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?
How I wrote a PhD thesis and had the time of my life
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.
Silent killers: Zellweger syndrome and related diseases, a group of rare genetic disorders
Health and care challenge: can we live good-quality life with multiple long-term diseases?
Post-PhD Career 1: Research Programme Manager
I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
Blogs, Science News
Climate Strikes: Scientists want you to join civil disobedience movements
Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century
Bhutan can grow quinoa
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
Carbon dioxide-eating microbes: synthetic biology can initiate sustainable industrial revolution creating circular economy
Cutting it off: new method allows easy separation of membrane proteins
PhD opens up several career opportunities inside and outside academia. A new blog series will highlight several post-PhD roles.
Why I marched for science
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing