The collaboration between academia and industry is vital, and these links must be exploited early in any scientist’s career.
Dewan Chowdhury describes the challenges he faced while on overseas placement in Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Paul Hardaker, CEO: “We know well that science benefits the economy and creates jobs. If we are to see these benefits continue to grow we need to remain competitive in funding, and both the UK and Ireland need to be the places where physicists can do world-class science.”
Academia vs Industry – find out the differences between the two and what you can gain from an industry placement. Plus information from insider Dr Rod Bateman, a systems engineering manager at Oxford Instruments.