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Chemistry in close-up

23 April 2014 The Insider

Nina Notman talks to IBM’s atomic manipulation group, and the scientists who snapped the first molecular mug shots

China's foreigner investment

26 February 2014 The Insider

As China positions itself as a world-leader in research, western scientists are in demand. Vikki Cantrill talks to the chemists who have emigrated east

By royal appointment

17 January 2014 The Insider

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 brings UK science and industry together through its industrial fellowship scheme. Philip Robinson reports

The science of fiction

4 December 2013 The Insider

Nicola Davis talks to the scientists who lend their expertise to the entertainment industry

Opportunity on the island of innovation

30 October 2013 The Insider

Singapore is tiny, yet it has a vibrant research community. Those considering an eastward move should try this gateway to Asia, Helen Carmichael reports

Mind your own business

24 October 2013 The Insider

Many dream of being their own boss, but few make the choice, and fewer succeed. Yfke Hager gets some entrepreneurial advice from those who’ve made it

Non-profit pharma

24 September 2013 The Insider

Not-for-profit drug discovery is growing into a promising niche employment opportunity within the pharmaceutical industry. James Mitchell Crow investigates

High unemployment in Europe drives brain drain

5 September 2013 The Insider

Andy Extance finds out how economic woes in southern European countries’ are affecting young chemists

Access all areas

29 August 2013 The Insider

How do aspiring chemists with disabilities fare at university, and where can they get support? Helen Carmichael talks to staff and students at one university to find out

Beginner's guide to book writing

10 July 2013 The Insider

Thinking about writing a book? Before taking the plunge, heed the advice of those who’ve done it all before. Hayley Birch talks to the experts

Formulation and function

11 June 2013 The Insider

Working between the R&D lab and the supermarket shelf, formulation chemists turn prospects into products. Yfke Hager takes a look at their work

Admissions advice

15 May 2013 The Insider

With university places at a premium, Emma Stoye gets some tips on standing out and securing a place on the right course

Green means go for careers in chemistry

20 February 2013 The Insider

Yfke Hager takes a look at the growth in green chemistry jobs and talks to the chemists whose research doesn’t cost the Earth

CSIRO: a translation agency

25 January 2013 The Insider

James Mitchell Crow meets the scientists making a difference at Australia’s national science organisation

Tracking tomorrow's talent

18 December 2012 The Insider

Futuretrack has followed thousands of students on their path through university and beyond. Kate Purcell talks Emma Davies through the latest data on careers and job satisfaction

In defence of art

18 October 2012 The Insider

Careers in conservation aren’t just for art historians, discovers Hayley Birch

Write all about it

21 August 2012 The Insider

Chemists with a nose for news and a flair for writing may enjoy life as a science writer, reports Nina Notman

Your route to recruitment

11 July 2012 The Insider

Three recruitment agencies tell Yfke Hager their job hunting tips, and explain how they can lend a helping hand

Athletic analysis

5 July 2012 The Insider

Manisha Lalloo finds out how chemistry helps sportspeople listen to their bodies and perform at their best

Not exactly rocket science

1 June 2012 The Insider

Manisha Lalloo talks to some starry-eyed scientists making a career out of chemistry and the cosmos

First impressions

27 April 2012 The Insider

In today's competitive jobs market, graduates need to get noticed. Simon Perks explains how to make a standout application

Educating scholars

31 March 2012 The Insider

With many universities now opting to employ dedicated teaching staff, Sarah Houlton meets two of them for a lesson in undergraduate chemistry

The insider: Seeds of Change

27 January 2012 The Insider

Yfke Hager takes a look at careers in agricultural chemistry and the scientists who are working to feed the world

The insider: Venturing into business support

28 July 2011 The Insider

Many chemists are ideally suited to careers in venture capital, discovers Sarah Houlton

The insider: Looking after Number One

31 May 2011 The Insider

Steve Huxham, chairman of the Recruitment Society, tells Hayley Birch why it's wise to keep your CV updated before you need a new job