Vol 48, No 3. Selected articles and reviews available online to all. Full issue available online to subscribers.
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Education in Chemistry welcomes Karen Ogilvie as its new editor
More than 100 children from a range of schools across South London attended the launch of Scientists in Sport at King's College London
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has outlined new plans to encourage talented students graduating from UK universities
Around 29,000 people flocked to the Big Bang at London's ICC ExCeL Centre
Syngenta has launched a free interactive chemistry resource
Meet the Universities (MTU) will be held at Salters' Hall in London on Saturday 2 July 2011
Items: Various short news items
Peter Childs, University of Limerick, investigates words in chemistry. In this issue: how many reds?
Simon Cotton looks at compounds in the news or relating to our everyday lives. In this issue: xenon dioxide
Tony Tooth looks at some websites that may be of interest to chemistry teachers. In this issue: demonstration videos and the human touch
Education in Chemistry Letters May 2011.
John Emsley, University of Cambridge, takes you on a tour of the Periodic Table. In this issue: potassium, needed by nerves, plants, and spaceships
The consumption of absinthe was once banned due to its reputation as a mysterious psychoactive drink. What does it contain? Was it responsible for the death of Van Gogh?
Synchrotron light allows chemists to see within structures and individual atoms, without disrupting samples
Forensic science is depicted in several television programmes as a near-perfect means of solving major crimes. In real life, forensics may sometimes point to guilt, but in the end ...
A masterclass in teaching the topic of bonding, basing chemical explanation on physical forces
Maths for chemists
Tips for teaching maths skills to our future chemists, by Paul Yates In this issue: Trigonometry in chemistry
Scientists in the US say they have produced a 100 W 'artificial leaf' that uses sunlight to split water into hydrogen and oxygen
Spent coffee grounds have been turned into biodiesel by researchers from Portugal and Spain
The performance of students in the PISA
Students who carry out practical investigations are likely to be familiar with a few key principles
A small scale study into the effectiveness of mentoring in improving chemistry students' academic performance, was carried out by Jane Essex
Tina Overton, Stuart Johnson and Jon Scott
Neal Glasgow and Michele Cheyne
Robert H Hill and David C Finster