Beijing Science Museum

I usually love science museums, recently visiting the one in London for what must be the tenth time. The Beijing Science Museum was for me unfortunately a bit of a let down though, for several reasons.The museum covers a broad range of topics, with exhibitions on everything from space to green energy. Herein though for … Continue reading Beijing Science Museum


Science Museum

Every time I go to London, I always have to pop into the science museum. As a kid, I loved the interactive games and spaceships, and now the interesting temporary exhibitions draw me back in.  Of course, the first area to explore was the Space zone with its incredible collection of rockets and paraphernalia. My … Continue reading Science Museum

Estimating the extent of dementia in the population

As part of a series of lectures on medical statistics, Emmanuel College hosted a talk by Fiona Mathews about her research into estimating the extent of dementia in the UK population. I have an interest in recently developments in medical research and encouraged by a friend decided to go along to find out what it was … Continue reading Estimating the extent of dementia in the population

Science Film Night

Trinity College Science Society regularly organised talks and science themed events for anyone (including non-students) to attend, usually for free. Today I went along to one of their more relaxed events - a film night to watch "the man who knew infinity", a film about the famous mathematician S Ramanujan - who was in fact … Continue reading Science Film Night

Shanghai – Agilent Technologies company visit

As part as my internship at Shanghai Jiaotong University, today I went with my lab to visit an international company called Agilent Technologies. They produce a wide range of analytical instruments and software, and the lab we visited particularly specialised in protein analytics. They have some super cool equipment, apparently one of the best research labs … Continue reading Shanghai – Agilent Technologies company visit

Shanghai – Science and Technology Museum

The Shanghai Science Museum is absolutely huge and filled with all kinds of interesting exhibits and activities. You could easily spend the best part of a day here, particularly with kids - and even for those of us a bit older it will bring out the inner child in you! The museum is split into … Continue reading Shanghai – Science and Technology Museum