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Irish Leaving Cert results

Today pupils across Ireland are finding out how they performed in their Leaving Certificate exams. We take a look at this year’s results.

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When it doesn't go to plan

Merryn Hobbs, a Research and Development Technologist for the global polymer group Trelleborg, didn’t quite get the A-level grades she needed to go to her chosen university. She spoke to us about her chemistry journey, and why she believes things don’t always have to go to plan to have a happy ending.

Science and culture at Bluedot

Education coordinator Katayune Presland recruited 10 members of the Royal Society of Chemistry to help carry out outreach activities at the Bluedot Festival, held on 20–22 July.

Searching for clues to the origins of life

ChemSci Pick of the Week – How did life evolve? How did simple elements and compounds transform into living, breathing organisms? It’s a question that John Sutherland and his team at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology are trying to answer, by delving into the field of research known as prebiotic chemistry.

Exam results day in Scotland

Today pupils across Scotland are finding out how they performed in their Nationals, Highers, and Advanced Highers. We take a look at this year’s results.

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