Inspiring lives – Page 6

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    Profile: To ECHA his own

    2012-02-24T08:22:07Z

    The EU's Reach regulation involves a huge data gathering operation and Kaihsu Tai is working right at its heart. Manisha Lalloo finds out how he got there

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    Profile: The drugs detective

    2012-01-27T10:33:32Z

    Rian Charles tells Hayley Birch that getting a job as a forensic scientist takes conviction

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    Profile: Atomospheric research

    2011-07-28T15:30:40Z

    Ally Lewis could probably take apart a gas chromatograph with his eyes closed in the jungle or on a glacier, writes Emma Davies

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    Profile: Polymer chemist delivers the goods

    2011-06-30T11:21:04Z

    A career in drug delivery finds polymer chemist Jeff Hrkach working with chemists, biologists, engineers and, ultimately, investors, writes Sarah Houlton

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    Profile: Chemists on a contract

    2011-05-31T15:07:19Z

    Emma Blaney joins a growing number of chemists leaving big pharma for careers in contract research organisations (CROs), reports Sarah Houlton

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    Profile: Career development of a development chemist

    2011-04-28T09:33:12Z

    Daniel Bayston enjoys a varied career in pre-clinical drug development, writes Bea Perks

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    Profile: The biofuel bug

    2011-03-30T09:38:29Z

    James Liao was one of the first to mix biology and engineering and he continues to break new ground in his quest for cleaner, greener biofuels, as Yfke Hager finds out

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    Profile: Diversity, variety and collaboration

    2011-02-24T11:22:44Z

    Typecasting has never been a problem for Sally Gras, whose interests have ranged from fluid mechanics and protein misfolding to cheese making, discovers James Mitchell Crow

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    Profile: Consider the evidence

    2011-01-31T10:03:00Z

    Forensic analyst Raychelle Burks explains that real-life forensic scientists have rather more paperwork on TV. Bea Perks is relieved to find they don't carry guns, either

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    Profile: Teach the teachers

    2011-01-05T10:04:50Z

    Teaching is in Jane Essex's blood. After years teaching in schools, she is now inspiring the next generation of chemistry teachers - and loving it, as she tells Emma Davies

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    Profile: Keep your options open

    2010-10-28T11:22:09Z

    Justin Gooding balances his own drive to succeed with the desire to nurture his team, while working to develop new and better biosensors, writes Karen Harries-Rees

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    Profile: Sustainable chemist

    2010-08-27T13:59:39Z

    Matthew Davidson, professor of sustainable chemical technologies, talks to Sarah Houlton about the University of Bath's new Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies

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    Profile: Nurturing industrial collaboration

    2010-07-30T08:49:33Z

    Organic chemist Joe Sweeney is developing a collaborative network with industry that looks set to provide a new model for knowledge and innovation exchange, says Sarah Houlton

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    Profile: Transatlantic chemist

    2010-06-25T12:02:22Z

    British chemist Steve Woodhead's career in fragment-based drug discovery has taken him on a fast-paced 6000 mile trip from the UK to the US, reports Yfke Hager

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    Profile: The chemistry of biological systems

    2010-05-27T09:53:28Z

    From work on cancer vaccines to the hunt for TB drugs, Richard Payne's life as a medicinal chemist is far from dull, reports Yfke Hager

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    Profile: A bright career

    2010-04-28T10:03:25Z

    Stephen Batchelor really can help you achieve a 'whiter wash'. With over 70 patents, he is one of Unilever's top inventors. Manisha Lalloo discovers what inspires him

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    Profile: A different plane

    2010-02-26T12:00:28Z

    Glenn Micalizio intended to follow a pharma career but was drawn into academia - with great results, reports Yfke Hager

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    Profile: Chemistry in a canoe

    2010-01-28T14:41:08Z

    Vancouver-based chemist Jennifer Love spends her free time kayaking, which helps open her mind to new research ideas, writes Karen Harries-Rees

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    Profile: Bridging the gap

    2010-01-06T12:14:22Z

    Entrepreneurial drive led Christopher Pike to success in the world of intellectual property. Helen Carmichael reports

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    Profile: The perfect process

    2009-11-26T11:59:25Z

    Nicola Razzell left a career in banking to work for the pharmaceutical industry and has never looked back, as she tells Helen Carmichael