Vol 44, No 3. Selected articles and reviews available online to all. Full issue available online to subscribers.
QCA is offering a less prescriptive curriculum at KS3 that could be tuned by teachers to meet the needs of all students. What does this new found freedom mean for science teachers?...
Findings of a US National Research Council report suggest a problem of a sustainable supply of chemistry BScs will affect the future of US chemistry research
More good news for the provision of chemistry in HE as the University of Lincoln announces that it will introduce a chemistry degree course in 2008
A team of students from the Blue Coat School, Liverpool, wins the final of the RSC's Top of the Bench national schools' competition
Science minister Malcolm Wicks and members of the Science and Technology Select Committee discuss science issues with young scientists at the RSC's Voice of the Future event
Members (and non-member school teachers) can apply for grants of up to £2000 from the 2008 RSC Research Fund to support research or chemical education research.
Items: Various short items
Simon Cotton, teacher at Uppingham School, takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives. In this issue: sinigrin
In this column John Emsley, University of Cambridge, looks at the chemistry behind familiar, everyday products. In this issue: teeth whiteners
John Mann, Queen's University Belfast, takes a look at drugs on the market. In this issue: biological implications of acetylation
Tony Tooth takes a look at some websites that may be of interest to chemistry teachers. In this issue: the Chemical thesaurus, historical documents and ideas for chemistry clubs
From David Tudela
Demonstrations designed to capture the student's imagination, by Colin Baker of Bedford School. In this issue: decomposing hydrogen peroxide
Selecting the right chemistry course and the right institution are paramount in a prospective chemist's life
Prodrugs - selective chemical agents - are beginning to show potential as a cure for skin cancer
Although Fritz Haber's name is now attached to the process for the synthesis of ammonia from its constituent elements by using high pressure, who was responsible for this reaction?...
Triazole synthesis provides an excellent example of a reaction that has the potential to illustrate principles of green chemistry to undergraduates
Organic chemists have developed myriad agents to kill pests
Jack Challoner and John Perry
J. R. Hanson
Gabriele Froböse and Rolf Froböse
Rob Lewis and Wynne Evans