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Core Tasks

  • Advises government, private organisations and special interest groups on policy issues.
  • Compiles and analyses quantitative and qualitative data, prepares reports and presents results to summarise main findings and conclusions.
  • Designs and develops an appropriate research methodology in order to address the research objective.
  • Presents results of scientific research to sponsors, addresses conferences and publishes articles outlining the methodology and results of research undertaken.
  • Analyses results and writes up results of tests and experiments undertaken.
  • Applies models and techniques to medical, industrial, agricultural, military and similar applications.
  • Designs tests and experiments to address research objective and find solutions.
  • Plans, directs and undertakes research into areas of academic interest or commercial importance to their organisation.

Education Requirements

Level Percentage
Level 0 0.634202%
Level 1 0.434711%
Level 3 0.439178%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 23.663486%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 24.860432%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 49.967991%

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