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?
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
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.
Biotech can help feed sustainable, healthy diets to 10 billion people
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part I
How plants conquered the land
I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
Blogs, Science News
Carbon dioxide-eating microbes: synthetic biology can initiate sustainable industrial revolution creating circular economy
In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
Why producing antibiotics is a bad investment?
Poor nutrition in Nepal linked to gender inequality
Relocating agriculture can offset increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide for half-century
PhD opens up several career opportunities inside and outside academia. A new blog series will highlight several post-PhD roles.
Why school biology textbooks need to redraw the plant and animal cell
Fatty food and Alzheimer’s disease – what’s the link?