Neuroscientists study the biological and behavioural aspects of the nervous system. From their studies, they learn how the nervous system normally develops and functions, and how neurological disorders strike.
What does a Neuroscientist do?
Neuroscientists may perform the following tasks:
- identify and study neurological disorders
- work as part of multidisciplinary teams to research and develop medical and pharmacological solutions for people suffering neurological disorders
- conduct research into technologies to reverse debilitating neurological disorders
- gather data and concisely present findings
- operate specialised scientific equipment and software.
What personal requirements will you need?
- Able to co-operate effectively with other members of a multidisciplinary team
- Excellent writing skills and experience of report writing
- Good spoken communication skills
- Able to work independently
- Strong numeracy and knowledge of statistical methods and analysis
- Computer literate and familiar with using computerised databases
- Good organisational skills with ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities across multiple projects
- Able to screen patients for disease indication and current symptoms.
Undergraduate Courses To Become
Required major/s to pursue this career
Postgraduate Courses To Become
Coursework courses to pursue this career
The University of Western Australia