September 2008


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Sunday Telegraph highlights RSC views on exam standards

29 September 2008

Richard Pike speaks of slipping standards in a Sunday Telegraph piece



Bacteria

Captain Birdseye's robotic nose

29 September 2008

The Journal of Environmental Monitoring reports a new method to detect bacteria that produce the distasteful smell of rotting fish



The Scottish flag

31 Scottish industry PhD studentships in chemistry

26 September 2008

Universities invest in research to boost the chemicals industry in Scotland



Boy surfing using the solar reactor boogie-board

Hawaiian scientists surf on a test-tube

22 September 2008

Chemists have traded their white coats for swim shorts at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu



Large Hadron Collider at CERN

Halo should be new name for collider, says public

17 September 2008

After thousands of entries, the RSC picks the winner of its competition to suggest a new name for the LHC



Dr Richard Pike

Chemistry chief slams creationist teaching in science

12 September 2008

"If this really is the view of the Royal Society, where is science leadership in this country?" says Richard Pike



Large Hadron Collider at CERN

Can you think of a better name for the Large Hadron Collider?

11 September 2008

The RSC says the inspiring collider needs an inspiring name - and offers 500 for the best suggestion



Dr Richard Pike

Carbon fails to capture our children's attention

10 September 2008

The UK is dragging its heels in the mission to save mankind, writes the RSC CEO in a letter to the Times