• Blog,  Journey

    My First Scientific Conference and Presentation

    I will be away from the lab for a week, attending the annual of Biotechnology Society of Nigeria, conference. The conference this year holds at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan and I’m super excited to attend. I’m also really excited because I’ll presenting my work, on a poster. This post will share basic information on poster presentations: what you need to know, as well as some reference materials that I’ve found helpful.

  • STEMM Role Models

    STEMM Role Models _ Tochukwu Ozulumba

    A major reason why I started this blog, is to highlight women doing science that I admire. So welcome to the new category that I have named “STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine) Role Models”. On my first episode of science role models, I spoke with Ms Tochukwu Ozulumba (TO), a final year PhD candidate at the University of Brighton. She shares her self-care tips, her thoughts on science communication in Nigeria and some advice for young scientists. She explains the impact of volunteering on her career, relevant skills young scientists should acquire and tips for earning a scholarship. Can you tell us a little about you? Three things…

  • Blog

    8 Science Podcasts You Should Listen To

    My Favourite Science Podcasts What are you listening to? I am sure you know that there is so much you can gain from listening. Well, I have been listening to a lot of podcasts recently. A podcast is essentially a digital radio, although some podcasts can be in video forms. Learn more about podcasts here. You can listen to almost anything on a podcast, from comedy to messages, to tips on running a business, motivational talks and lots more. Listening to podcasts, are easy if you have access to the internet. Just find a podcast platform or app that suits you, find the podcast you will love to listen to…