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
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part 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.
Blogs, Science News
Landslides damaged Nepal hydropower plants, not 2015 earthquake
Chemicals: creators, sustainers and destroyers
Osmosis: phenomenon born out of plant science linked physics and physiology, saves lives
I currently work as a Senior Funding Policy Manager at UKRI. Read to find out more about this role.
The guardians of the genome safeguard DNA to increase seed lifespan
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
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...
Planting trees is vital, but it won’t stop climate change. We must reduce fossil fuel use.
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
How plants conquered the land
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
Overeating: food waste that kills
Climate Strikes: Scientists want you to join civil disobedience movements