Inspiring lives – Page 7

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    Profile: Hair today

    2009-10-28T10:10:08Z

    Combining know-how from different businesses helped Procter & Gamble win the 2009 RSC Teamwork in innovation award for the development of hair dye product, Perfect 10

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    Profile: Fabulous food

    2009-10-01T14:07:36Z

    Denise Smith heads the food science department at Ohio State University, US. She is thrilled by the large numbers of students switching to food science, as she tells Yfke Hager

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    Profile: Science in Sydney

    2009-08-25T15:14:23Z

    A PhD with chemical biologist Jack Baldwin launched Peter Rutledge into antibiotics research. His enthusiasm has taken him far, writes Karen Harries-Rees

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    Profile: Life, but not as we know it

    2009-07-28T14:51:24Z

    In Second Life real people live in a virtual world. Joanna Scott has a actual job there, organising scientific events within the online environment, reports Sarah Houlton

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    Profile: Criminal chemistry

    2009-06-29T11:39:29Z

    Helen Bandey faced choosing between a scientific career and the police force. But then she found the perfect job as a scientist at the Home Office, as she tells Yfke Hager

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    Profile: Speaking of science

    2009-05-29T17:15:09Z

    In just a few short years Karen Bultitude has switched from scientific research to become a sought-after science communicator, writes Helen Carmichael

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    Profile: Commercial catalysts

    2009-04-28T08:45:22Z

    Ian Archer has his dream career as a process chemist. As head of process chemistry at Ingenza, he is now getting involved in technology transfer, as he tells Sarah Houlton

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    Profile: Chemical crusader

    2009-03-30T10:05:03Z

    Michael Braungart - an environmentalist, chemist, and businessman - is determined to use science to remove waste from industry, as Ned Stafford finds out

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    Profile: Tomorrow's careers

    2009-02-23T12:29:26Z

    A wealth of skills took Kate Bellingham from a first degree in physics, to careers as a computer programmer, TV presenter, maths teacher, and finally a national champion for careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem), writes Sarah Houlto

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    Profile: The science business

    2009-01-28T08:58:25Z

    US materials scientist Brian Smith got himself an MBA in order to build a business based on his research

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    Profile: Brand loyalty

    2009-01-08T11:23:07Z

    A fascination for conducting polymers coupled with an interest in languages prepared Liz Mallen for a successful career with a global silicones supplier, writes Yfke Hager

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    Profile: Fresh air

    2008-11-27T10:03:42Z

    Gas technologist John Irven never forgets his first scientific influences, writes Yfke Hager

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    Profile: Living chemistry

    2008-10-29T09:46:04Z

    Elizabeth Blackburn knows that chemistry is the key to understanding life, as she tells Ned Stafford

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    Profile: Serial entrepreneur in the making

    2008-09-26T13:05:25Z

    An enthusiasm for 'creating stuff in the lab' coupled with early entrepreneurial promise make these interesting times for recent PhD graduate David Rabuka, writes Emma Davies

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    Profile: Eco warrior

    2008-08-27T11:17:31Z

    Isabelle Cozzarelli uses her knowledge of chemistry to protect and manage water resources. Yfke Hager meets her

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    Profile: Fellowships on the brain

    2008-07-30T13:06:45Z

    A series of fellowships in the UK and Germany have given Birgit Liss scientific independence in her research on the brain's dopamine system, writes Ned Stafford

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    Profile: Safety first

    2008-06-30T11:41:39Z

    Andy Fowler's experience at the bench and in the factory helps chemists keep their work safe, reports Susan Aldridge

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    Profile: Born Chemist

    2008-05-28T10:52:14Z

    An early fascination with chemistry grew into a remarkable research career for Katherine Holt. Yfke Hager meets her