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A talk about Fungi (TONIGHT) 7.30 pm Zoology Lecture Theatre Tillydrone Avenue ABERDEEN This talk introduces the diversity of the kingdom of the fungi and explains how these extraordinary organisms are functioning all arou...
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Want more science in your life? Help the +AuScienceMag team raise money by watching their video about the creation of a science magazine!
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A blog about my life post-PhD and blogging 
I graduated from my PhD some time ago now. I moved away from research when my funding expired and after a lot of decision making and deliberating I took a post in Public Engagement at the University of Aberdeen. I started in ...
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A live chat with me (@MCeeP) and Heather (@Hapsci) about the PhD experience. Mostly it will be about sharing funny horror stories. Come join us.
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A new project of mine writing about places and events of scientific interest around the world. First stop is close to home, celebrating Sir David Gill, an astronomer and astrophotographer at an exhibition in Aberdeen.

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Join me and @mceep at +ErrantScience LIVE for a chat about being a PhD student in 30 mins!
 
A live chat with me (@MCeeP) and Heather (@Hapsci) about the PhD experience. Mostly it will be about sharing funny horror stories. Come join us.
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Visit the 16th Century Observatory of Tycho Brahe on the island of Ven, Sweden 
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PhD Student Molecular Pharmacology University of Aberdeen
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    Scientist, 2008 - 2009
  • University of Aberdeen
    Lab Practical Demonstrator, 2009 - 2012
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    Student Support, 2009 - 2011
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    Level 3 Sales Advisor, 2003 - 2007
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PhD Student in Molecular Pharmacology, science communicator, blogger
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@hapsci on twitter. PhD student at the University of Aberdeen. I like writing about science and discussing how to make the world of science better. Skeptics in the Pub organiser (Aberdeen).
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Editor of www.aumag.co.uk
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    PhD Medical Sciences, 2009 - present
  • Durham University
    Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, 2004 - 2008
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(mostly) FREE stuff to do in Aberdeen this week (April 10-17th) !
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A talk about Fungi (TONIGHT) 7.30 pm Zoology Lecture Theatre Tillydrone Avenue ABERDEEN This talk introduces the diversity of the kingdom of

Post-PhD life - Life decisions and blogging
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I graduated from my PhD some time ago now. I moved away from research when my funding expired and after a lot of decision making and deliber

Free COOL stuff in Aberdeen this week!
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A short, informal talk about how we solve the problems of food waste - is it all the fault of supermarkets? Talk (30mins ish) followed by a

The 16th Century Observatory on the island of Hven/Ven
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This island situated between Sweden and Denmark was the home of Tycho Brahe. A 16th century astronomer and jack of all trades (including alc

Astronomy in Aberdeen - Celebrating Sir David Gill
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If you escape the bright city lights of Aberdeen on a clear evening and look up you might get treated to an astronomical display of stars an

Are we all on the Autism Spectrum? Cafe Med Inverness with speaker Profe...
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This podcast was recorded live at Cafe Med Inverness on the 14th of August 2013. Professor Christopher Gillberg, a world leading psychiatric

The end of the PhD
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Things that helped me cope and finish my PhD

Preparing for a viva examination
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My PhD viva is in two weeks (ish). I am remaining calm (ish) (so far). I do have one major question weighing on my mind though... what do I

Nobel laureate Kobilka, winner of Stadtman award, lauded for GPCR work
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Nobel laureate Brian Kobilka, professor and chairman of the molecular and cellular physiology department at Stanford University School of Me

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Thesis Distance: Inner resistance
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Mid November I finished the first draft of my thesis, printed it and handed a copy of it to my 2 supervisors. Shortly afterwards, I headed t

This Valentines Day Ask for Evidence
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Today (as with all days of significance) stories tend to appear that are linked to 'science', 'scientists' or 'experts'. Quite often loosely

Have a Happy, Scientifically Correct Valentine's Day
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I'm going to share a secret. I LOVE Valentine's day. But I don't do soppy, romantic gestures very well. So if you, like me struggle to share

JET LAGGED?
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Jet lag: after days of travel, it's there when you're sleeping and when you're awake. Most of us know what jet lag feels like.

happy science: Eating More Chocolate Makes You Skinny
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Can you (a) remember how much chocolate you have eaten in the last 7 days? Was it the same amount as last week? Or do you sometimes eat 15 c

When you can’t see the zoo for the animals
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Just a bunch of dots or something more? When I tell you that there is a dog in the picture you might be confused as to why you didn't spot i

Making Lab Life Easier With Technology
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This would be awesome if our lab wasn't so het up about phones/iPads/etc coming in to the lab :( Our university offers software through

Research Communication
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I wanted to create something to visually represent different types of research communication. I wanted to get the point across that not all

happy science: How many papers should academics publish per year?
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Post-doctoral researchers in Medical Sciences at the University of Aberdeen were told this week that they need to be publishing, on average,

For Nails Carl Sagan Would Be Proud Of
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