How do researchers contribute to organisations?
The following career profiles give you an insight into some of the kinds of work that researchers are undertaking and how they might use the skills that they develop in higher education in other business contexts. Further career profiles are available on the Database of Career Stories.
The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) - The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) provides software for the solution of mathematical, statistical and data mining problems. The company's products and services are used by companies and institutions in a diverse range of sectors throughout the world.
Davis Langdon - Davis Langdon is an award winning global construction consultancy providing managed solutions for clients investing in infrastructure, property and construction worldwide. The firm has worked on a number of high-profile projects including Liverpool ONE, the Royal Festival Hall, Eden Project Cornwall, Baha Mar in the Caribbean and the Dubai Waterfront. The firm is an innovative one whose aim is to help clients find better, more cost-effective, more sustainable ways to build projects across all sectors.
The MathWorks - The MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. MATLAB, the language of technical computing, is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualisation, and numeric computation. Simulink is a graphical environment for simulation and model-based design of multidomain dynamic and embedded systems. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on these product families to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development in automotive, aerospace, electronics, financial services, biotech-pharmaceutical, and other industries. MathWorks products are also fundamental teaching and research tools in the world's universities and academic institutions.