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Are Things Improving for Women in STEM?

Are Things Improving for Women in STEM?

Are things finally improving for women in STEM? We spoke to four female scientists at different stages of their careers to ask them about their experiences, the challenges they have faced, how they see things changing, and their hopes for a more equal and inclusive future. Read their fascinating insights on life as a woman in STEM today…

Academic vs. Non-Academic Science Careers (and choosing the right path)

Academic vs. Non-Academic Science Careers (and choosing the right path)

What are the pros and cons of an academic career in science? Which skills should you develop for the best chance of success in an industry role? In this great new article we speak to two STEM careers experts who share their advice and top tips for early career life scientists who are choosing between academic and non-academic career paths.

Meet our Early Career Scientist Grant Winner Kenza Amroune

Meet our Early Career Scientist Grant Winner Kenza Amroune

Have you applied for an Early Career Scientist Grant from Hello Bio? That’s exactly what Kenza Amroune did, and she’s the latest winner of a $500 grant to support her research! We spoke to Kenza to find out more about her PhD work, and she told us exactly how she plans to spend the money!

Bringing Together the Future Investigators of Regenerative Medicine

Bringing Together the Future Investigators of Regenerative Medicine

An international society dedicated to supporting early career researchers in regenerative medicine is hosting an exciting symposium in Spain later this year. We spoke to Lea Wood, a committee member with the Future Investigators of Regenerative Medicine, who told us more about the upcoming FIRM Symposium 2024...

Meet Our Lab Heroes Awards™ 2023 Highly Commended Nominees: Sandra Mendiola

Meet Our Lab Heroes Awards™ 2023 Highly Commended Nominees: Sandra Mendiola

It’s time to meet another of our Lab Heroes Awards 2023 Highly Commended nominees! Sandra Mendiola is a postdoc in the Vogel lab at the University of Georgia, and was commended by our judges in the Lab Scholar category! We spoke to Sandra about her career so far, her advice for younger scientists, and her advocacy for inclusion and belonging in STEM.

Ten Effective Support Networks for Women in STEM

Ten Effective Support Networks for Women in STEM

To celebrate International Women’s Day we’ve compiled a list of ten effective support networks that offer community advice, mentoring schemes, in-person events and much more to help women in STEM succeed in their chosen fields. If you’re a female researcher looking for advice on a particular topic, these networks could be a great place to start!

Crafting a Statement of Purpose for Funding Applications

Crafting a Statement of Purpose for Funding Applications

Applying for science funding requires a huge amount of preparation, and something often overlooked is the importance of a strong statement of purpose. In this remarkable new article, Dr. Jazmine I. Benjamin shares valuable advice for crafting a solid personal statement that will make your STEM funding application stand out!

Meet Our Lab Heroes Awards™ 2023 Winners: Caroline Manicam

Meet Our Lab Heroes Awards™ 2023 Winners: Caroline Manicam

We’re delighted to shine a well-deserved spotlight on our third Lab Heroes Awards™ 2023 winner! Caroline Manicam of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, was chosen as the winner of our Lab Leader category, and we found out more about her career so far, her early interest in medicine, and her passion for promoting innovation and change within science.

Meet Our Lab Heroes Awards™ 2023 Highly Commended Nominees: Elia Ranzato

Meet Our Lab Heroes Awards™ 2023 Highly Commended Nominees: Elia Ranzato

It’s time to meet another of our Lab Heroes AwardsTM 2023 Highly Commended nominees! Elia Ranzato was nominated in the ‘Lab Leader’ category for his ability to inspire others, and his drive to change the perception of a ‘typical’ scientist. We asked Elia some quick-fire questions about his career so far and his passion for working in STEM…

Conflict Resolution: Practical Tips for STEM Leaders

Conflict Resolution: Practical Tips for STEM Leaders

Whether you’re an experienced lab manager or just setting up your first lab, there’s lots to consider when dealing with conflict between team members. With tips on open communication, empowerment, documenting the facts and more, this article will help you to deal with conflict in your lab in a fair and effective way.