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What does it mean to be a scientist?
Find out what it really means to be a scientist and who scientists work for.

Can I do science without a degree?
Although most science careers require a degree, there are options that don’t and plenty of alternative courses.

Science degrees: three years or four?
Struggling to decide whether to study a three- or four-year course? Get some advice here. Why an extra year? Many universities offer three- and four-year...

What is science communication?
Working in science doesn’t always mean research. Science communicators bring the wonders of science to the public.

Career profile: Laboratory technician
Want to help find a cure for dangerous diseases? Perhaps you're interested in monitoring our impact on the environment? Laboratory technicians are vital...

Career profile: Journal editor
Scientific journals are where the latest research is revealed to the world. An editor’s job is to decide what’s worth publishing.

How to win a Nobel Prize
The Nobel Prize is one of the most prestigious awards available to scientists. Find out what it's all about and how the winners are chosen.

General science courses at university
Wondering what that 'natural sciences' or 'applied science' course means? Find out here.

STEM careers across the web
Find reliable resources about careers in science, technology, engineering and maths from across the web.