• Question: What is your favourate thing to do as a scientist?

    Asked by task1app to Martin M, hayleypincott, Courtney P on 13 Mar 2024.
    • Photo: Martin McCoustra

      Martin McCoustra answered on 13 Mar 2024:


      Probably my favourite things is telling other people about science and encouraging younger people like yourselves to think about science as a career.

    • Photo: Courtney Povey

      Courtney Povey answered on 18 Mar 2024:


      What I like about being a scientist is that I am always learning something new so it is nice to be able to apply that knowledge. I also really like seeing my work in a clinical setting benefitting patients.

    • Photo: Hayley Pincott

      Hayley Pincott answered on 22 Mar 2024:


      One of my favourite daily tasks was microtomy, which is where you work on a microtome. A microtome enables me to cut human tissue at 4um to look at under a microscope. 4um is about half the width of your hair, so it’s really really thin.

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