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Turning scrap metal into hi-tech alloys

Electrochemically stripping carbon from steel during recycling

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Teaching chemistry equilibria post-16

How to help students tackle equilibrium challenges at post-16

Meet our 2021 Education Prize winners

Join us in celebrating excellence and innovation in the teaching of chemistry

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Teach Chemistry

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Teacher mentoring

Further your career with our mentoring schemes. We pair experienced educators with early career teachers in order to provide support and guidance, as well as contribute to the professional development of both mentor and mentee

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UK Chemistry Olympiad

Find out more about the leading chemistry competition for secondary school students in the UK, including how to enter, supporting resources and FAQs.

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