Further resources

You can find further information about a career in neuroscience via the links below.

Are you a student or early-career scientist or clinician thinking about a career in neuroscience?  You can access more information and advice, prizes and bursaries by becoming a member of the BNAJoin from just £12 per year. 

Links to careers information


Careers in neuroscience (and beyond!): Webinar

Watch this video to hear about degrees and careers in neuroscience, what it’s like to be a neuroscientist, the wideCareers webinar range of career options open to you after a neuroscience degree, first-hand examples of career paths in neuroscience, and some tips and thoughts to help you in your own careers from people with different experiences in neuroscience.

You can watch the webinar on our YouTube channel here.


NEUROSCIENCE - UNRAVELLING THE MYSTERIES OF THE BRAIN: A Career Guide for Students

A career guide for students about neuroscienceThe BNA has written this highly informative leaflet for A-Level / Scottish Advanced Highers / IB students upwards.  It covers basic neuroanatomy, undergraduate and postgraduate entry into neuroscience, and possible career paths involving neuroscience, as well as a selection of recent case studies from a range of neuroscientists. 

You are welcome to download your free copy here.  

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How to achieve Fellowship success: a guide for neuroscientistsHow to achieve Fellowship success: The Person, The proposal, The Place, The Interview

This booklet has been put together by the British Neuroscience Association (BNA) to support early career researchers and to aid fellowship application success.The BNA have asked fellowship funders how they select their fellows and this guide takes you through what each is looking for, summarising the most important points first at the beginning and again at the end as a personal tick list for fellowship success

BNA members can access the guide here.

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Science Council Careers from Science informationCareers from Science

Careers from Science is an initiative that helps young people, their parents and teachers understand what options are available for anyone interested in pursuing a science career

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Cogent Skills for Science industriesCogent's Career Navigator

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are hugely important areas of study which lead to a huge variety of exciting careers. If you are unsure about which path you should take to your ideal career try out Cogent's Career Navigator tool.  Spacer


BBSRC logoFlexible Interchange Programme (FLIP)

BBSRC's FLexible Interchange Programme (FLIP) supports the movement of people from one environment to a different one to exchange knowledge, technology and skills, developing bioscience research/researchers and addressing BBSRC's strategic priorities.Spacer

 


Next steps after a bioscience degreeNext Steps: Options after a bioscience degree

This 'Ultimate Careers Guide for Bioscience Graduates' is developed and produced by the Royal Society of Biology in collaboration with other organisations with expertise in natural sciences. 

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