Long reads – Page 8

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    Admissions advice

    2013-05-15T00:00:00Z

    With university places at a premium, Emma Stoye gets some tips on standing out and securing a place on the right course

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    Looking good on LinkedIn

    2013-04-24T00:00:00Z

    Laura Woodward gives some advice on using your online presence to make connections, attract employers and get the job you want

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    Higher apprenticeships offer degrees of difference

    2013-04-17T00:00:00Z

    Can an apprenticeship offer a genuine alternative to a university degree? James Mitchell Crowe investigates

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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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    Prepare for interview success

    2013-03-20T00:00:00Z

    Getting ready for a job interview will make all the difference, so do your homework first, says Laura Woodward

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    Curiosity's mission to Mars with x-ray vision

    2013-03-13T00:00:00Z

    As Nasa’s Curiosity rover roams the red planet, Nicola Davis talks to the scientists whose laboratory is a million miles away

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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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    Green means go for careers in chemistry

    2013-02-20T00:00:00Z

    Yfke Hager takes a look at the growth in green chemistry jobs and talks to the chemists whose research doesn’t cost the Earth

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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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    Maternity leave and your rights

    2013-02-07T00:00:00Z

    Charlotte Ashley-Roberts covers the employments rights of mums (and dads) to be

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    A sustainable future: green chemistry PhDs

    2013-01-31T00:00:00Z

    Yfke Hager speaks to tomorrow’s chemists being trained in the science of sustainability

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    CSIRO: a translation agency

    2013-01-25T00:00:00Z

    James Mitchell Crow meets the scientists making a difference at Australia’s national science organisation

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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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    Tracking tomorrow's talent

    2012-12-18T00:00:00Z

    Futuretrack has followed thousands of students on their path through university and beyond. Kate Purcell talks Emma Davies through the latest data on careers and job satisfaction

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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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    Compute with confidence

    2012-11-20T00:00:00Z

    Charlotte Ashley Roberts gives some advice on finding a job as a computational chemist and the importance of staying positive

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    An inspired idea

    2012-11-13T00:00:00Z

    Manisha Lalloo looks at a course that’s turning researchers into teachers

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    Nobel signals for new drugs

    2012-11-08T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Houlton talks to a company that’s capitalising on the chemistry of communication