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Science Ambassador Dave McDonald is a health and safety representative by day, and amateur astronomer by night. In 2008 he became only the second person to discover an asteroid from Ireland, 160 years after Andrew Graham in 1848. This was followed by a second discovery in March 2009.
In this interview – before he became famous – he talks about how he chose his career, the cool things in his work, and his tips on work experience and what to study.