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When should you declare your feelings for a colleague?


The importance of keeping HR informed about workplace romances

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How to write a PhD thesis


Five tips for communicating your research

Shirley Meng

Shirley Meng: 'I think science is as beautiful as art'


The materials science pioneer on her Chinese heritage, experience as a female scientist, and the actual measure of success

Accessible chemistry

Visionary chemistry is making labs accessible to blind students and researchers


Efforts underway in Texas are ushering in a new era of inclusivity with mouth models, lithophanes, robots, talking tools and more

Rahul Ram

Seven musicians who you might not know are chemists


From experimenting in the lab to experimenting with sound

Careers spotlight

Get insight into the chemical scientist’s working day at some of the world's best known companies, plus advice and guidance on how to land the job of your dreams

Emanuel Wallace

Big Manny’s viral science content is making chemistry relatable and accessible

From lab to back garden, this content creator is inspiring young people to continue studying science

Pinkie Ntola

Playing her part in building South Africa’s scientific reputation

Meet Pinkie Ntola, an early-career Black researcher who is passionate about being a credible scientist, an inspiring teacher and a supportive mentor

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Results of the RSC’s 2023 Pay and Reward survey

Financial and mental wellbeing are linked as many chemists feel the effects of the cost-of-living crisis 

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Irish PhD researchers left disappointed as stipend raise is just half of what was hoped for

Independent review recommended increasing stipends to €25,000 but they rose to just €22,000