Judith Mckie RSciTech, Science Technician

Portrait photo of Judith RSciTech

Scientist Type: Service provider

Professional body: ASE

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"Professional registration has given me back the confidence I had lost over the years and to actually believe in myself."

Raising awareness of my profession

I applied to become a Registered Science Technician to raise awareness of exactly what a science technician does, how important their work is and how much they are depended on. I want to promote how amazing science technicians really are and the work they do behind the scenes.

Giving me back my confidence

Professional registration has given me back the confidence I had lost over the years and to actually believe in myself. Science is magical, especially chemistry. I get an adrenalin rush whenever a practical actually works; this might sound odd but I never quite believe it will work – and it does.

I am excited by chemistry and this is the leading factor why I love the job as well as having a passion for health and safety in school science.

Why you should consider professional registration

If you have low self-esteem within your role I can guarantee becoming registered gives you an uplift and makes you feel like someone.

I would like to advise anyone thinking of applying to become a Registered Science Technician to go for it sooner rather than later; this will help to promote our profession even further.