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Sir Leszek Borysiewicz
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    Former Employee - Research Investigator  in  Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Research Investigator in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    I worked at Medical Research Council full-time for less than a year


    Intellectually vibrant place to work


    Salary way too low, as in all basic science

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    Increase Salaries

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Medical Research Council Interviews

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    Research Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Medical Research Council.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Quick confirmation for interview, which was setup within a week. Interview was really relaxed, with the group research leader and senior researcher, questions about previous experience, why I want to work for MRC, what I know about MRC were asked. What are prions and overview of ELISAs were the only technical questions.

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    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

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Headquarters Swindon, United Kingdom
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors BioFocus DPI, BBI, Bionow

The Medical Research Council (MRC) is a not-for-profit UK government-financed organization that promotes and funds medical and other health-related research. Founded in 1913, MRC funding has been responsible for some of the biggest breakthroughs in life sciences, such as the purification of penicillin and the development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology. The council's funding is distributed to researchers in universities, the National Health System, and MRC research centers. Current research priorities include AIDS, antibiotic resistance, the use of animals... More

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