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Outreach activity – The Animal Pairs Game

Posted by on March 6th, 2014

Everyone loves a game. So here’s a game that flexes that brain muscle, which can be adapted for all audiences, topics and required level of cuteness. Presenting: the Animal Pairs Game. I first produced this for a demonstration event at ThinkTank Museum in Birmingham, a Meet the Scientist day themed around evolution and adaptation. The idea[…]

On the Air: Bringing developmental biology to the radio

Posted by on February 5th, 2014

I had just put the finishing touches to my thesis, a weighty tome of developmental neurobiology. My mind was still focused on this highly specific piece of work. I was unprepared, therefore, for the first question: “What is infinity?” I was live on air. I couldn’t see the caller or — since I was in[…]