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Faces of Chemistry - Women in Chemistry

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Follow the adventures of eight leading women in chemistry and celebrate the common element that catalysed their journeys: a life-changing, chance-taking, thrill-seeking love of science. Courtesy of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Women in Chemistry series.

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group work, working independently

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TeacherStudent

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14 to Postgraduate
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Uma Chowdhry left her home in India to study chemistry in the United States. But after falling in love with materials science, Chowdhry decided to work in industrial research. She was fascinated by the possibility that her findings might end up in a practical application on the open market.