Long reads – Page 5

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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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    Getting the balance right

    2014-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Julie Franklin explains the advantages of flexible working, and how to make it work for you

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    Masters of their art

    2014-06-25T00:00:00Z

    Nina Notman meets the National Gallery’s team of analysts, putting masterpieces under the microscope and protecting them for posterity

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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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    Masters of all things green

    2014-06-11T00:00:00Z

    The University of York’s green chemistry master’s educates on all angles, from legislation to commercialisation, as Emma Davies finds out

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    Remote possibilities

    2014-06-02T00:00:00Z

    Now you can graduate in drug discovery without ever leaving the house, as Sarah Houlton finds out

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    Analysis without borders

    2014-05-28T00:00:00Z

    Nina Notman looks at a European master’s course that lets students choose where and what to learn

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    Science within Reach

    2014-05-07T00:00:00Z

    Charlotte Ashley-Roberts explains what the Reach regulations could mean for you and your role

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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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    Chemistry in close-up

    2014-04-23T00:00:00Z

    Nina Notman talks to IBM’s atomic manipulation group, and the scientists who snapped the first molecular mug shots

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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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    Should I stay or should I go?

    2014-04-07T00:00:00Z

    Relocating a research group can be a stressful experience. Nina Notman asks academics how they coped with making the move

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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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    China's foreigner investment

    2014-02-26T00:00:00Z

    As China positions itself as a world-leader in research, western scientists are in demand. Vikki Cantrill talks to the chemists who have emigrated east

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    What's in it for SME?

    2014-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Small businesses offer unique opportunities for those who are up to the job, explains Charlotte Ashley Roberts

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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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    Generation next

    2014-01-29T00:00:00Z

    AstraZeneca is investing in the future of drug discovery with its new graduate training scheme in pharma. Manisha Lalloo finds out more

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    By royal appointment

    2014-01-17T00:00:00Z

    The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 brings UK science and industry together through its industrial fellowship scheme. Philip Robinson reports

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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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    A doctrine of doctors

    2014-01-08T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Byrne reports on the new paradigm in producing PhDs, and asks what the future holds for doctoral training in the UK and beyond