Inspiring lives – Page 4

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    The nano advocate

    2015-05-14T00:00:00Z

    Steffi Friedrichs tells Emma Davies how an open-minded attitude led to her becoming director general of the Nanotechnology Industries Association

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    From lab tech to mass spec

    2015-04-02T00:00:00Z

    Carol Robinson left school at 16 with no science qualifications but found her way to the top

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    Strictly spectroscopy

    2015-01-27T00:00:00Z

    Emma Davies chats to the creator of an interactive artwork that lets people get on down with some chemical choreography

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    Picturing the past with mass spec

    2015-01-06T00:00:00Z

    Angela Lamb talks to Nina Notman about mastering isotope analysis to reconstruct ancient climates and cultures

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    Chemistry by the tun

    2014-11-27T00:00:00Z

    Emma Davies talks to the chemists using their science skills to set up stills and brew up beverages

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    Building a city of knowledge

    2014-10-29T00:00:00Z

    Fernando Albericio left a comfortable position in Spain to help found Ecuador’s newest university. Michele Catanzaro finds out why

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    Cupcake chemists

    2014-10-15T00:00:00Z

    Bakery beginners Ann Gardiner and Kerri Elston talk to Yfke Hager about leaving the lab to create chemistry in the kitchen

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    Thinking outside the blocks

    2014-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Ellen Kooijman talks to Yfke Hager about research, rocks and building bricks

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    Ice cold chemist

    2014-08-21T00:00:00Z

    Eric Wolff constructs the chemistry of ancient climate from Antarctic ice cores. Nina Notman reports

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    To detect and defend

    2014-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Rebecca Hopkins tells Philip Robinson about her life and work as a scientist in the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

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    Research

    Aaron Wheeler: Algae-on-a-chip

    2014-07-22T00:00:00Z

    Aaron Wheeler talks to Harriet Brewerton about bringing the energy and microfluidics communities together

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    Art imitating life

    2014-06-19T00:00:00Z

    Briony Marshall’s sculptures find form in her biochemical background, she tells Manisha Lalloo

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    Thinking small

    2014-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Developing tiny catalysts for miniature devices in a compact company, Daniele Leonarduzzi tells Manisha Lalloo why small is beautiful

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    Changing phases

    2014-04-15T00:00:00Z

    John Goodby has discovered new forms of matter and invented new materials. Helen Carmichael speaks to him about his career

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    Chasing the sun

    2014-03-19T00:00:00Z

    It took some time, and a lot of jobs, but Matt Carnie eventually found a role he loves in materials research. Manisha Lalloo asks for his career analysis

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    The asymmetry problem

    2014-02-05T00:00:00Z

    Reiko Kuroda has been tackling asymmetry her whole life, from molecular chirality to gender inequality, she tells James Mitchell Crow

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    A career in careers

    2014-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Finding a job took an unexpected turn when Victoria Walker discovered a talent for getting jobs for others. Helen Carmichael reports

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    The pain killer

    2013-11-13T00:00:00Z

    Life is pretty painless working in Reckitt Benckiser’s Nurofen team, Sarah Houlton learns

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    The plastics surgeon

    2013-11-05T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Houlton takes a ‘Peek’ at the career of polymer chemist Alice Matthews

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    Ice cream inspiration

    2013-10-03T00:00:00Z

    Cesar Vega has united his love of food and science in his career at Mars. But he is also on a mission to teach the science of cooking, as he tells Emma Davies