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Nature: Core facilities: Shared support

Nature: Core facilities: Shared support

Core facilities: Shared support is an insight into what core facilities are and how they run. As the traditional academic career track is becoming more and more difficult to pursue, this article gives researchers an alternative science research-related career path that still lies within academia. Scientists working in core facilities continue to have opportunities to publish, …

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Nature: Mental health: Stressed students reach out for help

Nature: Mental health: Stressed students reach out for help

My first piece for Nature Careers, Mental health: Stressed students reach out for help, explores how graduate students struggling with the stresses of their work and lives can tap into multiple avenues of support. These avenues include those grass-roots initiatives set up by students themselves based on their own experiences. As a rather sensitive topic, I …

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Nature: Gene therapy: Genie in a vector

Nature: Gene therapy: Genie in a vector

For the Haemophilia supplement produced by the Nature Outlook team at NPG, I wrote a feature piece about gene therapy for haemophilia A and the challenges that scientists are having to create one. Gene therapy: Genie in a vector describes clinical trials that have been finding therapies for haemophilia B, the less common version of the disease …

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Nature: Biomaterials: Learning from nature’s best

Nature: Biomaterials: Learning from nature’s best

For the Biomaterials supplement produced by the Nature Outlook team, I worked on an infographic that provided an overview for the rest of the supplement on biomaterials research. The piece, Learning from nature’s best, is a more playful 101 inforgraphic compared to others that the Outlooks team have produced. With a comic book style theme, …

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Nature: Science budget: Funding by numbers

Nature: Science budget: Funding by numbers

My first piece of freelance work for Nature magazine was to put together the facts and figures for an inforgraphic that would become part of a Nature Outlook supplement called Assessing Science: focusing on how Australia and New Zealand assess their research. It was an interesting piece to work on, and very intensive as a …

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