Tutorials, labs, and lectures can quickly build up as the academic year progresses and things get more intense. Labs are 30% of your final chemistry 2 marks, so it’s important that you take them seriously.
Practical lab work can be a great way to apply your skills from your degree and get some hands-on experience in a real research environment. Bagging a Summer Placement It looks great on your CV, is brilliant for
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Ever wondered what it would be like to work at the cutting edge of science? Interested in going into industry when you graduate? Chemistry graduate Kyshiea George tells us about her job with Ingenza Ltd., at the Roslin Biocentre,
So how exactly do you ace the chemistry labs when you’re a bit unsure of what’s expected of you? If you’re anything like me, you’ll go into your first lab session for the week thinking “Am I going to mess
Ok, so you need to do some TLC spotting and either your supervisor/teaching lab can’t afford to buy the expensive ones, or someone else in the lab has “moved” them. Pasteur pipettes are never ideal as they’re too wide and
When you arrive for your HPLC session start by preparing the sample using the procedure in the lab manual. When you have done this you should submit your sample using the procedure shown in the video below. The video then
When you arrive for your GLC session start by preparing the sample using the procedure in the lab manual. When you have done this you should submit your sample using the procedure shown in the video below. The video then
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So who’s got the touch when it comes to recrystallising? If you’ve got some tips to share and would like to write this article, just let the editor know. Contact details are on KLabs Staff Page or just use the
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Wondering How To Run A Column Properly? Here’s a demonstration by Dr Kirsop on how to run a column. No laughing at his safety specs steaming up! Or indeed when he gets tangled up in the elastic. Didn’t bat an