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(science and technology)
A person having the training, ability, and desire to seek new knowledge, new principles, and new materials in some field of science.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

What does it mean when you dream about a scientist?

As a learned person who discovers, invents, and develops new ideas, the scientist represents experimentation and invention. In the popular mind, the scientist also symbolizes eccentricity and absentmindedness.

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To test whether their theories work, quantum computer research scientists may conduct experiments or work with experimental physicists.
He said: "I work as a research scientist at University College Hospital, London, and it wouldn't be allowed to go barefoot."
He is a research scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
He was a member of the Institute for Plasma and Fusion Research at UCLA from 1983 to 1994 and then spent one year as a Guest Research Scientist at the Forschungszentrum in Karlsuhe, Germany before joining the fusion group at UCSD.
Sarah is now working as a research scientist at Newcastle University and Gary is looking for a job as a maths teacher.
The Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) provides support for a sustained period of protected time for intensive research career development under the guidance of an experienced mentor, or sponsor, in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences leading to research independence.
Ishida, Research Scientist, ARS, USDA, Western Regional Research Center, USA
in 1977 reaching the position of Senior Research Scientist. He joined Noram Quality Control and Research Ltd.
William Monaghan (Associate Research Scientist, Glenn A.
A Yale Ph.D., she is also an editor of the book Conservation Medicine, cofounder of the Consortium for Conservation Medicine, and an adjunct research scientist at Columbia University.
Department of Education is interested in the program, and the trial will show whether it can be used and maintained by schools on a large scale, said Severson, an ORI senior research scientist.
Authors Weill and Ross--director and principal research scientist, respectively, at the Center for Information Systems Research--studied 250 companies around the world with an eye toward understanding how the more profitable ones managed the IT infrastructure.

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