A science life for me

An ongoing podcast series exploring the career path to becoming and developing as a scientist. What does it mean to work in the science world and what are the career possibilities?

Leading science

Leading science

Chief scientist at Plant & Food Research, Richard Newcomb, talks about his science career journey from a young bug collector to leading the science. Richard also talks about his role as Chief Scientist and the general challenges in working in science.

 
Choosing your path

Choosing your path

Molecular biology postdoctoral scientist and new mum Dr Jessica Rodrigues, talks about her journey into science, the choices and opportunities that are available early in your science career, and Brad Pitt. Jessica was recently awarded a Rutherford Foundation New Zealand Postdoctoral Fellowship.

 
The road to science

The road to science

Research associate, Scigester and mini monster truck enthusiast Blue Plunkett talks about his journey into science, the importance of science communications and some advice on heading towards a science career.

 
Bitten by the science bug

Bitten by the science bug

Bio-protection postdoctoral scientist, Jay Jayaraman, discusses his science journey and the 'bang for buck' potential of plant science discoveries

 
It is a science life for me!

It is a science life for me!

Swapping microphones for this podcast, research associate and scigester Brogan McGreal talks about her journey into science and some tips for those thinking about a career in science.

 
At home in the lab

At home in the lab

Research Technologist and 'scigester' Di Brewster discusses her career path, the opportunities available to budding scientists, and the thrill of unlocking mysteries and making your mark.

 
The science business

The science business

It's not all about the lab. A science career can mean finding new business opportunities for science and managing science projects. As Business Analyst and Molecular Biologist Nitish Anand has found.

 
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