Vol 49, No 3. Selected articles and reviews available online to all. Full issue available online to subscribers.
01 May 2012
Excellence in chemistry teaching
27 February 2012
The Science Council has launched the RSciTech and RSci registers to help recognise high standards of professionalism at all levels of science
29 February 2012
A school in Hounslow has broken the record for the world's largest chemistry lesson
23 March 2012
GlaxoSmithKline has announced the launch of a new multi-disciplinary apprenticeship scheme for 16-24 year olds
29 March 2012
The RSC has launched a new website to raise awareness of the range and depth of chemical science applications in all aspects of sport
30 March 2012
SCORE has embarked on a project to look at the level of resources provided in schools for teaching practical science
14 March 2012
Two new Regional Coordinators have joined the RSC, to support and promote education activities in Ireland and Scotland
19 March 2012
The Education Minister for Northern Ireland has decided not to follow England in moving to linear-only assessment for GCSEs.
26 March 2012
The Scottish government has welcomed a report which calls for an increase to the number of hours of CPD that STEM teachers are required to complete each year
08 March 2012
The role of women in chemistry finally parallels that of men, according to the Royal Society of Chemistry's first ever female President.
02 April 2012
Stephen Ashworth has recently returned from taking chemistry, including the award winning workshop Kitchen Chemistry, to schools and learners in South Africa
21 March 2012
The Nuffield Re:act online help service for chemistry students has found a new home, and a new name, at the RSC
12 March 2012
O2 Learn is inviting teachers to upload videos of their best revision lessons to win a prize of up to £45 000
13 April 2012
Take part in our social media survey for chemistry teachers and you could win a £25 Amazon voucher
11 April 2012
EiC has received its 500th follower on Twitter
Simon Cotton looks at compounds in the news or relating to our everyday lives.
In this issue: strychnine
Josh Howgego looks at some websites that may be of interest to chemistry teachers. In this issue: The Pulse Project and Talk Science
May 2012 - discussions from the magazine, website and social media. Teacher training and tasting sweets
When the Earth moves so does the price of vanadium
Demonstrations to capture the student's imagination, by Declan Fleming of Pate's Grammar School, Cheltenham. In this issue: Going for Gold!
In 2014 a small team from the UK will dispatch a car to Africa with the aim of it speeding across the desert at 1000 mph. We find out how chemistry powers the car to success
Microscale techniques are unlikely to replace our traditional approach to chemistry education, but they do provide an extra dimension to our teaching strategies
Why are strawberries so irresistible? Do the strawberries you pick in the wild really taste nicer than shop-bought ones?
A look at recent chemical science research from Chemistry World
David Read looks at recent chemical education research
Books and resources for school, university and general interest
"...the time is ripe that we take a closer look at our technicians and their individual skills, qualities and attributes..."
In this month's student magazine: Don't be a dope!