Chasing Dreams & Louboutins...

Chasing Dreams & Louboutins…

Life as a laboratory scientist is not a glamorous one. I know I campaign tirelessly about how scientists can be fashionable, fabulous and anything they…

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PhD Problems: How To Survive An All-Nighter

PhD Problems: How To Survive An All-Nighter

I’m writing this at my desk, the lights keep going off because there’s no-one else here and I have to play music because otherwise it’s…

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Go-to Glam for Dark Winter Work Days

Go-to Glam for Dark Winter Work Days

Winter; it’s dark when you go to work, it’s dark when you leave. It’s raining outside so your perfect hair will frizz instantly and it’s…

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Standing Up for the Science Fashionista

Standing Up for the Science Fashionista

What do you think people picture when they picture a scientist? A lab coat? Frizzy hair? Thick glasses covered in soot from a recent explosion?…

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How To Walk In High Heels by a Latin Dancer

How To Walk In High Heels by a Latin Dancer

I have always had a fascination with high heels. The higher, the better! I always dreamed that with my first paycheck from my first real…

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Dress for the job you want, not the job you have

Dress for the job you want, not the job you have

There are many good things about working in research but also some not so good – a major negative for me is the dress code….

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