Working in Maths — Medical Modeller

The Working In… series compiles a selection of fascinating STEM jobs in a multitude of fields. They are designed to highlight the variety of STEM careers available to students that they may not have considered, or been aware of before now. Find out where your future career may lie here.

Josh combined his interest in Maths with his fascination of solving puzzles to become a medical modeller. He works to solve the problem of infectious disease spread world wide.

In this film, Josh talks about how he came to be working in his field, just what it is that he does each day, and why it’s so important.

This resource demonstrates an application of maths and statistics within the medical sector and how it has a huge impact on society. It is best suited to Year 8-10 students who are studying body systems and disease spread in Biology.

Working In… Maths — Medical Modeller

Video Length: 5:06 mins

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Years: 8, 9, 10


Biological Sciences – Cells, The Body, Genetics

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function