Inspiring lives – Page 4

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    The Greenpeace scientist

    2016-02-03T00:00:00Z

    Rachel Brazil discovers how a chance phonecall took Paul Johnston from being a concerned researcher to Greenpeace’s principal scientist

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    The online teacher

    2016-01-07T00:00:00Z

    Neil Garg plans to transform how students around the world think about organic chemistry – with Bacon. Nina Notman explains

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    The classical singer

    2015-11-26T00:00:00Z

    May Turner tells Phillip Broadwith how she balances topping the music charts with developing the latest generation of engine oils

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    Ingenuity, relevance and execution

    2015-11-19T00:00:00Z

    Anubhav Saxena from the Indian branch of Momentive Performance Materials gives his perspective on innovation

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    The textiles designer

    2015-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Combining chemistry with a passion for textiles has taken Fern Kelly on an unusual career journey spanning the globe. Rachel Brazil investigates

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    The space junky

    2015-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Sending her experimental polymers into space was a career high for Lenore Rasmussen. But space is just one part of the story, Nina Notman finds

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    The kitchen chemist

    2015-06-10T00:00:00Z

    Nina Notman finds nothing half-baked about the chemistry demonstrations that Stephen Ashworth whips up

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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