Category Archives: Risk

How ignorant are you?

I’m not going to completely repost here everything that I write on The Lay Scientist, but I can’t help thinking it’d be a shame if I didn’t even mention them! So, earlier this week I wrote a piece about David … Continue reading

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Chemistry: a risky business?

About four months into my PhD, the world of academic chemistry was hit by a shocking story. Sheri Sangji, a 23 year old research assistant at the Chemistry department at UCLA had been working alone, late at night. She was … Continue reading

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