Discover some of the ways chemists are making a difference to our world. Which one will you choose?

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CHEMISTS FIXING THE FUTURE

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Analytical technician, plastics

Celine modifies the molecular structure of plastics so they can biodegrade in the natural environment

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Senior science manager

Paul’s circular approach to manufacturing sugar means there is virtually zero waste and other useful products like bioethanol

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Senior software developer

Aruna develops the search capability of a crystal structure database used by scientists to make new discoveries

FIND OUT ABOUT CHEMISTRY CAREERS

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What jobs can I do?

You could be developing solutions to society’s biggest challenges. Discover what you can do with a chemistry qualification.

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What will I earn?

A guide to chemical scientists’ salaries, based on real-life evidence. Plus find out how to learn more.

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Explore chemical sciences companies who may offer work experience

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Teachers and advisers

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QUALIFICATIONS SUPPORT

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