Guest post by Katie Grayson, PhD researcher in the Dept. of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

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When I first saw the posters around the department advertising a competition run by the Science in Policy team to write a POSTnote, I thought it would be a good chance to hone my writing skills. But I ended up getting so much more from the process. I picked up skills in multidisciplinary teamwork, communication, and planning and research skills that are very different from my day-to-day science work, and I learned a bit more about how politics and policy works – phew! Read the rest of this entry »