From Nursing to Pharmaceuticals

Mary speaks to WISEArchive about working as a child during WWII picking potatoes and then entering a special programme for training young nurses. She recounts the time when tuberculosis was common and her continuing training at Charing Cross, London. Marriage and children followed and a career change to a more secretarial role after spending time […]

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The Scientific Administrator (1969-2005)

Anne wanted to be a secretary from the time she was 13. After a few clerical positions in local businesses she got to expand on this role at the John Innes Centre and push for technological advances side by side with scientists and students. From the convent school to Technical College I came to Norfolk […]

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