• Question: how long have u been doing this

    Asked by steakgirl17 to Verity, Sylvia, Susanna, Sarah, Sarah, Ryan, Padraic, Nicola, Natalie, Miriam, Meirin, Matt, Lucy, Vilarino, Lewis, Leah, Kathryn, Helena, Harrison, Harriet, Hannah, , Cara, Bryony, Boris, , Alex, Alex, Alessandra on 17 Sep 2019.
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      Meirin Oan Evans answered on 17 Sep 2019:


      I’ve been doing particle physics for 2 years. Particle physics means studying the tiniest building blocks in the universe…I love it! Before that it took 3 years of studying physics at university.

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      Leah Morgan answered on 17 Sep 2019:


      I’ve been an engineer for just over a year, before I started my job I was training to be a physicist!

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      Verity Woodhall answered on 17 Sep 2019:


      I’ve been working as a bioinformatician for 1 year (but I did 3 years training before that).

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      Bryony Hockin answered on 17 Sep 2019:


      I’ve been studying chemistry for 3 years, before that I was studying for a Master’s degree in chemistry… so really it’s closer to 7 years!

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      Sylvia Soldatou answered on 22 Sep 2019:


      If I inculde my studies, it’s been 13 years.
      4 years of undergaduate studies
      1 year of masters
      5 years of PhD
      3 years of professional research

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      Miriam Hogg answered on 4 Nov 2019:


      I’m still a PhD student so i’m not done quite yet!
      However during my PhD I have done 3 different research topics where I have been able to contribute knowledge to the field of white dwarfs (dead stars).
      I did a degree in astrophysics which was 3 years and a one year masters before starting my PhD. I’m at the very end of my PhD now where I write up everything i’ve done into a big book called a thesis at which point I will have been studying astrophysics for 7.5 years:)

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