Scientists have enquiring minds and ask questions all the time. Albert Einstein, one of the most famous scientists ever, wrote rather humbly in a letter to a colleague, in 1952:
‘I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.’
Albert Einstein (1879–1955)
People from all walks of life with an interest in science have been able to access a range of new courses by The Open University completely free of charge, thanks to a pledge in 2013 of more than £1m from Dangoor Education, the educational arm of The Exilarch’s Foundation.
Whether your interest is in pharmaceuticals, disease treatment or chemical research, you can help break new discoveries and improve our scientific understanding. This page has info on career options from food science to forensics, and working for the NHS.