Working as a Research Scientist
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Working as a Research Scientist

I graduated from Durham University in the summer of 2018 with first class honours in Natural Science (Biology and Physics). I spent the following summer and autumn working in a local shop in my hometown. Whilst the nostalgia of being back at home was nice for a while, I was keen to begin a career that put my degree to good…
How I chose my degree
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How I chose my degree

For those of you in year 12, the time has come to decide what you are going to study for the next stage of your educational journey, how long you want to study it for, and even how you want to study it. I was in this situation 3 years ago, and it’s a difficult decision to make with so much choice out there. Choosing the…
How I got to work at the UN
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How I got to work at the UN

I have admired the United Nations for a long time. When I was at school I became involved in Model United Nations, an international initiative consisting of debating global issues at events around the world. I attended many conferences over a seven-year period, and with them, my fascination grew for the international and…