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Euler's characteristic

This resource explores how 'Euler's characteristic' has had an impact on many aspects of real-life, from computing to the shape of a football. The has been created by the Royal Academy of Engineering in partnership with Tomorrow's Engineers as a STEM club or STEM Ambassador activity, but can also be adapted by...

Senior composites engineer

This video introduces Paul, a senior composites engineer for Lola Cars International. Paul explains his role in designing the structures that are made of carbon fibre for race cars such as the one featured in the video. He discusses the love of engineering he had when he was younger and how his maths, physics...

Teachers TV: Mathematics

In this Teachers TV video, mathematics teacher Daniel Gadd links ideas studied in his lessons to the use of mathematics in the world of work, helping students to understand how their learning relates to the real world. The class at the Graham School, Scarborough, focuses on how logistic managers use network...

Graham Gannon: Entrepreneur

Graham Gannon is a snowboarder, outdoor adventurer and entrepreneur. Jobs that he has been involved in include radio, television, designing websites and advising on marketing strategy. In this video, Graham describes how his very varied working life evolved and the benefits and drawbacks of freelance work. As a...

Where STEM Can Take You

Produced by Rolls-Royce, this entertaining video clip takes the form of an animated rap which describes a range of career opportunities open to students with skills in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). It makes a good introduction to a session offering careers advice and guidance by...

Your career in cancer research

This booklet provides useful information on a variety of routes into a career in cancer research including the fields of mathematics, computer science, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, medicine and non-research roles.

Financial Consultant

Ian is an independent financial advisor for Valiant, he discusses his role in this video. Ian spent time in both France and Germany as a teenager and had a variety of jobs having completed a degree before becoming an independent financial advisor. Ian explains that a key part of being successful is having good...

Fund accounting manager

Magna is a manager in the fund accounting at Fidelity, she discusses her role in this video. Magna, raised in Zimbabwe, is responsible for a variety of back office duties associated with fund accounting. After completing A levels, Magna worked in a tax office as she could not afford to go to university, but...

Group financial controller

Nick is the group financial controller for The Paper Company, he discusses his role in this video. Nick manages a group of management accountants and is responsible for putting together the profit and loss balance sheets for all the different divisions of the company. At school Nick enjoyed maths and began work as...

Management Accountant

Matthew is a financial analyst for IBM, he discusses his role in this video. Matthew performs analysis on the cost and the revenue in the account on a month by month basis. After leaving boarding school, Matthew studied French and Spanish at university then gained a job in recruitment before moving into finance....

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