r.P.SciA science professional may have a career as a scientist, in science or from science

Professional registration with ‘SR21’ provides independent recognition of your achievements and maintains the status of the exact standards required to join the global community of professional scientists. Many scientists today work across different areas of science. The SR21’s professional register is for all practicing scientists, independent of discipline.

Registered Professional Scientist

Registration as a professional scientist provides status and professional recognition for those working in scientific and higher roles. Registered Professional scientists (r.P.Sci) represent the best professional scientists working worldwide. Leading teams and departments, use their specialist knowledge and broader scientific understanding to develop and improve the application of science and technology. Registration as an ‘r.P.Sci’, reflects the wide variety of sciences and their practice, recognizing high levels of skill and experience, independent of discipline. Once registered, you must maintain your status by meeting continuing professional development (CPD) requirements. As an applicant, you need to demonstrate your competence across various areas by providing examples from your working life, usually within the last five years. You will also need to provide professional references that can vouch for your knowledge and experience. They are then assessed, on paper and in a face-to-face interview.

r.P.SciScience jobs are not all the same

Professional Registration demonstrates that you have reached an internationally recognized standard of competence and acknowledges your commitment to maintaining that competence in the future.