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The effect of mentoring on teacher retention

14 January 2019By

Could mentoring be a good way to retain more chemistry teachers?

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Capturing carbon to help the environment

27 December 2018

Mimicking photosynthesis to reduce carbon dioxide

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Organic chemistry: encouraging problem solving, not goal scoring

14 December 2018By

How less really is more when it comes to learning

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Chop! Chop! Creating useful chemicals from lignin

11 December 2018

Breaking the hardy carbon-carbon bond in wood puts new fuels on the horizon

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Cooking up a storm with fertiliser

4 December 2018

Scientists find a novel way to recycle waste oil – using it as fertiliser

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Retaining knowledge from practicals

27 November 2018By

Research shows how a novel pedagogy aids the retention of learning over time

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FROM THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CHEMISTRY