Sabbatical: basic chemical compounds

After 8 years and over 350 posts, it’s a pity that my posts collect virtual dust at WordPress’s server. So this year I’m bringing back some of the best stuff, which doesn’t disagree with publishing new material. You may have noticed that I care about science and languages. I mean, it's in the title of … Continue reading Sabbatical: basic chemical compounds

‘After-lab with Science Comedy’

Last 1st of March Scientists Dating Forum (SciDF) offered one of their less frequent but super enjoyable fun social events. This SciDF4Fun, as they call it, was a chance for scientists and friends to network while having fun. This event was a bit of me, myself and I since I was part of the organisation … Continue reading ‘After-lab with Science Comedy’

Have you heard of Scientists Dating Forum?

There are ways of contributing to science other than becoming a researcher or editing chemistry dictionaries. Today we’ll learn about a group of people who know this very well. Scientists Dating Forum (SciDF) is not a dating app for nerds. SciDF is an association with a team of motivated young professionals from the scientific, communication and … Continue reading Have you heard of Scientists Dating Forum?

Contaminants in sea animals – including seafood

Dear readers, since Monday 20th of November I can tick a new box when I book my flights because I'm a doctor. The title is doctor in Environmental Engineering, but I say doctor in Environmental Chemistry as it better decribes the content of my thesis, which I summarise here. During the last couple of decades … Continue reading Contaminants in sea animals – including seafood

The scientific sector and the in/dependence of Catalonia

Last week the Scientists Dating Forum (SciDF) held a debate on the future of the scientific sector in case of independence in Catalonia. Speakers were Josep M. Vilalta, expert in university policies and R&D management, Pere Puigdomènech, research professor at CRAG-CSIC, Lluís Rovira, director of I-CERCA, and Enric Banda, senior advisor at the Barcelona Supercomputing … Continue reading The scientific sector and the in/dependence of Catalonia