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This month sees the second blog article from Hassun El-Zafar, our Public Engagement Officer, about the benefits of co-creating public engagement activities. You can read part 1 of the series, know your audience , here . If you’d like to get in touch or share your thoughts with Hassun you can find him on Twitter @HassunElZafar or email at zafarh@rsc.org . ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Apr 1, 2020 11:00 AM BST
Dear colleague, Welcome to the Networks Newsletter, our way to keep our member network committee members and representatives up to date with RSC activities, services and new initiatives. Firstly, we would like to thank all of you for your support and effort during the current crisis, and encourage all of you to please abide by your local guidelines and ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Apr 1, 2020 11:00 AM BST
When you are preparing things for the future, you can set up your finances to protect your family. There are some tips below that will make it easier for you to care for your family, and you can leave them with peace of mind if you pass away suddenly. Consider these options as you work with a lawyer or talk to your spouse about the future. You Need A Will You must ... more...
Posted by Emily Dawson on Success at Life Mar 31, 2020 3:18 PM BST
Metabolomics is helping scientists understand the biological picture through completion. As a result, the study of metabolomics allows for advancements in research into the life sciences. Through a more complete understanding of the human biological picture, scientists can develop biomarkers that show how different external and internal ... more...
Posted by Emily Dawson on Success at Life Mar 15, 2020 2:37 AM GMT
  After spending several years in post-doctoral research and realising this was not the career for me, I was attracted to the Royal Society of Chemistry's Publishing Editor graduate programme as a way of staying close to science while developing my growing interests in written communication. The assessment centre day was very well organised, with ... more...
Posted by Harriet Brewerton on Publishing Editor Blog Mar 3, 2020 12:48 PM GMT
Dear colleague, Welcome to the Networks Newsletter, our way to keep our member network committee members and representatives up to date with RSC activities, services and new initiatives. This month’s Newsletter contains: Upcoming Deadlines Upcoming Events Spotlight: Public engagement - know your audience! Communications from across the ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Mar 2, 2020 3:00 PM GMT
This month sees the first in a series of articles from Hassun El-Zafar, our Public Engagement Officer, telling us about the importance of knowing your audience when planning public engagement activities. If you’d like to get in touch or share your thoughts with Hassun you can find him on Twitter @HassunElZafar or email at zafarh@rsc.org . ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Mar 2, 2020 2:05 PM GMT
Dear Colleague, Welcome to the Networks Newsletter, our way to keep our member network committee members and representatives up to date with RSC activities, services and new initiatives. This month’s Newsletter contains:   Upcoming Deadlines Upcoming Events Spotlight: Get the most out of the Brand Centre Communications from across the RSC   ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Feb 5, 2020 2:02 PM GMT
All Interest Groups, Local Sections and Division Regions have access to the RSC Brand Centre to order promotional items such as pens, flyers, and even pop-up stands. Here are some things you and your committee should know to help you get started: What is the Brand Centre? The Brand Centre is a web-based system designed to make it easier for you to create ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Feb 3, 2020 12:51 PM GMT
Perhaps you have worked towards getting a chemistry degree or you’re still considering your career options. In any case, there are vast opportunities in the chemistry career field and sometimes the decision may be overwhelming.  Depending on the skills and abilities you have as well as your preferences, there are several careers you can choose from. ... more...
Posted by Emily Dawson on Success at Life Feb 1, 2020 2:20 AM GMT
Four out of five people dislike something about their job, and this is a pity really, because liking your job is important for success. There are a couple of reasons why so many people don’t enjoy their jobs and one of them is not being clued up.   When you don’t know your job well, you make mistakes, you have to be asking questions all the time or getting help ... more...
Posted by Emily Dawson on Success at Life Feb 1, 2020 1:43 AM GMT
Intermittent fasting is rapidly becoming a very popular method of weight control. However, the benefits of intermittent fasting extend far beyond weight control. Humans evolved for millions of years under a fast and then feast pattern of eating. The current regimen of three squares a day plus two snacks is very unnatural and has unfortunate ... more...
Posted by Emily Dawson on Success at Life Jan 27, 2020 5:43 PM GMT
If you're in the manufacturing business, you know how important it is to keep costs to an absolute minimum. Skyrocketing manufacturing costs kill your profit margins and lead to losses and employee layoffs. In today's competitive market, it's never been more important to keep costs as low as possible. In this article, we'll take a look at three ways you ... more...
Posted by Emily Dawson on Success at Life Jan 15, 2020 3:40 AM GMT
Welcome to the first Networks Newsletter of 2020! The Newsletter is our way to keep our member network committee members and representatives up to date with RSC activities, services and new initiatives. This month’s Newsletter contains:   Upcoming Deadlines Upcoming Events Spotlight: Member network developments during 2019 Communications ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Jan 6, 2020 10:00 AM GMT
2019 saw many changes and developments for our member networks, from the creation of new support mechanisms and training for committee members to the development of new event policies. Here are some of our highlights from 2019:   We created dedicated GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar accounts for member networks to make it easier for you to have online ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Jan 6, 2020 10:00 AM GMT
This month in the Spotlight we take a look back at the UNESCO International Year of the Periodic Table with Georgia Thomas , our Special Projects Officer for IYPT. The International Year of the Periodic Table will end at the Closing Ceremony in Tokyo later this week. We have been delighted to see all the activity that has been going on in 2019, and as IYPT ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Dec 2, 2019 11:46 AM GMT
Dear ​Colleague, Welcome to the Networks Newsletter, our way to keep our member network committee members and representatives up to date with RSC activities, services and new initiatives. This month’s Newsletter contains:   Upcoming Deadlines Upcoming Events Spotlight: Highlights of the International Year of the Periodic Table ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Dec 2, 2019 11:00 AM GMT
  I have always enjoyed reading scientific literature and writing, and decided that a career in scientific publishing would allow me to continue this after my PhD at the University of York. The Royal Society of Chemistry attracted me due to its welcoming and inclusive reputation. I work on Chemical Communications , RSC Advances and a range of ... more...
Posted by Harriet Brewerton on Publishing Editor Blog Nov 27, 2019 3:45 PM GMT
Dear Colleague, Welcome to the Networks Newsletter, our way to keep our member network committee members and representatives up to date with RSC activities, services and new initiatives. This month’s Newsletter contains: Upcoming Deadlines Upcoming Events News from the RSC Networks team Communications from across the RSC Latest updates on ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Nov 1, 2019 10:30 AM GMT
This month in the Spotlight we have an update from Nelly Harvey on our Accreditations team about our professional awards . Earlier this year, we celebrated our members who gained Chartered Chemist, Registered Scientist and Registered Science Technician status at our Regional Celebrations. Some of you asked about these awards, it may have been the ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Nov 1, 2019 10:30 AM GMT