brilliant, good, great | distinguished, eminent, famous, leading, respected | trained | chief, senior | serious | mad
(often humorous) She had an image of a mad scientist working in his laboratory.
| professional | amateur | independent | government | fellow
She gave a lecture to 2,000 fellow scientists in Kyoto.
| experimental, laboratory, research | applied | natural, physical | agricultural, earth, environmental, food, marine, soil | atomic, nuclear | rocket
(often humorous) You don't have to be a rocket scientist (= very clever)to do this job.
| forensic, medical | behavioural, political, social | computer | young
a contest for young scientists
SCIENTIST + VERB
be interested in sth, be involved in sth, specialize in sth, study sth, work (on sth)
scientists interested in Antarctic research
| know sth | estimate sth
The scientists estimate that nearly two-thirds of the continent has become drier over the past 60 years.
| argue sth, believe sth, claim sth, say sth, suggest sth, warn (of) sth
Scientists warned of even greater eruptions to come.
| examine sth | discover sth, find sth, identify sth, reveal sth | agree (on) sth, conclude sth | disagree (on) sth | report sth | develop sth
Scientists have developed an injection that doesn't use a needle.
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be, work as ~
She's a well-known writer. Her father, a trained chef, now works as a bus driver.
study to be, train as, train to be ~
She trained as a painter and sculptor.
start (work) as ~
He started work as a trainee chef.
become, qualify as ~
She qualified as a vet last year.
employ (sb as), have
The company employs more than 1500 engineers.
engage (sb as), get, hire (sb as), recruit, take on ~
They have recruited a new designer.
appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb ~
are usually used with academic, official or highly responsible jobs:He was appointed Professor of Law at Yale. At 39 she was made chairman of the board.
dismiss, fire, sack ~
The club have sacked their coach.
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