Image: The orangery in Linnaeus’ botanical garden in Uppsala. Photo by Yossa Dwi Hartono. Happy birthday, Linnaeus. Imagine yourself back in Europe, exactly 310 years ago, in 1707. The Protestant Reformation has been going for 190 years. Leeuwenhoek first saw the microbes with his microscopes just a few decades ago. Isaac Newton is 64 years old.… Read More Grattis på födelsedagen, Linné
Hi there! I’m Ayla, a recent addition to the blog team, and this post is a short intro to, well, me. The science I’m a Belgium borne Bio-Science engineer and moved to Stockholm after my master. Upon arrival I spend some mental effort learning Swedish and started my PhD in Robert Månsson’s group at Karolinska… Read More New Blogger: Ayla De Paepe on Popular Science and Science in Popular Culture
You really want to get there, into that scary but at the same time exciting situation – the job interview. At the interview you can tell them all about how you are a perfect match and how you can contribute to the company, but in order to get there you have to catch the recruiter’s… Read More The ABC of a CV
Among the crowd of signs we walked.
What does the word “march” mean? A quick dictionary search reveals: Walk quickly with determination To walk with regular and measured tread, as soldiers on parade; advance in step in an organized body. The steady and inevitable development or progress of something Some people get intimidated by the word but marching on the street is… Read More Forward we march
The global “March for Science” is happening very soon. This will be a worldwide event where everybody is invited to show their support for science and the crucial role it plays in our lives. I have never participated in marches or being an “activist” of any sort. However, I think this time is vital that… Read More Science is for everyone. Why I will march for science
It was a regular evening commute. I was watching new videos on YouTube and browsing social media, when suddenly I got in a bit of an identity crisis. One of my fellow PhD students had sent me an invitation to join the March For Science on the 22nd of April in Stockholm. She knows I… Read More To march or not to march