Tracking microplastics in the Mekong: a research overview

This week I would have been presenting my work in Vienna at the European Geoscience Union (EGU). However, EGU have been amazing, moving everything online and making the conference free and much more inclusive. Instead of presenting, online discussions are taking place with researchers uploading their presentation materials for everyone to see. It’s exciting because…

Toilet paper that’s planet friendly

Everyone is going a bit crazy for toilet roll at the moment. We usually buy toilet roll in bulk from Who Gives A Crap but as I’m sure you know a lot of places are sold out; it’s mad! I’ve been meaning to do some research on whether Who Gives A Crap are truly the…

Mixing art and science

Growing up, I was always making something, from lino printing to life drawing, wood carvings to paper sculptures. I think a lot of people expected me to go to art school. During my final year at school I wrote an essay about Leonardo Di Vinci, an artist, scientist, mathematician and inventor. I felt frustrated that…