Careers in science

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So you wanna be a scientist? Fancy yourself in a white coat in a biohazard lab? Or in a wetsuit built for ice diving in Antarctica? Or maybe you like building stuff? Or setting stuff on fire? Or...? The opportunities are as varied as the scientists featured on Hub.

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Download this PDF from ZEALANDIA – it brings together conservation careers from across Aotearoa New Zealand. Inside, it has tips for getting started, information on hands-on conservation jobs, training and degree options, as well as ideas for building your CV. Conservation, Get Started, New Zealand, Career, Pdf, Hands, Bring It On, Training, Science

Ngā Mahi Tiaki Taiao | Conservation Careers: Next Steps from ZEALANDIA

Download this PDF from ZEALANDIA – it brings together conservation careers from across Aotearoa New Zealand. Inside, it has tips for getting started, information on hands-on conservation jobs, training and degree options, as well as ideas for building your CV.

Professor Abby Smith answers some frequently asked questions about studying Marine Science at Otago University. Here she discusses career options. Career Options, Studying, Professor, University, Science, This Or That Questions, Learning, Colleges, Study

ASK ABBY: What career options exist in Marine Science?

Professor Abby Smith answers some frequently asked questions about studying Marine Science at Otago University. Here she discusses career options.

Live webcast from the Smithsonian on -- Unearthing Fossil Whales, featuring Nick Pyenson. Click through to see free teacher guide, lessons and online activities. High School Biology, Biology Teacher, Teaching Biology, Middle School Science, Biology Lessons, Science Classroom, Classroom Activities, Kid Activities, Science News

From dino droppings to gut microbes to square poop, you can learn a lot by studying poos. Study something in a test tube, and scientists say that the research was performed in vitro. That’s Latin meaning “in glass.” Study it in a living body, and it’s in vivo (“in a living thing”). But what if your research has you poking around in poop? Scientists haven’t had a word for that — until recently. Introducing in fimo. This new scientific term describes experiments done on feces.

Science to merge with arts as a Wellington climate change expert wins a coveted Prime Minister's science communication prize. Speaker Plans, Ways To Communicate, World View, Environmental Issues, Earth Science, Prime Minister, Climate Change, Geography, Creative Art

Exploring climate change through creative arts a focus for Prime Minister's science award recipient

Science to merge with arts as a Wellington climate change expert wins a coveted Prime Minister's science communication prize.

Helen is a front end engineer, mental health advocate and part time digital nomad, who works remotely for a Boston based healthcare analytics startup. Mental Health Advocate, Digital Nomad, Boston, Health Care, Engineering, Profile, Mindfulness, Science, Women

Helen Durrant - ENGINEER PROFILE/CURIOUS MINDS. Helen is a front end engineer, mental health advocate and part time digital nomad, who works remotely for a Boston based healthcare analytics startup.

Help students find career opportunities in science. Match qualification level to science-rich roles. Find out what issues are important for career development. Going To University, Career Opportunities, Career Education, Career Development, Summary, Opportunity, Students, Knowledge, Management

Opportunities in the science technician workforce: Summary for Teachers Help students find career opportunities in science. Match qualification level to science-rich roles. Find out what issues are important for career development. Do you have students interested in science who are not likely to go to university?

In this video Dr Katja Riedel of the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA) tells why she came to New Zealand to do atmospheric research in Antarctica. Antarctica, New Zealand, Science, News, Water, Science Comics, Aqua

Being a scientist in New Zealand

Dr Katja Riedel of NIWA tells why she came to New Zealand to do atmospheric research in Antarctica.

In this video Dr Mike Williams from NIWA explains what areas you need to be good at if you want to study climates and the Antarctic environment. Dr Mike, Mike Williams, How To Become, Environment, Study, Science, Studio, Studying, Science Comics

How to become a climate scientist

Dr Mike Williams from NIWA explains what areas you need to be good at if you want to study climates and the Antarctic environment.

Associate Professor Stephen Wing, from the University of Otago, talks about the role of an ecologist and the types of research questions ecologists try to answer. Research Question, Associate Professor, University, Science, This Or That Questions, Colleges, Science Comics

What’s an ecologist?

Professor Stephen Wing, from the University of Otago, is a marine ecologist. In this video, he talks about the role of an ecologist and the types of research questions ecologists try to answer. Point of interest What aspect of being an ecologist do you think Steve enjoys the most?

Associate Professor Abby Smith, from the University of Otago, talks about how experiments she did out of intellectual curiosity are now providing valuable information about the potential impacts of ocean acidification. Ocean Acidification, Science Videos, Associate Professor, Curiosity, How To Dry Basil, Evolution, University, Colleges

Curiosity’s role in science

Associate Professor Abby Smith, from the University of Otago, came to New Zealand 21 years ago to start her PhD. In this video, she talks about the evolution of her research with bryozoans and how experiments she did out of intellectual curiosity years ago are now providing valuable information about the potential impacts of ocean acidification. Point of interest Discuss the role curiosity has to play in science.

Dr Miles Lamare, from the University of Otago, has always been fascinated by biology. In this video, he talks about becoming a marine scientist and some of his experiences working in amazing places around the world, including Antarctica. Decompression Sickness, Scuba Girl, Scuba Diving Gear, Get Started, Riding Helmets, How To Become, University, Adventure, Look

Becoming a marine scientist

Dr Miles Lamare, from the University of Otago, has always been fascinated by biology. In this video, he talks about becoming a marine scientist and some of his experiences working in amazing places around the world, including Antarctica.

Position: Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury. Science Biology, Native Plants, Ecology, Professor, Outdoor Power Equipment, Exploring, Remote, Survival, University

Professor Dave Kelly

Position: Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury. Field: Population ecology

From graphic art to microbiology Phd Student, Microbiology, Video Clip, Graphic Art, Singing, Career, Mindfulness, Plant, Science

From graphic art to microbiology

Jane Mullaney is a PhD student at Plant & Food Research, Palmerston North. Jane describes her career pathway from graphic artist, to busker, to microbiology technician and PhD student. She has always had a questioning mind and believes that science is just as artistic as being able to paint, sing or play an instrument.

How did you become a physical chemist? Becoming A Pilot, Physical Chemistry, Future Career, Video Clip, Professor, Physics, How To Become, Science, People

How did you become a physical chemist?

Teenage ideas about future careers sometimes do not become reality. In this video clip, Professor Kate McGrath, Director of the MacDiarmid Institute, describes herself as a teenager who wanted to become a pilot and then a soil scientist who became a physical chemistry professor. These changes were the result of multiple influences.

Position: Former Science Group Leader, Plant & Food Research. Mother To Baby, Research Question, School Children, Queensland Australia, East Africa, Ticks, Tanzania, Cattle, About Uk

Dr Juliet Ansell

Position: Former Science Group Leader, Plant & Food Research. Currently Innovation Leader, Health & Nutrition, Zespri International. Field: Food Innovation – Food and Nutrition.

Position: Senior Research Engineer, Field: Electronic systems in harsh environments, Organisation: University of Canterbury Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Distance, Parents, Father, Dads, Magic, Electronics, Children

Kelvin Barnsdale

Position: Senior Research Engineer, Field: Electronic systems in harsh environments, Organisation: University of Canterbury

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