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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 »

What Can You Do With A PhD In Chemistry?

Lucy Bell-Young

14th August 2020


If you’re wondering what you can do with a PhD in chemistry, this article will help you identify some of the possible career paths that will be open to you.  What Is A Chemistry PhD? A chemistry PhD is a postgraduate degree that is usually focussed on a specific subject in chemistry. At… Continue reading »

What Are The Highest Paid Jobs In Chemistry?

Jessica Clifton

7th August 2020


What are the highest paid jobs in chemistry

With the right experience, you can explore a number of lucrative careers in chemistry. This article identifies some of the highest paid jobs in this industry, as well as the skills needed to secure them, and the steps you can take to start your career in chemistry.  Are These the Highest Paid Jobs… 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.