At Lab_13 Irchester, we wanted to see where studying science, technology, engineering and maths could take us. So, we have started a very interesting collection of interviews from people who work in STEM or who use STEM skills as part of their job.
George interviewed Dr. Sam Decombel from PlayDNA.
I don’t think I really started to think about a career in science until I had to choose my A-level options (I went for Biology, Chemistry and Physics). To be completely honest, I don’t think I was even considering a career of any sort at this time either! Instead I chose to take these subjects because I had always enjoyed them, found the natural world fascinating and was quite good at biology (not so much at physics it has to be said, but I still enjoyed the lessons!). I have always said that if you keep doing the things you enjoy, you’ll find you end up doing a job that you love – very important given you may be doing it for 50+ years!
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