My Placement Year in Switzerland

Increasingly, universities are offering integrated masters science degrees over bachelor degrees. These normally include an additional year of study and/or a placement year in industry or an academic research group. In this post I’ll tell you about the science I did on my placement in Switzerland and how it is linked to a major drug approval that happened a few months ago.

Will I ever use my A-level Chemistry? (Part 1/2)

Today is A-level results day. The Independent reported that about 46,800 students took A-level chemistry in 2017 – the fourth most popular subject after mathematics, biology and psychology. That's a lot of people learning about the ingredients of the universe! While deep in the exam period, you might think the things you are revising are …