Scientists use observation, experimentation and research to make discoveries, add knowledge and solve problems related to all aspects of our lives.
Scientists are involved in a wide range of jobs including research and development, scientific analysis, education, the media and administration.
Work can be in a number of areas:
- Health and Medicine
- The Food and Drink industry
- The Environment
- Materials e.g. metals, polymers and ceramics
- Education – teaching or lecturing
Useful subjects: English, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Design & Technology, Modern Foreign Languages and Communication