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…

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…

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…

Guilty frequent flyer – carbon offsetting your flights

I love flying – we can get to amazing places so quickly but I’ve really started to worry about the environmental impact that I’m having. I’ve flown a lot this year and I’ll be flying at least twice more before the year is up… I’m definitely feeling guilty about it especially as my work means…