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    Fiona Watt
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  • Company size
    1,001 to 5,000
  • Revenue
    £18m to £73m (GBP)
  • Industry
    Government & Public Administration
  • Link
    Medical Research Council website
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Rating is calculated based on 25 reviews and is evolving.



Research Assistant & Dietary Assessment Assistant in Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire
on 10 January 2020
Government department
Varied organisation, mainly dependant on Office Manager Interesting Scientific Seminars Collaborative with other Researchers Dietary information was interesting
Research Assistant in London, Greater London
on 17 July 2020
No career or salary progression here
People were lovely, but MRC LMS has a culture of underpaying staff and there are no opportunities for career progression. Managers are going to great lengths to keep salaries low. If you are applying for a job here, try your best to negotiate as higher salary as you can because one you start working, you're not getting any more than that.
Funding Manager in Swindon, Wiltshire
on 22 November 2019
Great people, varied work
Great development opportunities, fast paced but varied work to keep it interesting. Lots of team work working with each others strengths. Amazing benefits including flexible working and time off over Christmas. Opportunity to learn new skills and work with different people within the research council and internationally.
Part Time Reception and Support in Harwell, Oxfordshire
on 18 November 2019
Great place to work but closing down
Great place to work but closing down, the salary was not great and not that challenging but the people are great the and work was rewarding in science.
Regional Chief Engineer in Cambridge
on 17 September 2019
The MRC was a good organisation to work for, where I developed many aspects of my career
The MRC was a good organisation to work for, where I developed many aspects of my career. I started work with the MRC as an Electrician, but with a keen interest and knowledge of mechanical eng. Promoted to workshop supervisor. Then resident engineer on a new build. Finally achieved post as Chief eng

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