Happy New Year! Looking forward and back [Part 2 – 2019 goals]

After my reflection on all of my achievements of 2018 in my previous post, I’ve been thinking about my goals for 2019. Perhaps not surprisingly, the initial list I scribbled down of goals was much longer then the list I had for my achievements but I've managed to shorten my list down to 5 main goals… Continue reading Happy New Year! Looking forward and back [Part 2 – 2019 goals]

Happy New Year! Looking forward and back [Part 1 – 2018 achievements]

I thought I’d kick off my first proper post of 2019 with a look back on everything I have achieved last year and the goals I am setting myself for the new year ahead… Because of the size of the post I have decided to split things up into two separate posts, looking at my… Continue reading Happy New Year! Looking forward and back [Part 1 – 2018 achievements]

I have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award!

  Today is super exciting for me because I have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! The award is to recognise bloggers that inspire positivity and creativity through their posts and I want to say a huge thanks to Ewen at ewensommerville.com for nominating me. Ewen is a freelance science writer and his posts… Continue reading I have been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award!

My first RGC meeting

Last week I was super busy at the RGC/REQUITE project meetings that took place at the Manchester Cancer Research Centre and University of Manchester. These meetings are for members of the Radiogenomics Consortium (RGC) - scientists and clinicians that all share an interest in the genetics underlying radiotherapy response; and for research groups that took… Continue reading My first RGC meeting

Paper feature: the benefits of a Mediterranean diet

This month I have been on holiday to the beautiful Balearic island of Ibiza. Other than the sun, crystal clear waters and iconic nightlife, one of the things I enjoyed the most whilst being away was the food – the Mediterranean diet. And so I wanted this month’s paper feature to be one that looks… Continue reading Paper feature: the benefits of a Mediterranean diet