Laboratory technicians do practical work associated with research and development, analysis and measurement, and education in a wide range of sciences, including acoustics and sound, astronomy, analytical chemistry, biophysics, biochemistry, biotechnology, ecology, electronics and electricity, food science, forensic science, genetics, geology, geophysics, materials science, medical science, meteorology, microbiology, nutrition, oceanography, pharmacology, pharmacy, physiology, physiological measurement, and radiation science.
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Website: www.istonline.org.uk (general website)
General information on Northern Ireland based careers can be found on www.careersserviceni.com - Choose explore careers.
Courses in laboratory science and technology are available at a number of higher education institutions. Please see the UCAS site www.ucas.ac.uk for more information - Choose students then courses.
For information on modern apprenticeships, see the Engineering Training Council (Northern Ireland) site www.etcni.org.uk - Choose careers then modern apprenticeships.
|Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry||www.abpi-careers.org.uk (careers website)|
|Biochemical Society||www.biochemistry.org - Choose education then secondary pupils then careers|
|British National Space Centre||www.bnsc.gov.uk – Choose students then careers|
|British Nutrition Foundation||www.nutrition.org.uk - Choose education then careers|
|British Pharmacology Society||www.bps.ac.uk - Choose pharmacology then careers in pharmacology|
|Defence Engineering and Science Group||www.mod.uk - Choose jobseekers|
|Defence Science and Technology Laboratory||www.dstl.gov.uk - Choose careers|
|Forensic Science Society||www.forensic-science-society.org.uk - Choose information then careers|
|Government Communications Headquarters||www.gchq.gov.uk - Choose recruitment then careers|
|Institute of Biology||www.iob.org (general website)|
|Institute of Biomedical Science||www.ibms.org - Choose education and training then careers|