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Dr. Keith Hughes left school at 16 with no science qualifications to become a Paratrooper in the British Army. After qualifying and spending four years serving his country, he decided to leave the army to pursue a career in science.  He started with chemistry degree and now is now an award winning chemist.  This short video shows us how he embarked on a career in science.





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Future Morph - the Science Council`s website designed to provide information for young people, their parents and teachers about careers from studying science and maths.

Link to careers profiles from the Institution of Engineering and Technology
Careers Interviews with Engineers

An EPRSC sponsored fun and informative site which includes details on science careers and aims to profile young scientists.

Quantum Chemist: Dr. Keith Hughes - Award Winning Chemist

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