How to become a biologist

Research the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of living organisms such as humans, animals and plants and their relationship with the environment.

What does a biologist do?

Duties and tasks

  • Investigate the biochemistry, anatomy and physiology of living organisms such as humans, animals and plants and their relationship with the environment
  • Examine the effects of environmental factors on plants
  • Liaise with other industry professional to apply the research results and develop new products or practices
  • Observe the development of micro-organisms and the effects they have on living organisms
  • Plan and conduct experiments and process and analyse results and data
  • Write up scientific reports and present to the scientific community at conferences or via published papers in scientific journals

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