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Joseph Neilson

Radiation Detection Physicist
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
England, England
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Emily May 15 345 views

Is it easier to get into more prestigious universities if I applied as an astrophysics major rather than a physics major?

I'm a highschool student trying to decide what type of major to apply to.

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blaise Jun 01 951 views

which is the best site that i can get job?

job search tips

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Mickey Mar 31 456 views

Are there any careers that would allow me to pursue nuclear engineering AND musical theater ?

My current goal is to double major in those two subjects at University of Michigan (hopefully with a scholarship, as it's out of state and EXPENSIVE), but from what I've found, it's practically impossible to find a way to do them both "in the real world" I don't want to look back and regret not...

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CareerVillage Office Hours Mar 28 621 views

Should we use AI to help write resumes/prep for interviews?

This question was asked by a learner during our Internships 101 webinar

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Nadia Mar 17 482 views

What are the most suitable majors for transitioning from engineering?

Suppose a person has completed the physics I-III sequence, the calculus I-III sequence, differential equations, probability and statistics, linear algebra, along with several engineering-specific credits. Which majors should they consider transitioning to where they have already met many of the...

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Joshua Mar 18 478 views

What to do career wise after bad uni grades?

I'm a 3rd year CS student and my overall grades for university are disappointing to say the least, and I'm not sure what I should do to progress after I'm done on my course. I don't feel like that grade will be enough to get a good grad job and I'm wondering what can be done to get the foot...

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Brenda Mar 29 328 views

What is the deep understanding about metrologist ?

This is a field that deals with science

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Emmanuel Jan 11 703 views

When people say to invest in your career, do they mean genuinely put money into it or put a decent amount of time into it (ex. time worth, time = money).?

Putting money into your career & time into it are completely different things & I feel like they can be commonly mixed up promotio & engagement wise, so what's the true meaning.

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Jolene Nov 06, 2023 1048 views

In Australia, how big is the difference between the *content* of a Bachelor's Degree with Honours and an equivalent Master's Degree?

I understand that Bachelor + Honours degrees typically take 4 years, while Master’s degrees take about 2. But is there a difference in the *content* of these degrees? I'm specifically interested in La Trobe University, but advice about other universities are welcome as well! For reference,...

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Cale Oct 14, 2023 744 views

What does a day in the life of an astrophysicist/cosmologist look like?

What does one do during the day? Would you study research that has come out about new materials and other things, try to come up with theories, or try to find flaws in theories that have been brought up?

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cristian Oct 19, 2023 529 views

Which universities will teach me how to become a pilot for planes?

how a search a university of Plane Pilot?

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Hayden Oct 17, 2023 4225 views

How much do aerospace engineers make when they first start?

I'm in 8th grade and preparing for my future for when I get into college, my dream job is to be an Aerospace Engineer because I love science.

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Cale Oct 17, 2023 278 views

What are people's opinions on the new research on the speed of certain particles and the like?

Do you think there are particles that travel faster than the speed of light, or do you think that it is just nonsense? What are your opinions on the celestial bodies found in places previously thought to not exist in those places based on the Big Bang theory?

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CareerVillage Office Hours Jun 29, 2023 1306 views

What are the different roles you can work inside of a laboratory?

Note: this is part of our Professionals series where volunteers share questions they wish they saw on the platform

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ashna Sep 27, 2023 363 views

How important are extracurriculars for admissions in CS in Pakistan, and for Master's abroad, and how do I find extracurriculars with limited opportunities and freedom ?

I feel really overwhelmed by how to find notable extracurricular activities, especially since I am a girl living in Pakistan and have limited freedom as well as limited money. I don't know where to even start to find internships, extracurriculars etc and my college does not offer anything. I...