01 / 5 / 2014 9.17am
In her latest blog, Sandra Richards gives us insight into her role as a healthcare science ambassador following her tireless involvement at the recent Big Bang Fair where she spoke to over 500 students over a four-day period. Find out why being an ambassador is fun, rewarding and key way of helping to secure your future science workforce.
Sandra is one of the Science Council's top 100 scientists and the engagement lead for Lab Tests Online UK. A chartered biomedical scientist by background, she is also a keen healthcare science ambassador and sits on the National Council of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS)
What is an ambassador
Healthcare science ambassadors help to promote science careers using various opportunities throughout the year such as fairs, school events, hospital events and so forth. Sandra Richards is a fantastic example of a healthcare scientist who, mostly in her spare time, spends time with children and students between the ages of 5 and 19, to raise awareness of science careers and how interesting they can be. It's easy to become an ambassador. Find out more
Read Sandra's blog