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Licence to drill

21 June 2016 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Catriona Gebbie talks to Nina Notman about life as the only analytical chemist on board a North Sea oil production platform

Catalysing a career

14 April 2016 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Chris Chapman finds out how international travel and awards have put main group chemist Rebecca Melen on the fast track to academic success

Here be dragons

22 February 2016 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Science party entrepreneur Marc Wileman tells Emma Davies how his passion for education won his company investment on the BBC’s Dragons’ den

Rub of the green

3 February 2016 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Rachel Brazil discovers how a chance phonecall took Paul Johnston from being a concerned researcher to Greenpeace’s principal scientist

Bringing home the Bacon

7 January 2016 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Neil Garg plans to transform how students around the world think about organic chemistry – with Bacon. Nina Notman explains

Perfectly in tune

26 November 2015 Jobs Profile (Personal)

May Turner tells Phillip Broadwith how she balances topping the music charts with developing the latest generation of engine oils

Woolly thinking

30 October 2015 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Combining chemistry with a passion for textiles has taken Fern Kelly on an unusual career journey spanning the globe. Rachel Brazil investigates

The space junky

Sending her experimental polymers into space was a career high for Lenore Rasmussen. But space is just one part of the story, Nina Notman finds

The kitchen chemist

10 June 2015 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Nina Notman finds nothing half-baked about the chemistry demonstrations that Stephen Ashworth whips up

The nano advocate

Steffi Friedrichs tells Emma Davies how an open-minded attitude led to her becoming director general of the Nanotechnology Industries Association

From lab tech to mass spec

2 April 2015 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Carol Robinson left school at 16 with no science qualifications but found her way to the top

Kazakh chemistry

11 March 2015 Jobs Profile (Personal)

On paper, a move to Kazakhstan was going to be liberating for Raymond Whitby, but the reality is a new set of challenges, as Emma Davies discovers

Strictly spectroscopy

27 January 2015 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Emma Davies chats to the creator of an interactive artwork that lets people get on down with some chemical choreography

Picturing the past with mass spec

6 January 2015 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Angela Lamb talks to Nina Notman about mastering isotope analysis to reconstruct ancient climates and cultures

Building a city of knowledge

29 October 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Fernando Albericio left a comfortable position in Spain to help found Ecuador’s newest university. Michele Catanzaro finds out why

Thinking outside the blocks

17 September 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Ellen Kooijman talks to Yfke Hager about research, rocks and building bricks

Ice cold chemist

21 August 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Eric Wolff constructs the chemistry of ancient climate from Antarctic ice cores. Nina Notman reports

To detect and defend

23 July 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Rebecca Hopkins tells Philip Robinson about her life and work as a scientist in the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

Art imitating life

19 June 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Briony Marshall’s sculptures find form in her biochemical background, she tells Manisha Lalloo

Thinking small

29 April 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Developing tiny catalysts for miniature devices in a compact company, Daniele Leonarduzzi tells Manisha Lalloo why small is beautiful

Changing phases

15 April 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

John Goodby has discovered new forms of matter and invented new materials. Helen Carmichael speaks to him about his career

Chasing the sun

19 March 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

It took some time, and a lot of jobs, but Matt Carnie eventually found a role he loves in materials research. Manisha Lalloo asks for his career analysis

The asymmetry problem

5 February 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Reiko Kuroda has been tackling asymmetry her whole life, from molecular chirality to gender inequality, she tells James Mitchell Crow

A career in careers

15 January 2014 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Finding a job took an unexpected turn when Victoria Walker discovered a talent for getting jobs for others. Helen Carmichael reports

The pain killer

13 November 2013 Jobs Profile (Personal)

Life is pretty painless working in Reckitt Benckiser's Nurofen team, Sarah Houlton learns