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Tips for running a sustainable lab
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Apr 26, 2017

By making small changes, each of us has the power to make our homes, communities and work environment more sustainable this Earth Day. This is especially achievable in our science labs, where water and energy can easily be saved by using energy efficient products and adopting sustainable habits.

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World Water Day – The role chemistry must play
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Mar 22, 2017

We all must play a part in combating the ongoing water crisis. Water wastage is a major issue in labs, that we can do something about.

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Organisations supporting women in science
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Mar 08, 2017

At Radleys, we are incredibly passionate about gender equality and ensuring women are well represented in science.

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Is your lab safety as good as it can be?
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Feb 23, 2017

Earlier this month, a student at the University of Bristol’s chemistry department is reported to have accidentally made the explosive substance acetone peroxide (TATP), as a by-product of an experiment.

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Are these basic mistakes preventing you from getting a good yield?
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Feb 15, 2017

After endless hours labouring away in the lab, the moment of truth inevitably comes when it’s time to calculate your percentage yield.

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Lab Space Saving Tips to Help Increase Your Productivity
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Date: Feb 06, 2017

Getting precious about your lab space? Perhaps you have a neighbour who is forever encroaching on your area, or you can never seem to find room to store your samples.

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Radleys 50th anniversary: Staff share their highlights
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Jan 23, 2017

Radleys 50th anniversary celebrations are in full swing this year - how time flies! A lot has changed since the company started and many of the staff have been around long enough to witness the incredible transformation it has gone through. Some even remember the days when email addresses were rare and there was still an office telex machine!

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Inspiring chemists changing the world today
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Jan 04, 2017

Compiling a list of chemists that we find inspiring proved no easy task - there are just so many to choose from! Rather than simply listing the latest Nobel Prize winners, we wanted to feature people who may not be as well known but are still doing incredibly inspiring chemistry.

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Our favourite Chemistry books to read this Christmas
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Dec 19, 2016

It’s that time of year again: Christmas songs are on the radio, the decorations are up and it’s feeling festive! What better time to sit down and enjoy a great book?

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Chemistry podcasts you’ll want to tune into
Author: Inez Cornell
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Date: Nov 28, 2016

Can’t agree what music to play in the lab? Why not try listening to a podcast instead? Podcasts are becoming increasingly popular because they’re a great way of multitasking. You can learn something new while carrying on with other tasks or chores. Here’s a roundup of the top chemistry podcasts worth listening to.

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