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…

Going Low-Waste – Chatting with Clare Collins

Clare has been on her low-waste journey for around 10 years, and has even managed to cut down her waste dramatically with a young family, which got me very excited – I instantly wanted to learn how she has done this so decided to interview her so I can share her advice and journey with…

Climate change in a (plastic) bottle

It’s been a long while since I’ve posted, mainly due to moving house, having my annual review (woo I’m a second year PhD candidate now!), moving into a new office, presentations and moving labs! Last weekend was my first free weekend in a long time and it was so nice to just be at home…

Inspiring People: Laura La Beur

With International Women’s Day last week, I decided I wanted to interview a women in science that has inspired me, so I interviewed Laura La Beur. I have never met anyone quite like her and I love her for that. Laura is full of passion, opinionated and kind. She openly advocates body positivity, LGBTQIA rights,…