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    Frozen in time

    2019-11-06T09:56:00Z

    What chemical clues locked away in ancient ice tell us about Earth’s history

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    Why you need A-level chemistry to study pharmacy

    2019-10-03T13:44:00Z

    Why chemistry is essential to understand and manufacture safe, effective medicines

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    Chemistry in our community

    Ready-made Careers Presentations: Chemistry in our community

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    Chemistry careers in SMEs

    This context/problem-based learning (C/PBL) resource is part of a collection we have commissioned for you to use with your undergraduate students. This 5 credit module is based on the following scenario: Your students will explore working for a small to medium sized enterprise (SME) in the Chemical and ...

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    Waste to wealth videos: Brian Handy

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work in the nuclear industry. In these videos Brian Handy explains what it is like to work in the nuclear industry. He describes some of the challenges, ...

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    Waste to wealth videos: Patrick Regan

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work in the nuclear industry. In these videos Patrick Regan explains what it is like to work with the media. He explains why and how scientists should ...

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    Waste to wealth videos: Peter Ivanov

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work in the nuclear industry. In these videos Peter Ivanov explains what it is like to work as a radiochemist. He describes the role of solvent extraction ...

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    SME videos: Kristina Paraschiv

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). In these videos Kristina Paraschiv explains what it is like to work for an SME. She explains some of ...

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    Waste to wealth videos: Martin Freer

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work in the nuclear industry. In these videos Martin Freer explains what it is like to work in the nuclear industry. He describes some of the issues ...

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    SME videos: Dr. Matthew Tozer

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). In these videos Matthew Tozer explains what it is like to work for Peakdale Molecular. He gives us an ...

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    SME videos: David Williamson

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). In these videos David Williamson explains what it is like to work for both an SME and a multinational ...

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    SME videos: Dr. Catherine O'Leary-Steele

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). In these videos Catherine O’Leary-Steele explains what it is like to work for LHASA. She gives us an indication ...

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    Naproxen videos: Dr. Matthew Tozer

    This resource forms part of a collection of videos that aims to provide undergraduate students with insights into what it is like to work for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME). In these videos Matthew Tozer explains what it is like to work for Peakdale Molecular. He gives us an ...

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    Faces of Chemistry – Profile of an astronaut: Helen Sharman

    Inspire your students with Helen Sharman’s journey from chocolate maker to the first Briton in space.

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    Careers booklets for students and parents

    What’s in your future? Thinking about the next step and working out what’s best for you can be tricky. To help with all the decisions and questions you have about your future our careers booklets will guide you through the different options so you can make informed choices about ...

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    Not all chemists wear white coats

    2015-12-10T13:28:00Z

    Careers posters to generate curiosity and discussion about what a career in chemistry can involve, whilst dispelling the stereotype that all chemists work in a laboratory.

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    Applying for Chartered Chemist status

    This document explains what Chartered Chemist status is, what its benefits are, how you apply, and the process you undergo to achieve it.

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    How hard do you need to work?

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    Nobel Laureates give some surprising insights into the relationship between hard work and success in scientific research. Video: The dangers of working too hard by Paul Nurse Video: The hard work and rewards of working in science bruce beutler ...

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    What makes a good post-doc job application?

    2015-09-22T13:43:02Z In association with

    Nobel Laureates share their advice for general job and post-doctorate applications in this series of videos. Video:What makes a good post-doc application? - Martin Chalfie Video:Job application tips from Joseph Goldstein and Michael Brown Video:How do you choose the best students? - Paul Nurse Video:Advice for job interviews from Paul ...

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    Scientific career paths: Academia or industry?

    2015-09-22T13:41:21Z In association with

    Nobel Laureates share their insights and experiences on working in industry and academia and their career paths. Video:Working in academia or industry - Barry Marshall Video:How does industry compare to academia? - Barry Marshall Video:Satisfying careers in academia or industry - Paul Nurse