Speaker and moderator: ORPHEUS 2018

Creativity, diversity and feedback were the three main themes of the 2018 ORPHEUS meeting at the University of Iceland, Reykjavik. From 24 - 26 May 2018, ORPHEUS ran it's annual conference to discuss and discover best practices in biomedical and health…

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Speaker and moderator: ORPHEUS 2018
Image credit: University of Iceland/Dagbjort Gretarsdottir
Moderator: 20 Years of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

On 29 November 2016, an event was held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). I was invited to moderate the day's event, which included moderating sessions on the overview of the MSCA programme since its initiation 20…

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Workshop: Understand your audience. Understand your content

Workshop aimed at speakers who want to deliver technical content to any audience. Your speech is about your audience, not about you. So when you’re doing a technical presentation, you need to make sure that you can make it applicable…

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Speaker: FMS Women in Science

Women do have opportunities in science. Beauty by the Geeks Ltd. hosted a Women In Science event on 17 February 2015 at the International Centre for Life. A panel of female scientists talked about their career paths to a group…

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Vitae Panel Discussion: Might increasing expectations limit the intrinsic attributes derived from a research degree?

Vitae Researcher Development International Conference 2014: panel speaker "This workshop aims to consider the juxtaposition between the increasing demands on time, research outputs and broader skills development with some of the core elements that make doctoral graduates stand out. There…

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Why is the sky blue?

As scientists, have you ever been asked the question: "what do you do?" And get a blank stare of complete incomprehension back when you answer it? I have, and I haven't even done any seriously complicated science. The thing is,…

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