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Quantum physicist and CEO of Oxford Quantum Circuits llana Wisby on deep tech, entrepreneurship and future quantum technologies
Sam Lavery describes how getting involved in the physics community helped him both academically and personally
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Engineer, physics teacher, science communicator and education consultant Steve Bullock talks about a career of bold choices, sideways jumps and obstacles overcome
Careers don't always play out as planned, but unconventional pathways can also lead to success
City University of Hong Kong wants to scale and diversify its PhD physics programme by recruiting a new generation of rising stars from all over the world
University College London’s MSc in space science and engineering offers graduate physicists a unique opportunity
The theoretical astrophysicist, professor and director of the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities at Yale University gives her advice to physics graduates
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Career development: stand out from the crowd
Dalmeet Singh Chawla delves into the pros and cons of self-citations, as well as the possible benefits of the s-index
Andrew Hirst details what employers want to know from your CV and gives his top tips on how to tailor your CV to a specific role
Despite talk of skills shortages, most graduates in scientific disciplines take jobs outside science. Patrick White and Emma Smith reflect on why this is and what it means for the ...
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Monifa Phillips was the first Black woman to graduate with a PhD in physics from the University of Glasgow
Michelle Simmons is director of the Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology in Australia
Caitlin Duffy says it is more critical than ever to consider your next career move despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic
Corey Gray on building and working at LIGO, inspiring the next generation of Indigenous physicists, and having a healthy work–life balance
The science writer and theoretical physicist gives her advice to physics graduates
Sarah Cruddas is a space journalist, TV host, author and director at Space for Humanity
TTP’s multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers work with a diverse client base to invent, design and develop new products and technologies with lasting commercial impac...
Carole Mundell is professor of extragalactic astronomy and head of astrophysics at the University of Bath and chief scientific adviser to the Foreign and Commonwea...
Condensed-matter physicist, blogger and author gives his advice to physics graduates
The chief science officer of Engender Technologies gives her advice to physics graduates
A quantum physics professor at the University of Science and Technology of China gives his advice to physics graduates
The head of science for the time and frequency department at the UK's National Physical Laboratory gives her advice to physics graduates
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