Bizare dinosaur

For bloggers; truth and respect

So today I had planned to start a new series on my blog called “The Secret Diary of a post-Doc, aged 31 and 3/4”. If the title didn’t give it away, it was to be a diary format posted once a month, detailing my world of post-Doc’ing in a style more akin to a certain similarly named novel than my usual fare.

Plenty of water

5 lab resolutions

It’s a brand new year and as tradition dictates, a time when we make impossible promises we have absolutely no intention of …

Christmas Lectures 2014

Go watch the Christmas Lectures!

[UPDATE: Lectures are over but you can go watch them here!] This week is the first of the Royal Institute’s Christmas lectures. They …

Happy Christmas

Twas the Night Before Christmas – in the Laboratory

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the laboratory
Not a experiment was stirring, not even the gas chromatography;
The labcoats were hung by the door with great care,
In hope whomever’s turn it was to wash them soon would be there;

Holiday wake up

Scientific holiday break

I have a fixed holiday contract whereby I get a certain number of days of holiday a year. Cranfield University are very …