• Question: how did you know you wanted to be a scientis

    Asked by 865ensp49 to Kathryn, Graeme, Agnes, Adam on 16 Nov 2018.
    • Photo: Agnes Wojtusiak

      Agnes Wojtusiak answered on 16 Nov 2018:

      I didn’t always know. (Warning: this one is a bit of a longer answer)
      In one of my other answers, I said that I had lots of questions – and that helped me figure out I liked science. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to be when I left 6th form though, but I did a degree in Physics because it was linked to so many different things and it could open up lots of different opportunities for me.
      I only really figured out I REALLY wanted to be a scientists when I started working as one 4 months ago! I was scared at first, but I thought I’d give it a go, and now I love the job and I want to keep doing it forever!! 😀

    • Photo: Adam McGuinness

      Adam McGuinness answered on 16 Nov 2018:

      I think I got into science because my mum worked in a laboratory, and during the summer holidays I used to visit her lab and play with pipettes and microscopes, looking at things like hair and insects with the microscopes, I thought that was very cool.