THE NEWS IS CHANGING

Over half of people in the UK receive their news from social media feeds. On social media you have to stand out, which means lots clickbait headlines and news bites. In this era of fake news and misinformation, it is becoming harder to tell the fact from the fiction.

Biology in Context aims to give you the full story behind science headlines. The purpose is to help bridge the gap between scientists and non-scientists and make biology accessible to everyone. 

 

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Context changes how we see things

THE PEOPLE OF BIOLOGY IN CONTEXT

Hi I'm Eva! I've loved science and especially Biology since I was in school. I've studied biology at  Cambridge University and Imperial College London. Since then I've working for a pharma company in Sweden for 2 years and now I'm back in in London doing a PhD at King's college on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine.

EVA

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My name is Tom and I have a Master’s degree in Medicinal Chemistry. I have spent the last two years working in drug discovery, and I will now go on to complete a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry/Chemical Biology.

TOM

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I'm AJ. I've just got my degree in electrical engineering. I think its really important that people can understand science-related things they read in the news, which is why I've helped with the design of the Biology in Context website.

AJ

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I’m Ella Hubber, a PhD student on the Wellcome Cell Therapies and Regenerative Medicine Course at King’s College London. I am a huge advocate for science outreach and think it is vital that the public can understand and interact with scientific research. I was awarded the 2020 Outreach and Engagement Award from the Royal Society of Biology for outreach activities related to my research. 

ELLA

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GET IN TOUCH

Send an email to

biologyincontext@gmail.com

if you have any questions, feedback or just want to chat about biology!

Context can always be expanded and improved so feedback is always welcome! If you're a scientist who wants to write about their favourite topic we would also love to hear from you

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The purpose of Biology in Context is to bridge the gap between scientists and non-scientists in order to better understand biology stories in the news. 

 

The best way to improve understanding is to connect with each other and ask questions. Join us on our facebook page and start a discussion or comment your thoughts on social media @biologyincontext

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