Working in crafts and science

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On-screen captions and an autogenerated transcript is available on YouTube.

In our 101 Jobs That Change the World series, we met three skilled craftspeople who have creative jobs in science:

  • a mapmaker
  • a scientific glassblower
  • a fieldwork technician.

Check out their cool jobs in their full-length videos.

Laura Gerrish

Laura Gerrish is a cartographer for the British Antarctic Survey.

She produces up-to-date maps of Antarctica to help researchers study the continent and plan expeditions safely.

Watch her full video:

Video credit: UKRI
On-screen captions and an autogenerated transcript is available on YouTube.

Terri Adams

Terri Adams is the Glass Design and Fabrication Facility Manager for the University of Oxford.

She works with researchers to design and create bespoke pieces of glassware for experiments.

Find out more about her role:

Video credit: UKRI
On-screen captions and an autogenerated transcript is available on YouTube.

Ian Patmore

Ian Patmore is a fieldwork technician at University College London’s Geography department.

He uses his creative skills to supply equipment that meets the needs of scientists. Whether that’s adapting something existing, or building something new from scratch.

Find out more about his varied work:

Video credit: UKRI
On-screen captions and an autogenerated transcript is available on YouTube.

Last updated: 1 February 2022

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