Tag: Career paths

Nature: Q&A with Catherine Ball

Nature: Q&A with Catherine Ball

Her job is to get scientific expertise into the heads of decision-makers. Trade Talk: Policy Analyst, published on 12 November 2015, is an interview with Catherine Ball, as part of the Nature Careers Trade Talk series. In the interview, Catherine tells of her work with the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee in …

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Naturejobs: Finding job satisfaction as a policy analyst

Naturejobs: Finding job satisfaction as a policy analyst

Working in science policy is all aboutĀ taking complex science from experts and translating it into something accessible, to beĀ used in key decision making. Finding job satisfaction as a policy analyst is a Q&A with Catherine Ball, a policy analyst with the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee in the United Kingdom. The interview …

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Nature: Q&A with Alaina Levine

Nature: Q&A with Alaina Levine

Friendly mathematician describes scientists’ natural advantages for meeting new colleagues. Turning Point: Alaina Levine is a Q&A in Nature Careers about Alaina’s career path from mathematician to science-careers consultant and author.

Nature: Mobility: A strategic move

Nature: Mobility: A strategic move

Short-term upheaval can yield widespread collaborations and long-term resources. Mobility: A strategic move is a feature article in Nature Careers about how being mobile during your early career as a science researcher can benefit you in the longer term. Many professorship positions require applicants to have some experience working abroad, so this pieces gives a …

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