Thinking about what your future career will look like can be tricky, particularly when you just don’t know how you could apply your skills or develop an interest you have at school or college.
Bringing science to life through a variety of roles and jobs is exactly what these pages are designed to do. We have brought together people who work in a range of fields and professions to show how versatile the application of science and research skills can be.
Our directory could help open up possibilities across education, healthcare, engineering and creative professions and can show you how to apply scientific knowledge, challenge what we think we know, develop an enquiring mind and make a difference to the world around us.
People featured in our directory show how they use a range of scientific subjects and research skills to ask questions and discover new knowledge or apply their skills and knowledge to support others or how they use their skills to teach others.
We have asked them for their advice on how to follow in their footsteps and explain what other skills they use in their day-to-day work.
Explore what careers are open to you through research and science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects by clicking on the profiles below. We have categorised the profiles into those who use science by applying knowledge, discover new information through their research or who educate others about their subject.
Enjoy meeting some of the amazing people who have shared their career stories with us to help you begin planning yours.