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Three sure-fire revision methods

Tackle the revision bogeyman

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How to help disadvantaged students learn

Improve outcomes for underprivileged learners

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How to collaborate effectively

Advice from an established network

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Dealing with stress

Knowing the signs – and what to say

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Brexit means Brexit


Can we know what it will mean for education?

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Chemists branch out into dressmaking

When high fashion starts in the lab

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How onions make you cry

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A molecule with two very different use: it’s in pH indicators and – laxatives

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Apple plus helium equals trouble

Why Apple devices and helium don’t mix

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Nobel prize awarded for evolving green chemistry catalysts

New enzymes work as ‘greener’ catalysts in chemical industry

  • How to make lab work safe

  • Chemical formulas and equations

  • Monitoring reactions

  • Separation techniques

  • Acids, bases and salts

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Lighting up oxygen

Excite your students with chemiluminescence


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January 2019
Monitoring reactions, developing scientific language and hacking nature.

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