Vol 49, No 4. Selected articles and reviews available online to all. Full issue available online to subscribers.
15 June 2012
A summer of science education
12 June 2012
Winners in four categories of the 2012 RSC Education Awards who have made outstanding and innovative contributions to chemical education have been announced
31 May 2012
A series of reports have questioned whether A-level education adequately prepares students to study the sciences at university
04 April 2012
Five students from Cumberland School in East London have been named the UK winners of an international science competition
18 April 2012
A team from The Grammar School at Leeds have won an RSC competition for chemistry students
30 April 2012
Schools are invited to apply for funding of up to £1000 to support initiatives that enrich and enhance the teaching and learning experience for chemistry students
04 May 2012
A team from Notre Dame Senior school have won the London Schools Chemistry Challenge
21 May 2012
The RSC has launched a new set of physical chemistry resources which help students to explore the chemistry of plant life and soil science
The RSC has launched a new video which explores the career possibilities for scientists in the world of sport and shows the science behind biosensors
26 April 2012
Sign up now for the combined Variety in Chemistry Education and Physics Higher Education conferences in Edinburgh this August
08 May 2012
Ofqual has announced a review of controlled assessment in GCSE qualifications, on a subject by subject basis
Simon Cotton looks at compounds in the news or relating to our everyday lives
In this issue: toxic amino acids
Bloodhound's OER and a 'truly credible' mechanisms tutorial site
July 2012. Teach for real world thinking, technicians as lab demonstrators, #asechat and our social media survey winners
We can't live with it and we can't live without it
Field's metal - a fusible alloy
The capability to produce high quality video is now literally in the palm of your hand. Find out how video can be used to enhance your teaching and support your students' learning....
Pottery vessels have been made for around 18,000 years. But how does clay extracted from the earth become a colourful pot, and what's the chemistry behind the process?
The Lasers for Science Facility in Harwell, UK, lets chemists see and manipulate chemical and biological systems. This research has a direct impact on our everyday lives.
Sodium chloride for chemical and food uses is obtained by solution mining. Huge caverns left behind in the rock salt make convenient out-of-sight gas holders.
Recent chemical science research - graphene capsules, homogeneous catalyst recovery, fingerprints and green bacon
Books and resources for school, university and general interest
'...in an increasingly collaborative and connected world, should we not be doing more to develop students as creators as well as consumers of knowledge?'
In this month's student magazine: Stamping down on soggy shoes