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Episode 1: In conversation with... an expert on metrology

Over the next couple of months, we’ll be hearing from our sector managers as they delve into discussions with guest speakers and subject experts as part of our ‘In conversation with…’ series. They’ll be covering a range of hot topics in their areas, providing rich and valuable insight into the current opportunities and challenges within their sector.

Episode 1: Joe Neame and Richard Brown discuss metrology

In our first episode, our Subject Specialist in Science, Joe Neame, speaks with the Head of Metrology at the National Physical Laboratory, Richard Brown, to mark World Metrology Day. Our experts discuss a range of topics including what metrology is, what the job of a metrologist looks like, and the future of metrology involving future advancements.

To find out more about the role of a metrologist, you can read our piece on a day in the life of a metrologist from Jamie Mewburn-Crook at NPL. To find out more about World Metrology Day and how you can get involved, visit the World Metrology Day website.

You can read more about the opportunities and qualifications we offer in this sector on our health and science homepage.

Metrology is important almost whatever you're doing. All metrology involves making measurement, but not all measurement is metrology!

Richard Brown, Head of Metrology at the National Physical Laboratory