From a PhD in cancer biology to science communications, find out more about Dr Kasia Makowska’s career in the TalkPlant...
Blogs, Career Blogs
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
Beneficial plant microbes can help purify polluted air
Plant vs pathogen: how plants defend against microbe infections?
Cannabis: secret weapon against antibiotic resistance crisis
I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Blogs, Science News
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?
In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
Why I marched for science
PhD opens up several career opportunities inside and outside academia. A new blog series will highlight several post-PhD roles.
Interstellar greenhouses: how a single molecule could be key to growing plants in microgravity
Genetic engineering can improve agrobiodiversity
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi