Vol 44, No 5. Selected articles and reviews available online to all. Full issue available online to subscribers.
Where does the UK MChem/MSci degree sit in the European Higher Education Area?
Michael Hayward of Birkenhead School, Oxton, Wirral and the University of Leicester's Dr Jonny Woodward receive RSC teaching awards
Non-specialist chemistry teachers benefit from tailored Inset course thanks to the RSC and GlaxoSmithKline
The world's first hydrogen-powered Formula Student racing car will be one of the attractions of this year's Chemistry Week national tour
Since its launch in September 2006 some 1200 UK students have joined ChemNet
UK students medal at the finals of the 39th International Chemistry Olympiad competition, held at Moscow State University in Russia in July
A new initiative, launching in 2008 as part of the International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE), will offer science teachers fresh ideas on teaching about Earth science
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: no laughing matter
Peter Borrows brings us another excursion into local chemistry. In this issue: concrete stalactites
In this column John Emsley, University of Cambridge, looks at the chemistry behind familiar, everyday products. In this issue: air fresheners
Tony Tooth takes a look at some websites that may be of interest to chemistry teachers. In this issue: databases of resources and information to use in chemistry lessons.
Education in Chemistry Letters, September 2007
Demonstrations designed to capture the student's imagination, by Adrian Guy of Blundell's School In this issue: silane, an analogue of methane
The past 10 years have witnessed myriad R&D programmes in nanotechnology around the world
In the latter half of the 19th century chemists started to investigate the properties of cocaine. Elucidation of its molecular structure followed some 30 years later
Chemists from the Universities of Loughborough and Bristol have teamed up to take a research-based project into local schools
By designing and building their own visible-light spectrophotometers, students get to grips with the underlying principles of this widely used analytical tool