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Cronton Sixth Form College promotes careers for young scientists
TOMORROW’S world is creating lots of exciting jobs for scientists, Halton students have discovered.
A range of eminent guests are visiting Cronton Sixth Form College to highlight the need for more young people to take up science and maths as a career.
Professor Adam Scaife, head of climate predition at The Met Office spoke to A level students and pupils from Wade Deacon and The Grange on Monday.
Phil Taylor, head of the centre of excellence in science and maths at the college, said:”A high proportion of new jobs created in the future will be in areas such as biotechnology, applications of new minerals, development of new drugs, alternative energy and making existing energy sources greener. All will need capable scientists.
“We hope to show that learning about science is exciting and relevant and is the key to increasing job opportunities in a very competitive world.”
Cronton students have been carrying out a series of experiments on the subject of climate.