From a PhD in cancer biology to science communications, find out more about Dr Kasia Makowska’s career in the TalkPlant...
Blogs, Career Blogs
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?
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
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
Speed breeding: can the “new green revolution” transform research and agriculture?
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
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
Cutting it off: new method allows easy separation of membrane proteins
Residential emissions biggest killer in Nepal
In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
Post-PhD Career 2: Policy Manager
AI and plant biotech could produce sustainable omega-3 oils
Pinpointing the location of a new class of plant proteins
PhD opens up several career opportunities inside and outside academia. A new blog series will highlight several post-PhD roles.
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
Biotech can help feed sustainable, healthy diets to 10 billion people
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?