Inspiring lives – Page 5

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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

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    Different strokes

    2013-08-16T00:00:00Z

    Carlos Gutierrez tells Yfke Hager why he’s devoted to supporting minorities entering science

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    Building batteries that breathe

    2013-07-24T00:00:00Z

    Long before energy storage materials were in vogue, Peter Bruce saw their potential, as Emma Davies finds out

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    Going with the flow chemistry

    2013-06-21T00:00:00Z

    Elizabeth Farrant climbed to the top in big pharma, but now she’s working at a smaller scale, as Sarah Houlton finds out

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    Reality microscopy

    2013-05-30T00:00:00Z

    Pratibha Gai talks to James Mitchell Crow about her life’s work, watching the secret life of atoms

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    Starting out in academia

    2013-04-10T00:00:00Z

    Serena Corr talks to Manisha Lalloo about her life as a young academic

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    Chemdoodler draws on chemistry

    2013-03-06T00:00:00Z

    Kevin Theisen’s software is used by scientists all over the world. Sarah Houlton learns why he moved from the chemistry programme to chemistry programmer

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    Toxicologist with pesticides on the brain

    2013-02-13T00:00:00Z

    Vanessa Fitsanakis’ career in toxicology goes all the way back to the farm where she grew up. Helen Carmichael traces her journey from agriculture to academia

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    Cleaning up

    2013-01-18T00:00:00Z

    From washing clothes to saving lives, the products of Phil Souter’s watery work can be found across the globe, as Helen Carmichael finds out

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    You're hired

    2013-01-04T00:00:00Z

    Alan Sugar’s latest apprentice is setting up a recruitment agency specialising in sectors that make a difference. Emma Davies finds out more

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    Of castes and chemistry

    2012-12-12T00:00:00Z

    From southern India to Northern Ireland, Geetha Srinivasan has been applying her research to solving real world problems, as Sarah Houlton finds out

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    Allow me to demonstrate

    2012-12-05T00:00:00Z

    As Peter Wothers gets ready to deliver this year’s Royal Institution Christmas lectures, Sarah Houlton finds out he’s had a lifetime of preparation

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    Pied Piper of chemistry

    2012-10-23T00:00:00Z

    Andrea Sella is blowing the trumpet for chemistry, charming children and adults alike, as Nina Notman finds out

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    Tastefully done

    2012-09-12T00:00:00Z

    Russell Keast’s early years as a chef gave him an appetite for science that took him out of the kitchen and into the lab, he tells James Mitchell Crow