August 2020

LIVE with Scientists: Updates and Future Events

We would like to start by thanking you all for your keen interest and support since we launched Live with Scientists (LwS) on the 20th of April this year. It has been a difficult period for us all, but the uncertainties and restrictions faced over recent months have not stopped the brand successfully launching and building a keen following. Whilst our website is an ever-expanding hub of scientific content, our newly established social media platforms on on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube are continually refined to most effectively reach out to our wide-ranging audience.  Behind the scenes, the team work consistently to produce original written content, research and liaise… Read More »LIVE with Scientists: Updates and Future Events

Endometriosis & ‘The Gender Pain Gap’

Hello! My name is Jess and almost two years ago, I embarked on a PhD project centred on finding new ways to treat endometriosis. When I first received the news people were delighted for me, but almost certainly followed up with: “What is endometriosis anyway?” I distinctly remember being told that my topic “sounds really niche”. But the thing is, endometriosis isn’t ‘niche’ at all. In fact, endometriosis affects roughly 10% of people that have a uterus (primarily cisgender women, but also transmen and some non-binary individuals). “What is endometriosis anyway?” Endometriosis is a gynaecological disease where cells from the… Read More »Endometriosis & ‘The Gender Pain Gap’