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How To Become A Cosmetic Chemist

Lucy Bell-Young

11th December 2020


Cosmetic chemist checking beauty and make-up products

Wondering how to become a cosmetic chemist? You’ll need a degree in chemistry and to go on and work for a cosmetics company. To succeed on this career path requires excellent skills in both organic chemistry and biochemistry, as well as a good foundation in inorganic chemistry. Continue reading to discover what a… Continue reading »

How To Become An Analytical Chemist

Lucy Bell-Young

9th November 2020


Analytical scientist measuring samples in glass test tubes

Becoming an analytical chemist is no easy feat. In addition to earning a degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or any other chemistry-related field, you must also master all the skills and techniques necessary to gain precise qualitative and quantitative data from chemical substances. If you’re interested in how to become an analytical chemist, this… Continue reading »

How To Become A Chemical Engineer In The UK

Lucy Bell-Young

28th October 2020


Chemical engineer with safety helmet in front of Oil refinery

Chemical engineering is a lucrative and highly competitive profession that requires a lot of skill. In addition to having the right entry requirements, you’ll also need to undergo an apprenticeship or on-the-job training if you’re looking to pursue a career in this field. This article will explore everything from what a chemical engineer… Continue reading »

What Skills Are Needed For STEM Careers?

Lucy Bell-Young

2nd October 2020


STEM isometric compositions with classroom activities teacher at board vector illustration

When pursuing a STEM career, be it in science, technology, engineering or maths, you will need to possess the relevant skills. STEM skills are necessary in these fields, and are used by professionals to comprehend and solve the complex problems encountered on a regular basis.  Sometimes, these are logical-mathematical problems that most of… Continue reading »

What Is STEM Education And Why Is It Important?

Lucy Bell-Young

25th September 2020


STEM with young man holding his hands

STEM education can be pursued by students who have good aptitude in science and maths subjects. It’s an education strand that’s offered throughout school, and in secondary school specifically to qualified students who are planning to take science-related courses in college. A good grounding in STEM is preparation for those who want to… Continue reading »

What Do Environmental Chemists Do?

Lucy Bell-Young

8th September 2020


young environmental scientist at field doing biological research outdoors with colorful chemical liquid in test tube

Environmental chemistry is an exciting career concerned with what is known as the ‘fate and transport’ of chemicals in the environment. Often confused with green chemistry, environmental chemists analyse how chemicals and biochemicals alike move through the environment, and how these can impact animals, ecosystems, and our own health.  If you want to… Continue reading »

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At The Science Blog, we write about the latest from the world of science, chemistry, and chemical manufacturing. You’ll find all sorts of science, chemical, and manufacturing resources here, from what pesticides are to the science behind a soda can. If you’re interested in a career in science or chemistry, you’ll find information about chemical careers, too.