The Medical Research Council has recently revamped its format and released the MRC talks Podcast, bringing stories from inspiring scientists working to improve lives through medical research.
In their 2019 career inspirations series they talk to 12 scientists all working in different areas of medical research. In each episode, publishing on the first Wednesday of every month, they ask a scientist to share their career highlights, what makes them tick and their advice for forging a career in medical research.
In the latest instalment Debs Barber talks to Professor Caroline Relton from the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol. She shares how educating teenagers equipped her with valuable skills as a scientist, her tips on forging a successful career and why she believes in a whole team approach to science. View the full transcript (PDF, 121KB).
Find out how the MRC supports research careers. And for more inspiration browse their collection of career profiles or working life blog posts. Previous episodes include stories about science and scientists from across the medical research community.