Michal Tomaszewski, who graduated as the top student on Mathematical Physics degree, is currently working on his PhD in cancer research at Cambridge and you can listen to him explain his ground breaking work in this video clip
Michal followed an interesting path. He did a business internship in the City and gained experience from various financial institutions before he changed his path to cancer research. Having done a purely theoretical degree he is now at home in a wet lab.
It just shows:
- it’s good to try different things to work out where your preferences lie
- starting in one area doesn’t mean you have to stay there
- no matter what you do, you develop personally and professionally from it