- Being chartered is the mark of professional recognition. Being a Chartered Scientist allows all scientists working at the full professional level to be recognised on an equal footing.
- It gives an assurance of current competence through mandatory revalidation, and encapsulates the interdisciplinary nature of science in the 21st Century.
- By benchmarking professional scientists at the same high level, CSci aims to re-engage public trust and confidence in Science and scientists.
- All those working in the practice, application, advancement or teaching of science can become CSci with the appropriate combination of qualifications and experience.
- Chartered Scientists work in an ever growing, diversity of settings, from food science to environmental waste management, health psychology to nuclear physics, and mathematical modelling to chemical engineering.
- Applicants must demonstrate various competencies including the ability to deal with complex issues and communicate their conclusions to a range of audiences
- They show originality in problem solving and substantial autonomy in planning and implementing tasks
- Through a commitment to continuing professional development, Chartered Scientists will continue to advance their knowledge, understanding and competence throughout their career