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SciArt profiles: Justine Renno

Posted by , on 22 January 2021

The second in our new series of SciArt profiles features Justine Renno, a Master’s student in Bordeaux.   Where are you originally from, where do you work now, and what ...

Daniyal Jafree winner of the BSDB advocacy writing competition

Posted by , on 17 April 2018

In preparation of the 70th anniversary celebrations at the special Spring Meeting in Warwick (15-18 April 2018), the student and postdoc representatives of the BSDB, Alexandra Ashcroft and Michelle Ware, ...

The new BSDB Newsletter: a focus on communication & advocacy

Posted by , on 26 January 2018

Please, have a look at the newest issue of the BSDB newsletter, which can be downloaded here. It covers two eventful years of our society’s history and is by far ...

Explaining Developmental Biology to non-specialists

Posted by , on 24 January 2018

The BSDB recently initiated an advocacy campaign, starting with (1) the gradual development of the best arguments that can be used as elevator pitches in discussions, presentations, applications or publications, ...

Matthew Cobb: What makes great biology?

Posted by , on 19 January 2018

Prof. Matthew Cobb (The University of Manchester) Plenary talk given at the School of Biological Sciences symposium on Friday, 12 January 2018 Matthew Cobb is an inspiring advocate and communicator ...

The BSDB’s advocacy strategy

Posted by , on 26 December 2017

The BSDB will soon publish its next newsletter. An important topic in that issue will be communication within our community and advocacy of Developmental Biology. See here a preview of ...

A community approach to science communication

Posted by , on 14 December 2017

Science communication (scicomm) has become a buzz term in the current science landscape. I fully support its importance and have been a scicomm “activist” for over 6 years. My initiatives ...

How to win a conference prize

Posted by , on 11 December 2017

Or, at least, produce nice posters while trying. Students on average author 1-3 papers and produce at least three times that many conference posters***. At large meetings, such as the ...

YEN does it again

Posted by , on 29 June 2016

Last month saw the return of the Young Embryologist Network annual meeting held this year at the UCL Institute of Child Health. To settle into the long weekend, a number ...

How fate determined my career as a science journalist

Posted by , on 21 June 2011

If I shut my eyes, I can still picture  the young boy dressed as a gravedigger. He’s taking centre-stage, flourishing a spade and cheerily telling his audience that if they ...

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