Working in physics

This section features practising physicists and it looks at how they use their physics on a daily basis, in areas ranging from the science of fine art to nuclear physics.

This section is useful if you are researching careers in which you can use your physics knowledge in a practical way.

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Unemployed and STEM

Unemployed and STEM
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Despite widely reported skills shortages in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, some graduates in these disciplines are finding the job hunt anything but easy. Penny Jackson shares her experiences



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