Researcher

Toni Taylor

Type of role: Researcher Type of position: placement Company: Pfizer Degree: Biomedical Science Why I loved it:  It gave me practical experience in multiple fields which will be invaluable when deciding my next step. It also allowed me to apply what I learned on my academic course to real situations. My best experience/greatest achievement:  My greatest achievement...

Jemma Rees

Undertaking a placement was one of the best decisions I’ve made in University. As time progresses, you start by knowing very little up to being given sole responsibility for all your work....

Alexander Komache

I got job with the University of Cambridge just before my graduation as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. So I am currently based in Cambridge doing research into the design of healthcare services – the role of Design and Systems Engineering. My job involves working with health practitioners, helping them to...

Arwen Zheng

After I left from Brunel, I was working as an research assistant at the department of Social Anthropology at University of Cambridge, then went to the US for a short term TV Programme. Then I went back to Beijing, China, and started my own media company on documentary making. I...

Amanda Appiah

"I was a Neuropsychology and brain imaging research assistant working for Professor Michael Wright, on the Brunel campus. My role had many parts to it. I mainly assisted in the recruitment of participants to take part in experiments. Also, I arranged the times and days in which these participants were...

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Eza Miller

"I was an assistant researcher at Fairplace which is a part of the Saville PLC group. As an assistant researcher I was required to assist clients in career management. My job involved different tasks. I analysed psychometric tests e.g. OPQ and MBTI using set criteria. These were then sent to...

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Sian Blackmore

"I worked as an intern in the offices of the Parliamentary Resources Unit (PRU) in Westminster. The PRU is a researching body serving Conservative and Liberal Democrat MPs. It was my job to write briefs, standard letters and preparations for question times."...

Alexa Lewis

"My role as a Research Assistant involved an array of tasks. I was required to do the general admin work as well as research specific work such as helping to analyse statistics using SPSS, sitting in on Clinics, structuring questionnaires and interviews used in upcoming studies and organising resources used...