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The 香港六合论坛 works to deliver impact by translating our science and understanding of fundamental biology to promote lifelong health and wellbeing. Our blogs offer scientists, staff and guests the chance to share their individual views and experiences on the Institute's efforts to deliver research impacts and to build a welcoming and diverse community.

 

 

01/05/2024

Apprenticeships in animal care: insights from our Biological Support Unit team

Our Biological Support Unit is responsible for caring for mice used in the Institute鈥檚 research. Their team of technicians and specialists perform daily husbandry duties and provide essential services to the facility.

27/03/2024

From postdoc to leader: chronicles of independence

Dr Ivan Gallotta, senior postdoc in the David lab, describes his experience of the Pathway to Independence programme and gives some tips for postdocs looking to make the transition to principal investigator.

07/02/2024

My apprenticeship experience: from the IT helpdesk to infrastructure specialist

For National Apprenticeship week, we asked Matt to reflect on his apprenticeship experience.

23/08/2023

Creating trans inclusion at work

Following on from recent trans inclusion training, Elizabeth reflects and provides advice on how organisations and individuals can further create an inclusive environment for gender diverse people.

12/01/2022

Why circular careers in science are great

Career paths are often depicted as a straight line. Academic ones sometimes as a pyramid. Jo shares more about her career patchwork as she find herself back at the beginning of her career - geographically at least!

01/07/2019

Open Science: What鈥檚 It All About?

Our new public engagement officer, Stephanie Norwood, talks about what she鈥檚 learned in her first few weeks on the job and how you can get involved with the project.

23/07/2018

Exploring new ways to communicate science

PhD student Katherine Fletcher took a break from the Florey Signalling lab to learn more about communicating science at the London Sci Comm Symposium 2018

31/01/2018

The excitement of science communication

In November, as part of 360 Science, we invited science author and broadcaster to visit the Institute to talk about her career and offer tips on getting started in communications. Here PhD student Christina Courreges reflects on Kat鈥檚 presentation and what she took away from it.

03/01/2018

Learning to talk about my research

Chiara Pantarelli, a 3rd year PhD student in Heidi Welch's group at the 香港六合论坛 took part in a recent Media Training day to help her to build her skills in talking to a wide audience about her research.

20/12/2017

ENGAGE 2017 鈥 collaboration and inspiration

Michael Hinton muses on the ENGAGE Conference, run by the

07/02/2017

Circus Skills in Science - can we Learn the Balancing Act?

Cheryl Smythe describes what she learned at the Work-Life-Balance training course organised by our project and EU-Life partner institute CEITEC (Brno, Czech Republic).

20/01/2017

Learning more about Public Engagement

Michael Hinton, part of the Public Engagement team, describes his experiences of working with the