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    Talking technology

    6 November 2013

    Award-winning chemistry lecturer Michael Seery shares his experiences combining technology and the classroom

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    Access all areas

    6 November 2013

    How do aspiring chemists with disabilities fare at university, and where can they get support? Helen Carmichael talks to staff and students at one university to find out

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    Deadly mushroom chemistry

    2 September 2013

    Can you tell the difference between a tasty paddy straw mushroom and a toxic death cap? Emma Shiells talks to the experts about the potentially deadly chemistry hidden in those gills

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    Flipping lectures and inverting classrooms

    2 September 2013

    Simon Lancaster and David Read examine the current phenomenon that empowers students to take control of their own learning

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    Radical changes in our atmosphere

    2 September 2013

    Dudley Shallcross and Tim Harrison explain how a breakthrough has allowed us to study Criegee biradicals, and what this could mean for atmospheric science

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    The science of sorting

    2 September 2013

    Many of the UK's local authorities collect recyclable waste mixed together in the same bin. Mike Tingle discovers how differences in chemical and physical properties are used to separate a wide variety of materials

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    From molecules to medicines

    1 July 2013

    Turning an active drug molecule into a finished product requires as much chemistry as developing the drug in the first place, as Phillip Broadwith discovers.

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    How much horse meat?

    1 July 2013

    It's a simple enough question, but the media, the public and even government officials are having trouble understanding just how much horse meat is in some processed food. Ian Farrell makes sense of the confusion

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    Set a fungus to catch a fungus

    1 July 2013

    Ian Le Guillou finds out how the success of the synthetic organic fungicide azoxystrobin showcases the importance of organic chemistry to global food production

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    Thinking out of the box - skills for work

    1 July 2013

    Elizabeth Page explains how a problem-based learning approach to chemistry module design helps students develop the skills they need for employment