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Science is an area that has increased it's profile over recent years. The UK may have fallen behind in its competitiveness which has put more emphasis on this sector as a viable career.
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The Professions - Science & Scientific Services

Some of the occupational areas covered under this section include, Forensic Science, Physics, Molecular Biology, Biomedical Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Pharmacy and Meteorological Studies.
The Association plays a significant role in promoting excellence in teaching and learning of science in schools and colleges. Working closely with the science professional bodies, industry and business, the ASE provides a UK-wide network bringing together individuals and organisations to share ideas and...
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Qualitative research provides an unparalleled understanding of the motivations behind human behaviour, desires and needs. In the UK, the principal authority on the qualitative research industry is the Association for Qualitative Research.
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The Biochemical Society promotes the advancement of the Molecular Biosciences, representing the interests of all those working in the sector. The Society recognises that the discipline of "Biochemistry" now encompasses the entire breadth of Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences and this is reflected in the range of our..."
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The Academy is an Information and Educational Charity. Its aims and objectives are: To encourage the study, improve the practice and advance knowledge in Forensic Science and Medicine. To hold meetings and to publish material that furthers the interests of the Academy.
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What is BASES? BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK. BASES is a Company Limited by Guarantee Registered in Cardiff.
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Psychology is the scientific study of people, the mind and behaviour. The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK. We are responsible for the development, promotion and application of psychology for the public good.
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The Geological Society of London was founded in 1807. It is the UK national society for geoscience, and the oldest geological society in the world. The Society provides a wide range of professional and scientific support to over 10,000 Fellows (members), about 2000 of whom live overseas.
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The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) is a world class award winning research and teaching centre at Aberystwyth University. IBERS is an internationally recognised centre of excellence and students' choice for the study of....
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The Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) is the professional body for biomedical scientists in the United Kingdom. It aims to promote and develop the role of biomedical science within healthcare to deliver the best possible service for patient care and safety.
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The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) is the global professional membership organisation for people with relevant experience or an interest in chemical engineering. We are the only organisation to award Chartered Chemical Engineer status.
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The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) is the UK's learned and professional society for mathematics and its applications. The IMA exists to support the advancement of mathematical knowledge and its applications and to promote and enhance mathematical culture in the United Kingdom and...
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The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society. We are a charitable organisation with a worldwide membership of more than 50,000, working together to advance physics education, research and application. We engage with policymakers and the general public to develop awareness and understanding of the value of...
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The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), founded in 1820, encourages and promotes the study of astronomy, solar-system science, geophysics and closely related branches of science. The RAS: Organizes scientific meetings in Burlington House, its London HQ, and throughout the country Publishes international research and review...
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The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography, founded in 1830. We are a world leader in advancing geography and supporting its practitioners in the UK and across the world.
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Formed in 1947 and granted Royal recognition in 1972, and incorporated by Royal Charter in 2006 our charitable aims have always been: to unite in one body those interested in navigation; to advance the art, science and practice of navigation; and to promote knowledge in navigation and its associated sciences, including...
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Welcome The Royal Meteorological Society is the Learned and Professional Society for weather and climate. Our mission is to advance the understanding of weather and climate, the science and its applications for the benefit of all. The Society is open to anyone whose profession or interests are connected with weather....
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The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is the professional body for pharmacists and pharmacy in England, Scotland and Wales. The Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain was founded on April 15 1841 by a group of leading London chemists and druggists. Our face may have changed a bit over the years, but our core values remain.
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The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world's most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine. The Society's fundamental purpose, reflected in its founding Charters of the 1660s, is to recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage...
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The RSC is the largest organisation in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences. Supported by a worldwide network of members and an international publishing business, our activities span education, conferences, science policy and the promotion of chemistry to the public.
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The Society of Biology is a single unified voice for biology: advising Government and influencing policy; advancing education and professional development; supporting our members, and engaging and encouraging public interest in the life sciences.
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