It’s all in a name: A researcher’s story - A film by NIHR
Scene one: A research office
[Researcher 1 walks into a office and sits down next to Researcher 2 at her desk]
Researcher 1: Morning.
Researcher 2: Morning. How are you?
Researcher 1: Good. How are you?
Researcher 2: Fine, thank you.
[Researcher 1 holds her pregnant stomach as she sits down]
[A pregnancy scan and post-it notes with written names are shown on researcher’s desk]
[Researcher 1 adds a new post it, with the name ‘Lin’]
Scene two: The office staffroom
[Researcher 1 writes ‘Lucy’ on a post it note]
[Researcher 2 notices the post it note while making a coffee, and smiles]
Scene three: research office
Researcher 2: Here you go.
[Hands a set of papers to researcher 1]
Researcher 1: Oh, thanks.
Researcher 2: Not long now.
[Researcher 2 nods at Researcher 1’s visibly pregnant stomach]
Researcher 1: Three months.
Scene four: staircase in a hospital
[Researcher 1 stops halfway up the steps to write the name ‘Peter’ on a post-it. Ambulance siren sounds from outside a hospital]
Scene five: research office
[Researcher 1 adds a post-it note reading ‘Kai’ to her desktop, now full around the edges with post-its]
Researcher 2: Here, I thought this might help.
[Hands researcher 1 Ultimate Baby Name Book from her desk drawer]
Researcher 1: Oh, these are not baby names.
Researcher 2: Oh, what are they?
Researcher 1: These are patients that I've helped so far with my research.
Researcher 2: Oh!.
Voiceover: Every year, researchers make a difference to people's lives. You, too, can shape
the future of health and care. Add research to your career today.