• Category Archives: Science Lady

THE PSYCHOPATH TEST

THE PSYCHOPATH TEST

The Psychopath Test is one of my favourite Popular Science books. Jon Ronson’s writing style is interesting and accessible; he covers unusual topics and brings them to an audience who might otherwise ... read more

500 WORDS OR DIE

500 WORDS OR DIE

I’ve recently had a lull in output, and so I’ve set myself a target to deal with it. Some of the Ph.D-ers I follow on Twitter set themselves goals of a certain number of words per day, and ... read more

SMILING

SMILING

This is a difficult topic to write authoritatively on, because it’s not my area of expertise, and the only knowledge I have of it is a few pop sci articles and my own experience. So this should ... read more

ART & ENGINEERING

ART & ENGINEERING

Recently, there were calls for engineers to consider the arts in their work. I think this is great, as it forces us to consider the wider implications of our work and introduces the public to the beauty ... read more

KARMA

KARMA

The recent comments by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on women’s ‘superpowers’ remind me of being taken on for my last engineering role. With great expectations of managing my own team ... read more