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”
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Monotropa uniflora: how a plant conned fungi
Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
Blogs, Science News
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
Bhutan can grow quinoa
Why I marched for science
In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
Climate Strikes: Scientists want you to join civil disobedience movements
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
PhD opens up several career opportunities inside and outside academia. A new blog series will highlight several post-PhD roles.
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing
Planting trees is vital, but it won’t stop climate change. We must reduce fossil fuel use.