Voices in chemistry

Chemistry World and Notch Communications welcome you to our fifth special collection of content showcasing voices in chemistry. We bring together people from a variety of backgrounds that are driving innovation, challenging cultures, disrupting stereotypes and communicating science to inspire current and future generations.

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PerkinElmer's Ian Robertson beach sampling microplastics

Microplastics – A chance discovery leads to a research passion

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Tiny plastics are polluting our waterways, foods and drinks. To understand and combat this contaminant, we need to leverage technologies capable of detecting their presence and understanding their makeup

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Multidisciplinary science kick starts innovation

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Nanoform scientists discuss how their diverse personalities and scientific backgrounds foster innovation, helping them tackle problems from different angles, and design better processes

In case you missed them, check out our collections on detectives, innovators, sustainability and health technology

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Cinnamaldehyde

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How did a tree bark from Sri Lanka become one of the essential flavours of the festive season?

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Sought-after chemist turns down job over tenure case

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UNC Chapel Hill chemistry faculty warn that the university’s failure to hire renowned black journalist with tenure has ‘dire’ recruitment repercussions

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Plans to leave academia can add value to research

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Incorporating your interests can introduce new directions to your projects

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Uncovering new transformations by using electricity as a reagent

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Song Lin explains the power of electrochemistry and how he fosters an inclusive environment for his research group