Six years ago, David Oldfield started taking photos of Australian native flowers in UV light, with his wife’s garden as the perfect source of specimens. Guided by websites and the results of a literature review, he produces striking images such as those featured in this issue.
Age or career stage? ‘Younger’ chemists do not easily fit a single category, but they do have something in common: a need for support.
Rarely is an element the focus of a Nobel Prize, but in 2019 the third element (lithium) took centre stage. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 was awarded for contributions to the development of the lithium-ion battery. This light and powerful rechargeable battery has revolutionised consumer electronics and laid the foundation of our wireless society.
Engaging audiences is central to careers in science and research. How to do it? Get comfortable and tell your story.