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Rebecca Corkill PhD

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As a creative content producer, Beccy has worked on high-quality and engaging client projects and Technology Network projects, such as The Scientific Observer. Before joining Technology Networks in 2020, she completed a PhD from the University of East Anglia and spent 4 years looking into the sex determination genes of Bemisia tabaci – an invasive insect pest – for potential candidates of genetic insect control. Before that she completed a masters at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in Molecular Biology of Parasites and Disease Vectors and a bachelors in Human Biology and Forensic Science.


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Women in Science: Ancient History to the 21st Century
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Women in Science: Ancient History to the 21st Century

Download this infographic to see a timeline of women who have impacted science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) fields over time.
Caring for Your Confocal Microscope
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Caring for Your Confocal Microscope

Download this guide to gain insight into the key aspects of caring for your confocal microscope.
The Golden Age of Genome Editing
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The Golden Age of Genome Editing

Download this list to uncover some milestone events of genome editing.
Unraveling the Macro Problem of Microplastics
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Unraveling the Macro Problem of Microplastics

In honor of Earth Day 2020, we have created this list which shares some techniques to identify microplastics in the environment.
Counting Sheep: Exploring the Disorders That Stop Us From Sleeping
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Counting Sheep: Exploring the Disorders That Stop Us From Sleeping

In recognition of world sleep day 2020, we created this infographic to explore the different types of sleep and the sleep disorders that can plague us.
Sleeping on the Wild Side
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Sleeping on the Wild Side

Have you ever wondered how marine mammals sleep without drowning? Whether Chimpanzees have similar nightly habits to us? And why do some animals stand when they sleep? Read on to discover some of the fascinating sleeping quirks of land and sea creatures.
Disease Detectives: Working on the Frontline
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Disease Detectives: Working on the Frontline

Throughout human history, we have always been at war with infectious agents. In the past, there used to be less sophisticated tools to identify epidemics. Nowadays, more advanced technologies, such as genomic sequencing, are being harnessed to gain information about infectious agents.
The Visible Hero: Breaking Down Barriers
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The Visible Hero: Breaking Down Barriers

Download this infographic to learn the impact of unconscious gender bias on women in STEM and the global schemes that are celebrating female scientists.
The Birth of Change
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The Birth of Change

Download this infographic to discover six ways that parents can be supported in STEM careers.
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