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Kathryn Mier

Statistician at NOAA
Management Occupations - Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Seattle, Washington
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aishwarya May 06, 2016 969 views

What kinds of skills do you need to be a research scientist?

I'd like to become a research scientist. #science #research #career #career-counseling

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Nicholas Aug 17, 2016 981 views

What are some tips for getting research opportunities while an undergraduate?

I'm currently a high-school senior who will be starting college in the fall of 2017 and I hope to be involved in research at my university as soon as possible, but I'm not sure how best to go about doing that. #college #science #biology #research #chemistry #physics

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Mary Oct 26, 2016 860 views

How does one go about making advances and making developments in their research?

I have always pondered on the thought on how someone goes about their research. I have questioned how many things like how many hours do you spend studying the material, is it mostly theoretical, is it conceptual, do you have to prove it, how many times do you have to prove it? Many questions...

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Bryan Oct 31, 2016 948 views

How essential is your degree type (BS, MS, Phd) in the research field?

I would like to know how the different degree types could impact my role in the research field. Is there an incentive to continuing my education past a bachelor's degree? #science #research #biochemistry #laboratory #lab-technician

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Yogesh Jun 22, 2016 760 views

In which stream i should select in higher studies to become a Scientist?

I am interested in studying science. So, I want to become a Scientist. But, I couldn't know to select my stream in higher studies. Please tell me which stream could i select? #research #chemistry #scientist #biologist #chemist #ornithologist

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Abby Jul 19, 2016 1042 views

How feasible is it to have a job in research?

I'm in high school and currently pursuing astrophysics. I've been involved in some programs and internships and I think research is what I want to do. Most people tell me the only jobs in this field are university professors, NASA paper-pushers, and Bill Nye. Is it possible to have a job...

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Maia May 15, 2016 1299 views

How much mathematics consulting work is available?

I'm looking at majoring in Applied Mathematics. I know that there is some consulting that mathematicians do for large businesses or government organizations. How much does consulting contribute to your salary? How often can you get consulting work? #mathematics #consulting #statistics...

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Abigail May 16, 2016 1297 views

What does the class mathematical statistics consist of?

Mathematical statistics is the capstone of the statistics major at Grand Valley State University, I've asked some professors and students in the class what you learn about but they aren't able to accurately describe the class they just say it's really hard and complicated. I'm just curious to...

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Alvin May 18, 2016 1050 views

What is the best way to find an internship in research?

I'm interested in research. #pre-med #research

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Rushi May 25, 2016 1307 views

What does it truly mean to do 'research' in today's time?

Having gone through my first year of college- it is common to hear the word "research" often. What does it really mean to do research? I am looking for someone who has done research, doesn't matter what field, to explain what it means to them and how they would define it. I think any textbook...

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Maddison May 19, 2016 981 views

Would it be better to major in molecular biology or psychology?

I would like to go into neuroscience research, both majors offer a concentration in cognitive neuroscience, which would be a better path? #science #research #majors #neuroscience

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Abigail May 16, 2016 902 views

What job could I get pertaining to statistics when I am only a sophomore in college?

I really want to start gaining experience in my field as soon as possible but I don't know what a good job would be that pertains to statistics that's only part time and doesn't require experience, #college #higher-education #careers #statistics