A new vision for science education in Australia

12 September 2014  News

Australia’s chief scientist has announced his plan for the future of science education in the country


Overcoming barriers in bonding

10 September 2014 Education

A 3D atomic orbital

Caution advised over octet rule

Creative chemistry

5 September 2014 Education

Assessment to help link concepts

Do you know an inspiring teacher?

3 September 2014 News

Nominate them for an RSC education award

A real red alert for explosives  

Sensory polymer could be used for smart fibres

Ants mix up ionic liquid  

An ionic liquid has been found in nature for the first time

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Supporting diversity and encouraging inclusion

10 September 2014 Feature

A globe of faces

Positive role models are key to attracting a more diverse section of society to the chemical sciences. Nina Notman reports

Getting down to business  

Including commercial awareness in undergraduate chemistry courses calls for an interactive...

The challenge of turning industrial chemistry green  Premium content

Green chemistry is a maturing discipline. But the subject still holds big challenges that ...

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A chance to reflect

Bringing together ideas from education research and teaching practice

Michael Seery


Training, assessment and innovation

Discussions from the magazine, website and social media


Trainee teachers need scholarship

The current government policy on teacher training is flawed, says Keith Taber

Keith S Taber