From Nursing to Pharmaceuticals

Mary speaks to WISEArchive about working as a child during WWII picking potatoes and then entering a special programme for training young nurses. She recounts the time when tuberculosis was common and her continuing training at Charing Cross, London. Marriage and children followed and a career change to a more secretarial role after spending time […]

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Hooked on spinning. The glorious smell of a raw fleece.

Academic and researcher Jenn always been a crafter and has returned to her first love in recent years, taking commissions and selling at fairs. I’ve always been a maker and a crafter and I chose to do that when I left school in 1984. Dressmaking was my first love at that time so I did […]

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The Scientific Administrator

  Fascinated by Science at John Innes Variety, change & excellent colleagues at the Institute From early computers to the modern day Working with student volunteers at U.E. A. ….. now read on  

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