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Playing Risk in the lab

Note: This article is re-blogged from my column in Laboratory News - go get your free subscription here Growing up, I really hated playing Risk. As a game, it seems designed to please anyone with an inner Napoleon but punish those with the unreasonable desire to have fun. What I didn’t know when playing (and …

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Starting a PGCert

This week I started my Post Graduate Certificate (PGCert) in Higher Education. Which I realise doesn’t sound like a great bundle of laughs …

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A week of science

Last week I enjoyed a very nice break from the impossible amout of work I am doing at the moment and spent …

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How not to organise data

Note: This article is re-blogged from my column in Laboratory News - go get your free subscription here After almost a decade in science, I …

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High quality stuff for sale

Over the last year and a half, many of you have noticed the slow development of my sometimes erratic cartoons. I love …

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Why work experience is good

Last week I didn’t post a proper blog post because I was super busy. Generally, I manage to get an Errant Science …

Fact: Zombie bunnies are real!

Need braaaains

I’m super tired this week. I’ve driven like 600 miles in the last 5 days and spent the last two days looking …

A sketched summary of the data in the paper on water+alcohol monolayer collapse

Self publicising my paper

Hi… Hello! We’re going with the ‘talking to yourself’ gimmick again? Yup, it had a pretty luke-warm reception last time but I’m optimistic …