From a PhD in cancer biology to science communications, find out more about Dr Kasia Makowska’s career in the TalkPlant...
Blogs, Career Blogs
Be in the know: knowing when to say “I don’t know”
Most young scientists will not study plant science. So why did I?
Outsourcing in science: 21st century collaboration
UK people of minority ethnic backgrounds are more likely to die from coronavirus infection than white people.
Cannabis: secret weapon against antibiotic resistance crisis
Particle theory: how a humble finding in plant science transformed physics and chemistry
Jamara: science of growing barley grass central to Dashain, the main Hindu festival
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
New drugs show promise against sleeping sickness and Chagas disease
Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance
In my first job outside academia, I worked as a Research Programme Manager at NIHR. Read to find out more...
Regulating plant gene produces chemicals that repel plant pathogens
Synthetic biology creates cellular closet in moss
High-tech agriculture can prevent oncoming global water wars
PhD opens up several career opportunities inside and outside academia. A new blog series will highlight several post-PhD roles.
Farming: horizontally outside or vertically inside?
Top heavy, tall, short, naked or hairy: shaping a plant
PhDs don’t last forever. Know your options. Start now – Part II