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Chemistry at Work





Unfortunately, due to changes we have had to make at the museum, we are unable to host our Chemistry@Work event.

The good news is we are moving the event online with videos from experts in the field.

We will update you with more information closer to the event.



  • To present a positive image of chemistry and the chemical sciences to young people at school or in college
  • To show the variety of applications of chemistry in the world of work
  • To show that chemistry is an interesting and exciting way to earn a living
  • To show that chemists are real people
  • To raise awareness of the scientific heritage of the Black Country



Did you know?

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Thomas Newcomen invented the first practical steam engine for pumping water in 1712.

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