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Chemist required for TV demo

SECOND STAR PRODUCTIONS are producing an exciting new magic show and need a chemist to help with one of our tricks. You must be familiar with the IODINE CLOCK REACTION and act as their off camera consultant. You must be available on Wednesday 14th March and one other day before the 14th for a prep/test […]

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A CPD treat for those running workshops

STEM learning have three free online courses via FutureLearn coming up in the next few weeks which will enable you to develop your students’ learning with engaging and effective practical lessons: Teaching practical chemistry: Explore how going beyond ‘recipe following’, teachers can use practical work in chemistry to support the explanation of theory. Discover ‘microscale’ […]

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RSC Funding call

The Royal Society of Chemistry is offering large grants, £2,000 to £10,000, to support public and schools engagement events and activities. The grant scheme, which is open to both members and non-members, is designed to support schools engagement activities that aim to: enrich student’s chemistry education and not solely deliver the curriculum provide students with […]

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Job @ UoBham in Research Comms and Impact

The School of Chemistry is currently advertising for a Research Communications and Impact Officer The officer will manage the School’s relationship with the general public, as one of the key stakeholders of scientific research. The post-holder will work closely with researchers in chemistry to communicate their current research activities externally, making the most of the […]

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Job – RSC regional education coordinator (Midlands)

Applications are invited for the above post in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Warwick. The Education Coordinator will promote, at a regional level, the activities of the Royal Society of Chemistry Education Department and develop strong and effective networks of contacts across the Midlands’ education system and chemistry outreach community. You will […]

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Chemistry World scicomm competition

The RSC’s Chemistry World is hosting a competition to support people getting into scicomm. It’s open to new science communicators (sorry, but no previous paid scicomm experience) aged 16 or over. Full eligibility details are on the web page. The five finalists get their work published in Chemistry World, £250 each and some mentoring before […]

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RSC / #BrumSciComm Special Event!

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the Royal Society of Chemistry and to celebrate many of us will leave the lab, office or library to share our work to intrigue, inspire and connect with the public. But who are the public? What do they think of us and our profession? How do we connect […]

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A Great Opportunity to do Café Scientifique

A great opportunity for anyone at post doctorate level, with a physics, chemistry or engineering based background able to step in on Tuesday 4th October to do a Cafe Scientifique. Café Scientifique meets on the first Tuesday of each month, in the cellar bar of Pure Bar and an invited speaker talks for about 30-40 minutes before […]

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Chemistry Week (19–27 Nov 2016) funding call

The theme is ‘Changing Places’. RSC Grants of up to £750 will be available to support existing local and regional networks to develop and deliver events during Chemistry Week. Applicants are encouraged to interpret the theme in their own way. For example, networks may choose to deliver outreach events in new locations or venues, or to […]

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Chemistry outreach funding

The next deadline for applications to the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Outreach Fund is Friday 29 April. They are currently accepting applications for all three grant levels: Small grants: up to £2000 Medium grants: £2000 to £10,000 Large grants: £10,000 to £25,000 Through the fund they aim to encourage and support the development of projects […]