Scientific Pathways

Do you think of a scientific career as being one thing?

We did when we started our project. But we soon realised that you can be a scientist in loads of different ways.

In these pages we’ve outlined the some of them.

But a really important thing we found out is that many people move from one to the other in the course of their career, like Steve Tongue, who started life as a university chemist and eventually set up his own skin cream company.

These are the pathways we found in our research...