPlant...
Blogs, Career Blogs
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II
UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Blogs, Science News
Why I marched for science
Post-PhD Career 2: Policy Manager
I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
Carbon dioxide-eating microbes: synthetic biology can initiate sustainable industrial revolution creating circular economy
Planting trees is vital, but it won’t stop climate change. We must reduce fossil fuel use.
Post-PhD Career 1: Research Programme Manager
In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
AI and plant biotech could produce sustainable omega-3 oils
Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
100-word explainers, Science News
100-word explainer: How microalgae produce nitrous oxide
PhD opens up several career opportunities inside and outside academia. A new blog series will highlight several post-PhD roles.
Health and care challenge: can we live good-quality life with multiple long-term diseases?
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity