In this special podcast, Dr Bhavik Patel recounts his own experience of #Clearing at the University of Brighton and gives first-hand insight into the process.
She was elected to the Education Division Council of the RSC by the body’s existing members.
The division “promotes the study and dissemination of knowledge of chemical education at all levels”. It organises regional activities and projects based around addressing the needs of teachers.
Professor Ostler is already a Fellow of the RSC and a Chartered Chemist.
She said: “I am delighted to be selected by our members to work with the other Council members on shaping the future of Chemical Education.”
Blaise Geoghegan tells us how his passion for chemistry has taken him from undergraduate studies to PhD research.
Final year students from across our Geography, Geology, Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineering, and Chemistry courses took a trip to the beach this week to collect grab samples of bathing water from seven sites between Brighton Palace Pier and Brighton Marina.
The trip was part of a water and health module and was to look at how water quality varies.
The samples were taken back to our Category 2 microbiology lab for analyses which involved the students filtering the samples for different groups of faecal indicator bacteria originating from different source such as wild birds, dogs and humans.
The concentration of these microorganisms gives us an indication of the likely level of risk to water users. The students will collect additional samples and to analyse over the next two weeks so they can see how water quality changes from week to week as well as from site to site.
We caught up with Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences student Hayder, who has just returned to university following a placement year at local pharmaceutics company Custom Pharmaceuticals Ltd. We chatted to him about life as a student at Brighton, his placement experience and what his plans are for this year and beyond.
Many universities offered chemistry however when it came to a more specific course such as pharmaceutical sciences the options became more limited. When I first visited the university, it left a good impression on me with it being so career focused I had to choose it. As well as the city being so vibrant and pleasant to live in. Read More
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