• Question: What skills do you require to become a scientist?

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      Asked by 836ceng22 to Megan, Mzamo, Ola on 17 Nov 2016.
      • Photo: Megan Seymour

        Megan Seymour answered on 17 Nov 2016:

        Good question.
        ‘Science’ is a really really broad term and scientists work in a massive range of different areas and have a huge range of different skills.

        A passionate interest in whatever it is that you do, a curious and analytical mind, and a good ability to problem solve are probably fairly crucial in all branches of science.

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        Ola Michalec answered on 17 Nov 2016:

        – passion for a subject
        – self preservance
        – self motivation
        – good ability to focus
        – critical thinking
        – analytical skills
        – thinking outside the box!:)