Twitter Careers Session

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The Society, working with the Met Office, the University of Reading, the Institute of Physics and local schools, is running a twitter session on science careers to mark World Meteorological Day. We will answering questions on the physics of the environment and meteorology.


Using @rmets and #sciencecareers we will be tweeting on Thursday 20 March between 2pm and 4pm

We are delighted to welcome some great interviewees to our team, including Prof Iain Stewart, scientist and broadcaster, Prof Marshall Shepherd Director, Atmospheric Sciences Program, University of Georgia and ex President of the American Meteorological Society and academics from various universities.  From industry we have experts, including Dominic Sindall, Head Catastrophe Risk Analyst at Faber Global Ltd and others.  The Abbey School, Reading will also be taking part.

On the day of the session we will be posting questions and answers here on the site

Our panel of interviewees

Below is a selection of the people who will be answering questions during in our Twitter Careers session

  • Prof Iain Stewart

    Professor of Geosciences Communication, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science & Environment)


  • Prof Marshall Shepherd

    Former President American Meteorological Society, Director, Atmospheric Sciences Program, University of Georgia


  • Prof Ellie Highwood

    Professor of Climate Sciences at the University of Reading. A research scientist and academic, Ellie can answer questions about undergraduate subjects and careers in academia


  • Kathryn Macaulay

    Deputy Head - Data, Operations & Communications
    The Abbey School


  • Dominic Sindall

    Head Catastrophe Risk Analyst at Faber Analytics, Dominic works in the insurance industry and is involved in risk evaluation and modelling.

  • Dr Taj Bhutta

    Taj is the Careers and Student Officer at the Institute of Physics and can answer questions on physics and general science careers, especially for those under 19

  • Vishanti Fox

    Careers Manager Institute of Physics. Responsible for delivering the institute’s careers strategy from university onward.