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The Structure of Matter

This poster looks at the structure of matter. One side of the poster discusses the limits of imaging with light and the use of electron microscopes, and looks at the 20th century pioneers – from J. J. Thomson’s plum pudding model, through Rutherford and Chadwick’s advances in understanding the nucleus, to the use...

Case Study: Olivia Comberti - Digital Design Consultant

In this case study, Olivia Comberti explains how she came to be a digital design consultant. She describes her ambitions when younger, her education history and the role models who inspired her. She then talks about seeing how her work affects people's lives, especially when working within developing countries...

A Century of Crystallography

This poster, from the Science and Technology Facilities Council, celebrates 100 years since two scientists in the UK pioneered a technique for crystallography.

Crystallography uses x-rays to create a diffraction pattern to examine the atomic structure of crystals. The poster explains Bragg’s Law, which...

Case Study: Lucho Osorio - International Co-ordinator

In this case study, Lucho Osorio explains how he came to be an International Co-ordinator working in the Practical Action Markets and Livelihood programme. He describes his ambitions when younger, his education history and how he got where he is today. He then describes the tasks that give him the most job...

Case Study: Gita Patel - Financial Controller

In this case study, Gita Patel explains how she came to be a financial controller. She describes her ambitions when younger, her education history and the role models who inspired her. She then talks about seeing how her work affects people's lives. Having travelled widely, she is able to see how the organisation...

Case Study: Ella Sprung - Editorial and Production Assistant

In this case study, Ella Sprung, explains how she came to work as an engineer. She describes her ambitions when younger, her education history and the role models who inspired her. She then talks about seeing how her work affects people's lives, especially when working within developing countries across the world....

Case Study: Ewan Bloomfield - Energy Consultant

In this case study, Ewan Bloomfield explains how he came to be an energy consultant. He describes what attracted him to the job, his education history and what gives him job satisfaction. He then talks about seeing how his work affects people's lives, especially when working within developing countries across the...

Biotechnology

This poster illustrates how biotechnology is used to develop new medicines, grow new tissues and organs, and genetic testing.

Stem Cell Research

This poster illustrates how to culture adult stem cells, embryonic stem cells and the process of therapeutic stem cell cloning.

Polymerase Chain Reaction

This poster illustrates the stages of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and the uses of this in cancer research, tissue matching, forensic medicine, infection detection and genetic testing.

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