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The benefits of science communication on social media

2019-12-11T09:32:00+00:00By Martina Hestericová

How finding an online community reignited a passion for chemistry

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Undergraduates in their element

2019-12-06T15:11:00+00:00By

Harnessing the history of tungsten to engage school students with the periodic table

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Working with a top scientist gives a junior researcher a boost that lasts a lifetime

2019-12-02T09:30:00+00:00By

Co-authoring with someone outstanding in their field increases the chance that a young scientist will become a leader too

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Advertising salaries for fairer pay

2019-11-28T15:00:00+00:00By

Time to break the culture of secrecy around what we earn

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Six years of AstraZeneca’s graduate training programme

2019-11-21T10:02:00+00:00By

The participants in the scheme are finding success in a variety of careers

  • The high life in Switzerland

  • What’s going on in West Yorkshire

  • Is there a future for chemists in São Paulo?

  • A new life in New Jersey

  • Seeking a career in Portugal

An image showing a group of students in front of a sculpture representing a tungsten atom

Undergraduates in their element

Harnessing the history of tungsten to engage school students with the periodic table

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Developing colour-changing technologies

Lauren Bowker and Louise Anderson of The Unseen explain how they’re fusing materials chemistry and art

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Results of the 2019 Pay and Reward Survey

Salaries have increased in line with inflation, and while the gender pay gap persists, it is at its lowest-ever level

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When was it best to be a chemist?

How chemists’ pay has changed over the past 100 years