Scientific Services Websites
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For information on how to use your degree see Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Food Science, Genetics, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Physics on the Prospects website.
www.abpi.org.uk - contains career profiles and links to pharmaceutical recruiters
www.acb.org.uk - this site links to the clinical scientist recruitment pages and to the training pages. Comprehensive information on what clinical biochemists do
www.addenbrookes.org.uk - jobs at Addenbrookes plus some useful general information on medical science careers
www.baaudiology.org.uk - basic information on the role of an Audiologist with link to detailed information on the NHS Careers site.
www.bbsrc.ac.uk - useful for the funding information it contains, including research grants, studentships, fellowships and support for international collaboration
www.biochemistry.org - this site gives access to useful information such as latest science news, jobs and events
www.biosciencecareers.org - career resources
www.bps.ac.uk - this site has a very good section on what to do with your degree in pharmacology as well as news, jobs, publications etc
www.breakthroughlive.com - your guide to careers in the pharmaceutical industry: includes latest vacancies and recruitment services
www.cytogenetics.org.uk - lots of useful information on this site
www.ergonomics.org.uk - includes a jobs database for members
www.forensic.gov.uk - there is a careers section with some useful information as well as section of case files, which illustrate aspects of the FSS's work
www.forensic-science-society.org.uk - jobs aren't advertised on this website but there are links to relevant publications that advertise vacancies. There's a 2 page leaflet on careers in forensic science
www.gradcracker.com - careers and job site.
www.ifst.org - this leads to the IFST careers website, which has information of training courses as well as a range of student profiles of the different roles within the sector
www.iom3.org - there's a lot of information on this site for those thinking of working in the sector. There are some useful case studies & job descriptions in the careers section
www.meto.gov.uk – the MET office
www.nature.com - careers resource for scientists
www.nerc.ac.uk - news and information for environmental scientists plus information on research, training and funding opportunities
www.pol.ac.uk - gives insight into aspects of marine science & research programmes
www.rpsgb.org.uk - news and press releases about the industry and a careers section, which includes career profiles
www.rsc.org - information and job vacancies in chemical sciences
www.sciencemag.org - excellent site for the scientific community. It includes articles on the job market, career progression, academic careers salary survey etc and specific sections e.g. Postdoc network, Grantsnet, Jobsnet, and much more
www.sgm.org.uk - excellent site for information on Microbiology
www.soc.soton.ac.uk - this site has a section on career opportunities in oceanography, which includes some role profiles
www.srp-uk.org - there is a 4 page leaflet on a career in radiation protection which gives an overview, qualifications and training needed and potential employers
www.targetjobs.co.uk/science-research-and-development - Graduate jobs, employers and work experience in science, research & development
www.publicanalyst.com - information on the role of public analysts.
www.thebts.org/Careers.aspx - careers information for toxicologists.
www.biologyjobs.co.uk - jobs within the biology and life sciences sector
www.emedcareers.co.uk - Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical or Healthcare industry jobs
www.iop.org/cgi-bin/Jobs/main - provides global opportunities for professionals working in physics
www.ktponline.org.uk - Knowledge Transfer Partnerships enable recently qualified graduates (known as KTP Associates) to work in companies managing challenging projects central to the development needs of participating companies
www.liftstream.com - life sciences recruitment
www.labsupport.co.uk - scientific recruitment agency
www.newscientist.com - searchable jobs database
www.pharmajobs.co.uk - covers a range of jobs in the pharmaceutical industry
www.pharmiweb.com - job searching facility for careers in the pharmaceutical, pharmacology and healthcare industries
www.research-site.com - vacancies
/www.rsc.org/careers-jobs - selection of industrial and academic vacancies, plus studentships & fellowships
www.starmedical.co.uk - specialist recruitment agency for Pharmaceutical Sales jobs in the UK
Professional Bodies and Organisations
www.campden.co.uk - membership based organisation carrying out research and development for the food and drinks industry. Information on current and past research programmes.
www.energyinst.org.uk - the Energy Institute (EI) is the leading professional body for the energy industries
www.hpa.org.uk/radiation - the National Radiological Board is now part of this site. There's lots of information about health protection generally
www.iob.org - the Institute of Biology, the professional organisation for biologists
www.societyofbiology.org/jobs - the latest bioscience positions in the UK and is open to all, not just members of the Society of Biology
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