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    West side stories

    2014-07-28T00:00:00Z

    A stint in a US chemistry lab is a rite of passage for many academics. Sarah Houlton talks to the chemists who went to the labs of opportunity

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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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    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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    The never-ending story

    2013-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Keeping up with the literature is impossible, says Derek Lowe.

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    Beginner's guide to book writing

    2013-07-10T00:00:00Z

    Thinking about writing a book? Before taking the plunge, heed the advice of those who’ve done it all before. Hayley Birch talks to the experts

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    Climbing the ladder

    2013-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Simon Perks gets some tips to help early career chemists survive in academia

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    Laboratory safety goes digital

    2013-06-04T00:00:00Z

    Online video resources aim to bring industry culture to academic labs

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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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    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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    Any volunteers?

    2012-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Volunteering is a great way to broaden your skills and experience, says Charlotte Ashley-Roberts

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    Going solo

    2012-08-07T00:00:00Z

    Simon Perks finds out how a corporate restructure turned five industrial chemists into start-up entrepreneurs

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    Use your body

    2012-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Joining a professional body has a range of career benefits from training to networking and sharing expertise explains Charlotte Ashley-Roberts

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    Mixing business with chemistry

    2012-04-30T00:00:00Z

    Hayley Birch finds out why investing in graduate development is so essential to Afton Chemical’s success

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    A gap in the market

    2012-04-27T00:00:00Z

    With a little luck and a lot of hard work, young entrepreneurs can turn ideas into careers. Emma Davies meets some graduates who are setting out and starting up

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    The future of medicine

    2012-03-01T00:00:00Z

    A medicinal chemistry course that’s giving students a real taste of pharma - failure, frustration and all