Naturejobs Podcast: Women in science

Patriarchy, leaky pipelines, and the “two body problem” In the June 2018 Naturejobs podcast we focus on women in science. Aashima Dogra and Nandita Jayaraj tell Harini Barath about Life of Science, the website they created to celebrate female scientists…

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Nature: How to build a better PhD

There are too many PhD students for too few academic jobs — but with imagination, the problem could be solved. How to build a better PhD is a feature piece published in Nature on 2 December 2015. The PhD currently…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Global vs Local

Although I’m new to the world of print publishing, I have been writing online for a while. The more I time I spend writing online, the more I learn about how it works. But it’s not a quick process; it’s…

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DIY Swimsuits

Back in the day (just over 110 years ago) swimming was just about making it to the Olympics. Swimming back then was nothing like swimming back now. In the first swimming Olympic Games in 1896 there were only 5 events,…

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BBC News: Battling sleeping sickness

YAY - yesterday my first article for BBC News online was published! I thought it was a great story, and so it also features in this weeks' Science in Action (which I produced!) and is first broadcast today at 18:32…

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Audio adventures

There's just something special about working with sounds. They leave just the right amount to the imagination, but give the listener enough to build that imagination. What I love most about working with radio, is how the spoken word contains…

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