“It’s the gateway to working with some of the most impressive and complex technology in the world.”

For British Science Week, Defence is showcasing the range of STEM careers on offer.

For British Science Week, we’ve been speaking to people in Defence who work with the UK’s most complicated nuclear technology. Read how Heather and Alexander’s work in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) is integral to Defence:

Featuring the latest nuclear-powered technology, pictured is an Astute-class submarine conducting sea trials off the west coast of Scotland.

“I use STEM subjects — such as materials science, the study of fluid flow, nuclear fission — pretty much every day to help me solve problems in the test facility.”

  1. Who are you and what do you do (how does it link to STEM)?

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DefenceHQ is the official corporate news channel of the UK Ministry of Defence.