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Career Profiles

This resource provides careers profiles for two young people working in the space industry: Jonathan Scott - Team Lead for the Medical Project and Technology Team in the Space Medicine Office at The European Space Agency’s European Astronaut Centre Jennifer S. - Biomedical Engineer Flight Controller for the...

Horticultural technician - Sally

 

Sally always wanted to work outdoors in horticulture and began her career after leaving school. She now works in the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, growing specimens for the University’s experiments and cultivating and curating some strange varieties of plant collections.

 

ABPI careers advice resources

A set of resources that can be used by career advisers, science teachers and parents to help give guidance to students about subject choices suitable for pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry.

Getting experience - Recruiters usually look for people to have had some exposure to the...

Keeping hearts pumping

This Mathematics Matters case study, from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, looks at how mathematics modelling can aid investigations into the circulatory system. Blood-related diseases can seriously harm patients’ quality of life and even lead to death. Many of these diseases are caused by...

The Many Faces of Biology

This Catalyst article takes a look at the great variety of biology-related courses in universities. There are over 1,400 different university biology courses, choosing the right one for the individual student requires care. The article includes case studies about past students and the careers they have been able to...

Frances Ashcroft

Frances Ashcroft was the Royal Society GlaxoSmithKline Research Professor at the University of Oxford. At the time of this film, her research focused on how a rise in blood sugar level causes the release of the hormone insulin from the pancreas. She was studying what goes wrong in this process in people who have...

Francesca Happé

Francesca Happé's research interests include the normal and abnormal development of processes that underlie social insight and communication. At the time of this film, her work involved looking at the causes of autism and the effects it has on people with the condition. Her work included the study of ‘theory of...

Paul Nurse

Paul Nurse is one of the UK's foremost biological scientists. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) for his work on the genes that regulate the cell division cycle. A mutation in one of these genes can cause a cell to become cancerous. In 2001, he received the Nobel Prize for medicine (jointly with Dr...

Career Case Study 11: Dr Emma Welsh

This STEMNET resource describes the background and career of STEM Ambassador Emma Welsh. She works as a reviewer, analysing data from clinical trials of treatments for chronic respiratory diseases.

Emma analyses information which is then used by doctors, health authorities and others to decide on which...

Medical Physics: Dr Heather Williams

This STEMNET resource describes the background and career of STEM Ambassador Heather Williams, a senior medical physicist in a hospital nuclear medicine department.

Heather found that studying physics at school sparked a particular interest in radiation and its applications in medicine. A key part of her...

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