Working in Maths — Medical Data Compiler

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The Working In… series compiles a selection of fascinating STEM jobs in a multitude of fields. They are designed to highlight the variety of STEM careers available to students that they may not have considered, or been aware of before now. Find out where your future career may lie here.

Katherine works as a Medical Data Compiler, utilising data and statistics to help reduce side effects of vaccinations.

She spends her days looking for patterns to solve specific problems, and says the satisfaction she gets when she’s successful on any particular problem is the reason she does this role.

This resource demonstrates an application of maths, science and technology within the medical sector. It is best suited to Year 8-10 students who are studying body systems in Biology. It could also be useful for Chemistry students who are learning about the properties and composition of pharmaceuticals.

Working In… Maths — Medical Data Compiler

Video Length: 3:54 mins

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Years: 8, 9, 10


Biological Sciences – Cells, The Body, Genetics

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function