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Micro Lady in a Big World

Sophie Parfitt. BSc Microbiology. Industrial placement student at Redx Pharma, 2016-2017. At least, that’s what my CV will say by the end of this year. There’ll be a lot of trials and tribulations ahead – but I’m certain I’ll learn a lot too! This February, I got a call that frankly I wasn’t prepared for, …

Science and engineering, it’s not all about being a scientist or an engineer

By Laura Estrop, Social Media Officer Did you know that after your degree you can apply for any job? But have you considered a career in management? You may already know this, but as a student who studies science or engineering, your career doesn’t have to be as a scientist or engineer.  Did you know …

Spotlight On… Science and the Media

By Frances Moxham, student blogger and student of medical physiology and therapeutics. When I stumbled across an email inviting students to attend the Spotlight On… Science and the Media, I immediately responded saying, “Yes please”. The job role of ‘Science Communication’ was something I had never heard of prior to a careers meeting at the …

Thinking outside the lab: Stephanie’s career ambitions

Stephanie Smith, PhD Plant Sciences, Year 3 When I was little I wanted to be a nurse My father was a doctor and my mother was a nurse; they gave me their old stethoscopes to play with. But I didn’t want to be a doctor because I thought I would have to cut people open …