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

Nanoform team

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

Bundle of dried cinnamon sticks



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

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Women helping other women

The importance of mentoring networks for female scientists


Networks for female chemists are providing the missing mentorship that many hope will help women flourish in chemistry careers

A photo of a of paper cutouts in the shape of a person. A number of blue ones are stood in a circle, next to them, slightly apart, is a single red one.

Two thirds of academics have experienced gender violence

By Maria Burke

But only 13% report it, survey of 42,000 researchers and students across Europe shows

Different paths

Highlighting different routes into science


Why we need a greater variety of educational paths