Your Weekly Sexist Scientist

(Edit: See below for my response to Tim Hunt’s resignation) Okay, it’s partly because I’m in marking hell right now and don’t have the time to write a big post, but it’s partly because this shit keeps happening. Nobel prize winner, Tim Hunt, addresses a collection of female scientists and Read more…

Renewal Season

It’s February, and what I have come to think of as contract renewal season. I’m reasonably confident of continuing the work I’m doing, which is split between coordinating the online MSc (mostly student wrangling, as I think of it), teaching and coordinating my two undergrad modules, miscellaneous knowledge transfer activities, Read more…

The Fashionable Scientist

Science, being the awesome beast it is, recently landed a ten year old probe on a comet. My laptop is three years old and it’s already beginning to groan and whine. But you’ve probably heard and seen the commotion over one of the scientist’s shirt, which was a gaudy, loud, Read more…

Fluffy Friday – Fashionista

The letters after my name grant me a small selection of inferior superpowers. Cheaper car insurance. Better tables at restaurants. And the ability to go to very important meetings dressed quite casually. In the land of animal behaviour and welfare, we don’t really do suits. This week I met the Read more…

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