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His Holiness, the Bruiser of Buenos Aires

Before becoming the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church, Francis held many jobs, including working in a chemistry lab, teaching, janitorial work, and others. Perhaps the most surprising job was serving as a bouncer for a nightclub in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 16 more words


Buffer's free social media marketing kit: Plus extra resources

I’ve been a buffer convert for several months and really like its simplicity (I use it just for Twitter at the moment).  Essentially it’s just a smarter, simplified way to share content on social media across accounts with some handy built in analytics.   486 more words


The Sports Marketing Career of "Tex" Rickard

Born in 1870, George Lewis “Tex” Rickard’s career path was far from traditional. He served time as a Texas marshal, prospected for gold in Alaska, founded both the South America Land and Cattle Company and the Rickard Texas Oil Company, and famously promoted boxing across the United States. 265 more words


In the spotlight (Day 204)

As we approach the year end, lots of chemical engineers around the world are picking up their accolades for a year of hard work.

I’ve selected two stories for today’s blog from Malaysia and New Zealand – countries with very active and enthusiastic IChemE members. 512 more words

Geoff Maitland

Five Customer Service Lessons from a Fish Entrepreneur

Technology and social media developments may have changed the way businesses communicate but certain “old-fashioned” customer service fundamentals will never go out of style.

Many 40-and-older entrepreneurs understand this because they’ve been customers themselves for a long time. 272 more words


How to Be a Rocket Scientist

I think I can safely say that rocket scientist was never in my radar as I considered different occupations growing up. It was never suggested to me and, quite frankly, I probably didn’t even know rocket scientists existed.   229 more words


SSHM Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Associate SynbiCITE

Postdoctoral Research Associate – SynbiCITE

Reference: THW/14/059639/512

We invite applications for a post of Postdoctoral Research Associate to participate in an exciting and innovative collaboration with synthetic biologists at Imperial College and its Partners in the SynbiCITE programme which is funded by the EPSRC, the BBSRC and the TSB as an Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC). 297 more words