Category: Tutorials

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Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Literature Review

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted into a graduate program and you’re thrilled with the prospect of doing groundbreaking research work. But hang on a minute; before diving straight into a new project, it is worth taking some time to perform a...

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How to Get on the Road to Research

So you’ve made up your mind, you’re going to start a graduate research project! You’ve secured a supervisor doing amazing work in a particular field, met your group members, settled down in your exciting new environment. Now the real fun...

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Solubility and Solvent Systems

‘If it dissolves, your problem is solved’ – a simple adage, and also one that chemists take quite literally. Finding a solvent that can dissolve your substrates is a key step for any synthesis. In many reactions, solvents also play...