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?
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
Fascination of Plants Day at TalkPlant
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
Plant science discovered first-ever enzyme and kick-started biochemistry
I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
Blogs, Science News
Coronavirus: COVID-19 more likely to kill black and Asian people
Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
Planting trees is vital, but it won’t stop climate change. We must reduce fossil fuel use.
How plants conquered the land
Why producing antibiotics is a bad investment?
PhD opens up several career opportunities inside and outside academia. A new blog series will highlight several post-PhD roles.
Jamara: science of growing barley grass central to Dashain, the main Hindu festival
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
Plant breeding: conventional v mutation v genetic modification (GMOs) v gene editing