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A scientist just like me

Introducing children to a diverse range of scientists and people who work in science-related jobs

A Scientist Just Like Me is designed to raise awareness of diversity in science-related jobs and to provide illustrated examples of a wide range of science-based careers. It consists of a series of short slideshows, each one ‘telling the story’ of a particular scientist or person working in a science-related job. The people included share details of their work and their everyday lives, making their stories relatable to children. They describe their job, what they like about it, and the challenges they have faced on their career journeys.

The resources focus on the skills, attitudes and habits that are needed to carry out the work, rather than on any expert knowledge, which may be daunting or seem out of reach to children. At the end of each slideshow, the children are encouraged to imagine and discuss what it might be like to do that job.

The slideshows are intended to be used as discussion prompts, guided by a teacher. They can be used in different ways and for different purposes, for example,

  • to show children an example of someone from a particular ethnic background working in a science job
  • to challenge gender stereotypes about science jobs
  • as part of a science topic that relates to the work of the scientist
  • as stand-alone fifteen minute discussion activities
  • with a small group or the whole class, or in a whole school assembly

Where appropriate, the final slide includes suggestions about possible linked resources that teachers may find useful.

The whole set of slideshows includes people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, and from many different fields of science.

Using the search filter (+ FILTER RESOURCES) a slideshow can be selected on the basis of:

  • Job Type
  • Gender
  • Ethnic heritage
  • Disability
  • STEM Ambassador

Alternatively, you can browse the different primary science topics below this to see job-related slideshows.

Animals

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Animal Behavioural Neuroscientist - Dr Jo Montgomery.pdf [593.34kB]

Animals / Research / Female / White /

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Cell Biologist - Ahna Skop.pdf [3.30MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / Mixed/multiple Ethnic Group / Yes /

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Deep Sea Ecologist - Kelsey Archer Barnhill.pdf [881.72kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Female / White /

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Evolutionary biologist - Dr Kelsey Byers.pdf [823.53kB]

Animals / Plants / Materials / Research / Non-binary / White / Physical Disability /

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Evolutionary biologist - Telma G. Laurentino.pdf [841.51kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Female / White / Physical Disability /

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Epigenetics Research Assistant - Laura Benson.pdf [1.34MB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Female / White /

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Ecological entomologist - Dr Ben Woodcock.pdf [1.92MB]

Animals / Plants / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / White /

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Immunologist - Emily Charlton.pdf [373.78kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Marine biologist - Dawood Qureshi.pdf [631.91kB]

Animals / Plants / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Immunologist - Ntombizodwa Makuyana.pdf [1.69MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Microbiologist - Amy Pickering.pdf [551.53kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Neurobiologist - Dr Aarti Sehdev.pdf [362.94kB]

Animals / Plants / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Polar scientist - Prem Singh Gill.pdf [548.74kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Poultry Scientist - Tessa Nash.pdf [805.64kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Neuroscientist - Cliona Kelly.pdf [2.66MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / Mixed/multiple Ethnic Group /

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Veterinary surgeon - Dr Kelly Blacklock.pdf [430.14kB]

Animals / Medicine / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Virologist - Dr Grace Roberts.pdf [674.44kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Zoologist - Tanesha Allen.pdf [1.51MB]

Animals / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Veterinary Surgeon - Daniella Dos Santos.pdf [2.83MB]

Animals / Medicine / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White / Yes /

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Virologist - Alexandra Wilson.pdf [6.20MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Microbiologist - Laura Glendinning.pdf [763.61kB]

Animals / Research / Female / White / Yes /

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Molecular biologist - Letizia Delle Vedove.pdf [4.26MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White / Yes /

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Applications Scientist - Dr Yogesh Kumar.pdf [1.37MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Palaeobiologist - Emma Dunne.pdf [920.67kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Research / Female / White /

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Immunologist - Dr Marie Goepp.pdf [1.08MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Immunologist - Jennifer Shelley.pdf [8.39MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Plants

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Evolutionary biologist - Dr Kelsey Byers.pdf [823.53kB]

Animals / Plants / Materials / Research / Non-binary / White / Physical Disability /

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Ecological entomologist - Dr Ben Woodcock.pdf [1.92MB]

Animals / Plants / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / White /

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Marine biologist - Dawood Qureshi.pdf [631.91kB]

Animals / Plants / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Neurobiologist - Dr Aarti Sehdev.pdf [362.94kB]

Animals / Plants / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Environment and Climate

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Atmospheric chemist - Rabi Chhantyal-Pun.pdf [484.39kB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Biogeochemist - Brianna Green.pdf [791.96kB]

Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Research / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Atmospheric Scientist -Anwar Khan.pdf [1.75MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Computing / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Computer scientist - Daniel Csimszi.pdf [469.17kB]

Environment and Climate / Computing / Male / White / Any other ethnic group /

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Deep Sea Ecologist - Kelsey Archer Barnhill.pdf [881.72kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Female / White /

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Evolutionary biologist - Telma G. Laurentino.pdf [841.51kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Female / White / Physical Disability /

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Epigenetics Research Assistant - Laura Benson.pdf [1.34MB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Female / White /

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Ecological entomologist - Dr Ben Woodcock.pdf [1.92MB]

Animals / Plants / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / White /

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Earth Scientist - Fangxian Fang.pdf [1.87MB]

Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Computing / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Marine biologist - Dawood Qureshi.pdf [631.91kB]

Animals / Plants / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Mechanical engineer - Danial Azahan.pdf [2.03MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Forces / Computing / Engineering / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Polar scientist - Prem Singh Gill.pdf [548.74kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Space Scientist - Dr Karen Aplin.pdf [8.31MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Forces / Space / Engineering / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Palaeobiologist - Emma Dunne.pdf [920.67kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Research / Female / White /

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Materials

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Analytical chemist - Candy Jiang.pdf [1.13MB]

Materials / Medicine / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Atmospheric chemist - Rabi Chhantyal-Pun.pdf [484.39kB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Atmospheric Scientist -Anwar Khan.pdf [1.75MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Computing / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Chartered Civil Engineer - Kath Waring.pdf [1.88MB]

Materials / Forces / Engineering / Female / White / Yes /

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Bio-technologist - Dr Richa Sharma.pdf [4.37MB]

Materials / Medicine / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Civil engineer - Jyoti Sehdev.pdf [712.71kB]

Materials / Forces / Engineering / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Evolutionary biologist - Dr Kelsey Byers.pdf [823.53kB]

Animals / Plants / Materials / Research / Non-binary / White / Physical Disability /

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Forensic genetics researcher - Dr Anastasia Aliferi.pdf [648.15kB]

Materials / Female / White / Yes /

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Mechanical Engineer - Rafsan Chowdhury.pdf [633.62kB]

Materials / Forces / Engineering / Male / Asian or Asian British / Yes /

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Medicinal Chemistry - Dr Kirsty Anderson.pdf [827.60kB]

Materials / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Materials scientist - Pearl Agyakwa.pdf [1.92MB]

Materials / Research / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Mechanical engineer - Danial Azahan.pdf [2.03MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Forces / Computing / Engineering / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Water scientist - Dr Alison Parker.pdf [507.29kB]

Materials / Forces / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Water Scientist - Zoe Ayres.pdf [783.93kB]

Materials / Female / White /

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Rocks and Fossils

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Biogeochemist - Brianna Green.pdf [791.96kB]

Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Research / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Earth scientist - Anjana Khatwa.pdf [1.90MB]

Rocks and Fossils / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Earth Scientist - Fangxian Fang.pdf [1.87MB]

Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Computing / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Palaeobiologist - Emma Dunne.pdf [920.67kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Research / Female / White /

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Forces

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Chartered Civil Engineer - Kath Waring.pdf [1.88MB]

Materials / Forces / Engineering / Female / White / Yes /

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Civil engineer - Jyoti Sehdev.pdf [712.71kB]

Materials / Forces / Engineering / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Mechanical Engineer - Rafsan Chowdhury.pdf [633.62kB]

Materials / Forces / Engineering / Male / Asian or Asian British / Yes /

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Mechanical engineer - Danial Azahan.pdf [2.03MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Forces / Computing / Engineering / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Water scientist - Dr Alison Parker.pdf [507.29kB]

Materials / Forces / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Space Scientist - Dr Karen Aplin.pdf [8.31MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Forces / Space / Engineering / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Electricity

Light and Sound

Space

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Astrophysicist - Emily Rickman.pdf [1.29MB]

Space / Research / Female / White /

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Astrophysicist - Vanessa Emeka-Okafor.pdf [684.73kB]

Space / Research / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Solar scientist - Helen Mason.pdf [2.99MB]

Space / Research / Female / White /

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Space scientist - Stephanie Yardley.pdf [2.68MB]

Space / Research / Female / White /

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Space Scientist - Dr Karen Aplin.pdf [8.31MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Forces / Space / Engineering / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Computing

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Artificial Intelligence Researcher - Krishna Mooroogen.pdf [1.07MB]

Computing / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Atmospheric Scientist -Anwar Khan.pdf [1.75MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Computing / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Computer scientist - Daniel Csimszi.pdf [469.17kB]

Environment and Climate / Computing / Male / White / Any other ethnic group /

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Data Scientist - Dr Fiona Reid.pdf [1.54MB]

Computing / Female / White /

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Earth Scientist - Fangxian Fang.pdf [1.87MB]

Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Computing / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Machine learning scientist - Kaushik Hatti.pdf [1.99MB]

Computing / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Mechanical engineer - Danial Azahan.pdf [2.03MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Forces / Computing / Engineering / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Software Engineer - Edward Thompson.pdf [968.63kB]

Computing / Male / White / Dsylexia /

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Software Engineer - Rebecca Harding.pdf [1.44MB]

Computing / Female / White / Yes /

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Engineering

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Chartered Civil Engineer - Kath Waring.pdf [1.88MB]

Materials / Forces / Engineering / Female / White / Yes /

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Civil engineer - Jyoti Sehdev.pdf [712.71kB]

Materials / Forces / Engineering / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Mechanical Engineer - Rafsan Chowdhury.pdf [633.62kB]

Materials / Forces / Engineering / Male / Asian or Asian British / Yes /

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Mechanical engineer - Danial Azahan.pdf [2.03MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Forces / Computing / Engineering / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Space Scientist - Dr Karen Aplin.pdf [8.31MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Forces / Space / Engineering / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Medicine

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Analytical chemist - Candy Jiang.pdf [1.13MB]

Materials / Medicine / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Biomedical Scientist - Rachael Croft.pdf [488.84kB]

Medicine / Female / White /

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Cell Biologist - Ahna Skop.pdf [3.30MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / Mixed/multiple Ethnic Group / Yes /

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Bio-technologist - Dr Richa Sharma.pdf [4.37MB]

Materials / Medicine / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Immunologist - Emily Charlton.pdf [373.78kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Medicinal Chemistry - Dr Kirsty Anderson.pdf [827.60kB]

Materials / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Immunologist - Ntombizodwa Makuyana.pdf [1.69MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Microbiologist - Amy Pickering.pdf [551.53kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Poultry Scientist - Tessa Nash.pdf [805.64kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Neuroscientist - Cliona Kelly.pdf [2.66MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / Mixed/multiple Ethnic Group /

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Veterinary surgeon - Dr Kelly Blacklock.pdf [430.14kB]

Animals / Medicine / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Virologist - Dr Grace Roberts.pdf [674.44kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Veterinary Surgeon - Daniella Dos Santos.pdf [2.83MB]

Animals / Medicine / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White / Yes /

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Virologist - Alexandra Wilson.pdf [6.20MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Molecular biologist - Letizia Delle Vedove.pdf [4.26MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White / Yes /

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Applications Scientist - Dr Yogesh Kumar.pdf [1.37MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Immunologist - Dr Marie Goepp.pdf [1.08MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Immunologist - Jennifer Shelley.pdf [8.39MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Research

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Analytical chemist - Candy Jiang.pdf [1.13MB]

Materials / Medicine / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Atmospheric chemist - Rabi Chhantyal-Pun.pdf [484.39kB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Astrophysicist - Emily Rickman.pdf [1.29MB]

Space / Research / Female / White /

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Animal Behavioural Neuroscientist - Dr Jo Montgomery.pdf [593.34kB]

Animals / Research / Female / White /

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Astrophysicist - Vanessa Emeka-Okafor.pdf [684.73kB]

Space / Research / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Biogeochemist - Brianna Green.pdf [791.96kB]

Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Research / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Atmospheric Scientist -Anwar Khan.pdf [1.75MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Computing / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Cell Biologist - Ahna Skop.pdf [3.30MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / Mixed/multiple Ethnic Group / Yes /

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Bio-technologist - Dr Richa Sharma.pdf [4.37MB]

Materials / Medicine / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Deep Sea Ecologist - Kelsey Archer Barnhill.pdf [881.72kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Female / White /

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Evolutionary biologist - Dr Kelsey Byers.pdf [823.53kB]

Animals / Plants / Materials / Research / Non-binary / White / Physical Disability /

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Evolutionary biologist - Telma G. Laurentino.pdf [841.51kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Female / White / Physical Disability /

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Epigenetics Research Assistant - Laura Benson.pdf [1.34MB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Female / White /

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Ecological entomologist - Dr Ben Woodcock.pdf [1.92MB]

Animals / Plants / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / White /

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Earth Scientist - Fangxian Fang.pdf [1.87MB]

Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Computing / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Immunologist - Emily Charlton.pdf [373.78kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Marine biologist - Dawood Qureshi.pdf [631.91kB]

Animals / Plants / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Medicinal Chemistry - Dr Kirsty Anderson.pdf [827.60kB]

Materials / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Materials scientist - Pearl Agyakwa.pdf [1.92MB]

Materials / Research / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Immunologist - Ntombizodwa Makuyana.pdf [1.69MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Microbiologist - Amy Pickering.pdf [551.53kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Neurobiologist - Dr Aarti Sehdev.pdf [362.94kB]

Animals / Plants / Research / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Polar scientist - Prem Singh Gill.pdf [548.74kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Poultry Scientist - Tessa Nash.pdf [805.64kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Neuroscientist - Cliona Kelly.pdf [2.66MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / Mixed/multiple Ethnic Group /

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Solar scientist - Helen Mason.pdf [2.99MB]

Space / Research / Female / White /

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Water scientist - Dr Alison Parker.pdf [507.29kB]

Materials / Forces / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Virologist - Dr Grace Roberts.pdf [674.44kB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Zoologist - Tanesha Allen.pdf [1.51MB]

Animals / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Space scientist - Stephanie Yardley.pdf [2.68MB]

Space / Research / Female / White /

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Virologist - Alexandra Wilson.pdf [6.20MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Meta-researcher - Emma Wilson.pdf [10.27MB]

Research / Female / White /

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Microbiologist - Laura Glendinning.pdf [763.61kB]

Animals / Research / Female / White / Yes /

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Molecular biologist - Letizia Delle Vedove.pdf [4.26MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White / Yes /

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Applications Scientist - Dr Yogesh Kumar.pdf [1.37MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Male / Asian or Asian British /

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Palaeobiologist - Emma Dunne.pdf [920.67kB]

Animals / Environment and Climate / Rocks and Fossils / Research / Female / White /

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Immunologist - Dr Marie Goepp.pdf [1.08MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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Immunologist - Jennifer Shelley.pdf [8.39MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / Female / White /

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STEM Outreach and Communication

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Cell Biologist - Ahna Skop.pdf [3.30MB]

Animals / Medicine / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / Mixed/multiple Ethnic Group / Yes /

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Children’s Science Writer and Presenter - Dr Sarah Bearchell.pdf [482.46kB]

STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Earth scientist - Anjana Khatwa.pdf [1.90MB]

Rocks and Fossils / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / Asian or Asian British /

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Operations coordinator - Margaret Donald.pdf [513.88kB]

STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White / Dsylexia / Yes /

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Science communicator - Caroline Riggs.pdf [2.43MB]

STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Water scientist - Dr Alison Parker.pdf [507.29kB]

Materials / Forces / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Veterinary surgeon - Dr Kelly Blacklock.pdf [430.14kB]

Animals / Medicine / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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Zoologist - Tanesha Allen.pdf [1.51MB]

Animals / Research / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / Black, African, Caribbean or Black British /

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Veterinary Surgeon - Daniella Dos Santos.pdf [2.83MB]

Animals / Medicine / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White / Yes /

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Science Communicator - Brynley Pearlstone.pdf [5.94MB]

STEM Outreach and Communication / White /

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Science Communicator - Ginny Smith.pdf [5.70MB]

STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White / Physical Disability /

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Space Scientist - Dr Karen Aplin.pdf [8.31MB]

Environment and Climate / Materials / Forces / Space / Engineering / STEM Outreach and Communication / Female / White /

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OVERVIEW

The A Scientist Just Like Me resource was created by PSTT Fellows, Kulvinder Johal, Alison Trew and Ali Eley during 2021.

Acknowledgements

We are extremely grateful to all the scientists featured in this resource; we thank them for their time, for sharing their information, and most of all for the enthusiasm and commitment to the aims of the resource.

Development of new slideshows - how to get involved

If you work in a science related career (or know someone else who does) and would like to be included in the resources, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Kulvinder Johal on kulvinder.johal@pstt.org.uk or get in touch via the PSTT office on info@pstt.org.uk.

FURTHER SUPPORTING RESOURCES

NUSTEM

NUSTEM supports children, families and teachers to identify how their personal characteristics align with those of people that work in STEM.

Primary careers tool – science: this is a database of over 100 STEM careers sorted by National Curriculum topic in science. Each career includes a simple explanation of the job to support teachers to facilitate discussions with their children.

STEM person of the week: this is a STEM engagement activity that’s been show to reduce children’s stereotypes of science and scientists. With free downloadable resources, it is easy to use with children and can be run with a class or across the whole school.


Safety Notice and Disclaimer


PSTT advises teachers to refer to either the CLEAPSS website or SSERC website for up to date health and safety information when planning practical activities for children.

PSTT is not liable for the actions or activities of any reader or anyone else who uses the information in these resource pages or the associated classroom materials. PSTT assumes no liability with regard to injuries or damage to property that may occur as a result of using the information contained in these resources. PSTT recommends that a full risk assessment is carried out before undertaking in the classroom any of the practical investigations contained in the resources.

All materials are ©Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) and are freely available to download and share for educational purposes. Whilst educators are free to adapt the resources to suit their own needs, acknowledgement of copyright on all original materials must be included. Rights to images included in the resource have been purchased for PSTT use only – as such, these images may only be used as part of this resource and may not copied into or used in other materials.

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