Monthly Archives: March 2011

Happy birthday, Herr Bunsen

If you use Google today, you will see that the heading image is a collection of laboratory items made to spell out the word Google (though if you didn’t know that, you might be struggling to see it). This is … Continue reading

Posted in Curiosity corner |

Definitely don’t try this at home

Back to some “serious” science in Curiosity Corner. Top Gear’s Richard Hammond in school science mode (BBC TV’s Braniac). Just don’t expect Lara or Judy to repeat this for you.  

Posted in Curiosity corner |

Practical Exam

Practical exam is scheduled for Thursday 31 March. Methods need to be signed off by 13:00 Thursday 31 March

Posted in Enviro Year 1, Exams |

Enviro Diploma students – Correspondence arrangements

The subjects Noise Monitoring, Environmental Law, Solid Waste Management, Liquid Waste Management and Energy Management will be done mostly or entirely by correspondence. College attendance will be required for the practical component of Noise Monitoring – dates to be confirmed … Continue reading

Posted in Enviro Year 2 |

Crime Scene Investigation Exam

Confirmation of arrangements for the first CSI exam: Friday April 8 at 10 am in room E1.5A (not the normal classroom) – Lara will supply you with the exam. The exam covers the 9 information sheets under the heading Part … Continue reading

Posted in Chem Diploma, Exams | Tagged

AIT prac timetable

The timetable and group allocation for Adv Instrumental Techs for the rest of term 1 and all of term 2 is available here.

Posted in Chem Diploma | Tagged

Traineeship in our building!

A position for a trainee technical officer (science) in Building E at Newcastle campus has been created, and applications are being received now (they close on March 25). Further information available here. If you want to speak to someone in … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs |

Show holiday this Friday

There are no classes this Friday – March 18 – due to the Newcastle Show holiday. So if you do come along, you will find the building is very quiet, and you have had a wasted trip.

Posted in Uncategorized |

The fun theory

How about this for an exercise in psychology? How to make everyday things that are good for you more fun, and therefore, make you more likely to do them? If you like this one, there are a few others at … Continue reading

Posted in Curiosity corner |

AIT Prac Exercise AIT01

The NMR and mass spectra for the unknowns in this prac are now available here.

Posted in Chem Diploma | Tagged