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Where can Science Take YOU? (Talk for Henley High)

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Henley High came to visit IPAS at Adelaide Uni and I gave a talk about the science and how you can end up doing all sorts of unexpected things!

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Where can Science Take YOU? (Talk for Henley High)

  1. 1. Life Impact The University of Adelaide Where can Science take YOU? Corri Baker BSc (Hons) Chemistry PhD Candidate
  2. 2. Neils Bohr Albert Einstein Howard Florey Marie Curie
  3. 3. Today’s Scientists Life Impact The University of Adelaide
  4. 4. Degree considerations Life Impact The University of Adelaide <ul><li>General degrees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor of Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broad & Flexible, later specialisation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Named degrees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: Biotechnology, Natural Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early specialisation & compulsory subjects </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Different Sciences Life Impact The University of Adelaide Veterinary Science Agriculture, Food & Wine Chemistry & Physics Earth & Environmental Sciences Molecular & Biomedical Science
  6. 6. Choices in Science...Heaps! <ul><ul><li>Agricultural Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomedical Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EcoChemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evolutionary Biology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optics & Photonics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High Performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Computational Physics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Petroleum Geoscience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Space Science & Astrophysics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine Biology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mineral Geoscience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Molecular & Drug Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Molecular Biology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nanoscience & Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Food and Nutrition Science </li></ul><ul><li>Oenology & Viticulture </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Wine Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinary Science </li></ul>Life Impact The University of Adelaide
  7. 7. Life Impact The University of Adelaide SCIENCE DEGREE: Media & Science Comm. Management & Business Politics & Consultancy Scientific Law & Patents Policy, Projects & Administrative Related jobs Science jobs
  8. 8. <ul><li>What does a scientist do? Just about anything! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Job titles are varied </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job title rarely exactly the same as name of degree </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Often don’t get jobs from ads, but hear about jobs through contacts and networking or get head hunted! </li></ul></ul>Jobs in Science Life Impact The University of Adelaide
  9. 9. Life Impact The University of Adelaide Program Options Bachelor of Science Optics & Photonics High Perf. Comp Physics MBS Programs Chemistry Programs
  10. 10. Life Impact The University of Adelaide Jobs in Science Program Options Natural Resources Bachelor of Science Marine Biology Evolutionary Biology EcoChemistry
  11. 11. Life Impact The University of Adelaide Our Graduates & Pathways Heidi Bartram BSc (Hons) Policy Officer, Fisheries Division, PIRSA Manages aquarium fish trade & emergency response to pests & disease. Program Options Marine Biology Bachelor of Science Pre-Veterinary Natural resources
  12. 12. Life Impact The University of Adelaide Our Graduates & Pathways Rebecca Kelley, BSc (Biotech.)(Hons) Research Assistant, Cambridge Uni, UK Researches genetic mutations and occurrence and development of diseases in bone marrow Program Options Biotechnology Biomedical Science Molecular Biology Bachelor of Science
  13. 13. Some new Sciences <ul><li>Natural Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Science (Vet?) </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Food Science </li></ul><ul><li>Geology </li></ul><ul><li>Petroleum Geoscience </li></ul><ul><li>Viticulture / Oenology </li></ul><ul><li>Marine Biology </li></ul>
  14. 14. My Story Life Impact The University of Adelaide Zinc Zinc in cells
  15. 15. Agriculture, Food & Nutrition Life Impact The University of Adelaide
  16. 16. Life Impact The University of Adelaide Research/Science Jobs: Principal Scientist Lecturer Research Scientist Dean/Professor Post Doctoral Scientist/Fellow Masters, PhD Bachelor, Honours Laboratory Manager Technical Assistant
  17. 17. Life Impact The University of Adelaide Research pathways Mark Sosnowski B Ag Sci (Hons), PhD Research Scientist, SARDI Researches grapevine disease & management options to optimise wine quality. Also researches biosecurity risks. Program Options Viticulture & Oenology Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences Biotechnology (Microbiology & Virology)
  18. 18. <ul><li>Don’t believe the stereotypes! </li></ul><ul><li>Stick at your Maths and Science subjects – it pays off! </li></ul><ul><li>Your Yr 12 TER isn’t everything </li></ul><ul><li>You can find a type of science that interests YOU!! </li></ul>Life Impact The University of Adelaide
  19. 19. Why University? Life Impact The University of Adelaide <ul><li>Fun (way more than school) </li></ul><ul><li>You meet a lot of new people </li></ul><ul><li>Use your creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Real life applications </li></ul><ul><li>You use new equipment and </li></ul><ul><li>technologies </li></ul>Also..…
  20. 20. <ul><li>Lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Practicals </li></ul>Classes at Uni
  21. 21. Between Classes…… Life Impact The University of Adelaide <ul><li>Meet friends for lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Go shopping in mall </li></ul><ul><li>Field trips </li></ul><ul><li>Gigs </li></ul>
  22. 22. For more information….. <ul><li>Web address: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.sciences.adelaide.edu.au </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Faculty of Sciences: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>+(61 8) 8303 5673 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>Life Impact The University of Adelaide
  23. 23. Connect! <ul><li>cbsquared </li></ul><ul><li>cbsquared _ </li></ul>Life Impact The University of Adelaide

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