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MRC Talks podcast

MRC talks is our podcast bringing you stories from inspiring scientists working to improve lives through medical research.

In our 2019 career inspirations series we talk to 12 scientists all working in different areas of medical research. In each episode, publishing on the first Wednesday of every month, we ask a scientist to share their career highlights, what makes them tick and their advice for forging a career in medical research.

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In this episode, Petra Kiviniemi talks to biophysical chemist Toby Jenkins. He proves that it’s possible to teach yourself a new subject – several decades after leaving school – and how combining knowledge from different research fields can benefit your career. View the full transcript (PDF, 35KB).

Find out how we support research careers. And for more inspiration browse our collection of career profiles or working life blog posts.

Our previous episodes include stories about science and scientists from across the medical research community.