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    Training in European policy

    2015-10-01T00:00:00Z

    The agencies of the EU and European Commission over a range of traineeships, many of which are suited to chemists. Emma Davies reports

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    Is age the next diversity challenge?

    2015-05-20T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Byrne investigates whether age discrimination could be unfairly holding back some researchers

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    Mind the gap

    2015-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Laura Woodward considers the options for those looking for work after significant time away

  • Opinion

    Empowering employee ideas

    2015-04-28T00:00:00Z

    The dusty comment box in the canteen needs an overhaul

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    The changing face of the PhD

    2015-04-15T00:00:00Z

    Universities in the UK are exploring the European approach of building a thesis from published papers, finds Nina Notman

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    The mothers of invention

    2015-02-24T00:00:00Z

    Nina Notman profiles four researchers successfully balancing an academic career with family life

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    A new ERA for European science?

    2015-01-26T00:00:00Z

    The European Research Area has made scientists more mobile, but the picture isn’t entirely rosy, finds Andy Extance

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    A bad business

    2014-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Targets and assessments can boost productivity at universities – but only if they do not stifle creativity and alienate the academic workforce, says Mark Peplow

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    'No sexuality please, we're scientists'

    2014-04-01T00:00:00Z

    David Smith wonders why gay scientists seem to stay unseen, and asks does it matter?

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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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    Non-profit pharma

    2013-09-24T00:00:00Z

    Not-for-profit drug discovery is growing into a promising niche employment opportunity within the pharmaceutical industry. James Mitchell Crow investigates

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    High unemployment in Europe drives brain drain

    2013-09-05T00:00:00Z

    Andy Extance finds out how economic woes in southern European countries’ are affecting young chemists

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    Lab’s labourers lost?

    2013-07-02T00:00:00Z

    How long should scientists stay at the bench, asks Derek Lowe. How long is a piece of string?

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    Formulation and function

    2013-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Working between the R&D lab and the supermarket shelf, formulation chemists turn prospects into products. Yfke Hager takes a look at their work

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    Support from rent-a-lab

    2013-05-24T00:00:00Z

    As startups flourish and outsourcing increases, Labstract is stepping in to provide space, expertise and training for the new model of R&D, as Yfke Hager learns

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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

  • News

    US urged to rethink chemistry graduate education

    2012-12-14T00:00:00Z

    American Chemical Society report highlights systemic problems like a possible glut of chemistry PhDs and a need to bolster academic lab safety

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    Succouring success

    2012-07-05T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Houlton reports on BioCity Nottingham, a start-up incubator helping fledgling companies find their feet

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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