Vol 45, No 2. Selected articles, reviews and InfoChem available online to all. Full issue available online to subscribers.
Mike Tomlinson explains why he thinks the UK needs a science Diploma
Will the recent introduction of the 'REACH regulations' deal another blow to the teaching of practical chemistry?
In January science teachers and students at Parkview Community School, Chester-le-Street were the first to unpack Spectroscopy in a Suitcase. What did they find?
Government proposes new independent regulator of qualifications and tests in England to take over the regulatory role of the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA)
Higher Education Funding Council for England confirms that from this year it will reduce the funding institutions receive for graduates returning to study in HE by £100 million by ...
Bill Bryson Science Prize
UK school and college students aged 5-18 are invited to take part in the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Bill Bryson Prize for science communication
Higher Education Academy Physical Sciences Centre invites chemistry lecturers and their undergraduates to contribute to its review of the student learning experience in chemistry
Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) invites UK chemistry undergraduates to apply for funding to allow them to do research at their university this summer
Items: Various short items
Peter Childs, University of Limerick, investigates words in chemistry. In this issue: hygrometer or hydrometer?
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: extreme organic chemist...
John Mann, Queen's University Belfast, takes a look at drugs on the market. In this issue: anti-obesity drugs
Tony Tooth, chemistry teacher at The King's School in Ely, takes a look at some websites that may be of interest to chemistry teachers. In this issue: fun demonstrations and more
Education in Chemistry Letters, March 2008
Demonstrations designed to capture the student's imagination, by Adrian Guy of Blundell's School. In this issue: copper sulfide
John Emsley, University of Cambridge, takes you on a tour of the periodic table. In this issue: Wear it sparkling on your finger, zirconium is also key to nuclear energy
Can urine test offer insight into George III's insanity?
Chemical reactions to power a host of different cells and batteries
The recent development of low cost, user-friendly scanning tunnelling microscopes has brought nanoscience experiments into undergraduate laboratories
Students who want to work as analytical chemists in industry need to be introduced to the basic regulatory requirements of 'good laboratory practice'
Nigel English (ed)