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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
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 Oct 1, 2019 10:30 AM BST
Chemistry and publishing have been two of my biggest passions for as long as I can remember, so the opportunity to combine them in the Publishing Editor role meant that this was the perfect job for me after I graduated from university. I am soon to celebrate my two-year anniversary on the Physical Nano team and the time has flown by. My team coordinates two ... more...
Posted by Harriet Brewerton on Publishing Editor Blog Sep 20, 2019 4:54 PM BST
  Dear all, Welcome to the Networks Newsletter, our way to keep our member networks up to date with RSC activities, services and new initiatives. This month in the Spotlight, we have information about support available for interns and apprentices from our Industry and Accreditation teams. As always, full-length Spotlight articles will be published ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Sep 2, 2019 1:00 PM BST
This month, Naomi Smith and Richard Holliday describe the support and funding available for interns apprentices from our voucher and training programmes. How the RSC is supporting internships in SMEs RSC Internship Grants provide up to £4,000 to SMEs, to host a graduate or career-break returner intern for 3 or 6 months, to work on a Chemistry R&D ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Sep 2, 2019 1:00 PM BST
  Dear all, Welcome to the Networks Newsletter, our way to keep our member networks up to date with RSC activities, services and new initiatives. This month in the Spotlight, we have information about the latest developments from our Diversity team. As always, full-length Spotlight articles will be published on the RSC Networks Newsletter blog . This ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Aug 1, 2019 1:00 PM BST
Pip Matthews gives an update on the latest developments from our Diversity team, plus tips and tricks to help you embed inclusion and diversity in your activities. To find out more about our diversity activities, contact the  Diversity team .   Since we launched our Breaking the barriers report in November, we have been working hard to develop our next ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Aug 1, 2019 1:00 PM BST
Afte r graduating from university, I did not have a set career path in mind except that I knew the lab was not for me (too clumsy!) but I wanted to contribute to something that helps people and makes a positive impact. I had dabbled a little in editing while at university and started my own blog, which inspired me to apply for jobs in publishing. My first job was ... more...
Posted by Harriet Brewerton on Publishing Editor Blog Jul 18, 2019 11:45 AM BST
  Dear all, Welcome to the Networks Newsletter, our way to keep our member networks up to date with RSC activities, services and new initiatives. This month in the Spotlight we have information about your new logos and how to use them. As always, full-length Spotlight articles will be published on the RSC Networks Newsletter blog . This month’s ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Jul 1, 2019 10:00 AM BST
Updated member group logos We’re pleased to be rolling out the updated logos to our member groups, and you should have received these by email from the Networks team last week, along with some guidance on how to use them. You’ll notice that the format of the logos is slightly different from the previous versions. This is because through our extensive ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Jul 1, 2019 10:00 AM BST
After my degree I knew that a career in the lab was not for me but I wanted to stay in touch with science. A lot of different roles accommodate this but I thought publishing looked interesting and diverse, and over 10 years later I am still here! I started working on Databases and then moved into working on the production side of journals before being trained ... more...
Posted by Harriet Brewerton on Publishing Editor Blog Jun 6, 2019 12:41 PM BST
Dear all, Welcome to the Networks Newsletter, our way to keep our member networks up to date with RSC activities, services and new initiatives. This month in the spotlight we have information about the new process for awarding long-standing members their 40-year Gold Badges. This month’s Newsletter contains:   Upcoming Administration Deadlines ... more...
Posted by Aurora Walshe on RSC Networks Newsletter Jun 3, 2019 10:29 AM BST