This STEMNET resource features Samme Brough who works in the energy industry as a geoscientist for Ikon Science, world-leaders in the field of rock physics. Samme’s degree in Environmental Earth Sciences led to her current job as an exploration geologist. She builds accurate computer generated models of the earth’s many sub-surfaces. This gives energy companies the information they need to find new oil and gas reserves.
Samme says of working as a STEM Ambassador: “It’s fantastic! You literally see the young people switch on when they understand that what they are learning is the real thing.”
Samme is pictured at a disused quarry in Hertfordshire – understanding how to drill effectively through rock is vital to the future of the energy industry.
Photograph by Richard Cannon and provided by STEMNET.
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