Results for "careers" (99)

A Glimpse of the Future

In this video, from Rolls-Royce, students can see what it is like to work in a company that develops and manufactures high technology products. The video includes comments and descriptions from a group of young people visiting Rolls-Royce.

The video includes sections on: * The manufacture of hollow...

Environmental manager

David works for the Scottish Parliament as an environmental manager. He is responsible for trying to understand the environmental impact of the parliament, such as the amount of energy it uses.  The parliament has set itself challenging targets to reduce the amount of gas and electricity it uses through initiatives...

Pollution, prevention and control officer

Charlotte is a Pollution, Prevention and Control Officer for the Environment Agency - "you could say I'm a policeman for the environment". In the video Charlotte explains that she found it a challenge being a woman in chemical engineering but had support from her university professor. The Environment Agency offered...

Becoming an ecologist

Amy is an ecologist working with the Forestry Commission. Amy is very frank in the video about her school history, describing her school reports as "less than shiny", and the video conveys how applied scientific research focuses her naturally curious nature.

In the video Amy describes how she writes computer...

Humanitarian Engineer

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Case Study: Service Engineering

Produced for Future Morph, this video sees an apprentice in service engineering talk about his work. Service engineers are mechanical engineers who work on equipment such as engines and gearboxes. The student describes how his attendance at college fits with his job in an engineering business and allows him to...

Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

This resource from the Institute of Physics (IOP) includes information and activities related to Positron Emission Tomography (PET). The video describes how annihilation of electrons and positrons can be used to produce X-rays and image the body to find cancers. The teachers' notes contain an introduction to PET...

Brian Cox on Cern's Supercollider

Professor Brian Cox describes the Large Hadron Collider, at CERN, and the ATLAS particle detector at the time when the construction of the detector was nearing completion. He explores the reasons why the detector was built – to investigate the conditions in the very early Universe.

The 12 elementary...

Faye Cashman: Spacecraft Engineer

Faye Cashman is a Systems Engineer at Astrium in Portsmouth. In this video, Faye describes her work with all sorts of spacecraft systems such as communication satellites and the Mars Rover. She is currently working on a new telescope which will, in time, replace the Hubble telescope and uses infrared to see...

Molecular geneticist

In this video Helen describes how she became a trainee molecular geneticist at Addenbrookes hospital.  The video could be used to introduce a lesson on  cystic fibrosis, genes, genetic testing,...

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