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computer scientist





Computer scientists conduct research in computer and information science, directed toward greater knowledge and understanding of fundamental aspects of ICT phenomena. They write research reports and proposals. Computer scientists also invent and design new approaches to computing technology, find innovative uses for existing technology and studies and solve complex problems in computing.

Scope note

Includes people performing in-house research activities. Excludes people performing outsource research activities.

Alternative Labels

ICT scientist

computer scientist

IT researcher

ICT science researcher

computers scientist

ICT research scientist

IT research scientist

IT science researcher

ICT researcher

IT scientist

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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