“My background knowledge in salt harvesting informed my unlikely career path” Venkatesh Mannar Receives the Order of Canada

A Day in the Life of Howard Schiffer

by Jonathan Steffen
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Vitamin Angels’ mission is to mobilize and deploy private sector resources to advance availability, access and use of micronutrients, especially vitamin A, among at-risk populations in need.

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Tools of the Trade

by Jonathan Steffen
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Jonathan Steffen reflects on the life of a workhorse whom he almost, but never quite, met.

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Alfred Nobel, Inventor, entrepreneur and industrialist

by Jonathan Steffen
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Alfred Nobel is remembered not simply because of the Nobel Foundation, but also because of his own talents, creativity and personal achievements.

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A Day in the Life of Ellen Gustafson

by Jonathan Steffen
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Sustainable food systems activist Ellen Gustafson is Founder and Executive Director of the 30 Project and was also co-founder of FEED Projects which creates products to help combat hunger through fashion.

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Tadeusz Reichstein: The Alchemist of Vitamin Science

by Jonathan Steffen
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As the Year of Vitamins draws towards its close, we celebrate another pioneering hero of vitamin science: Tadeusz Reichstein, who created the first viable method for the industrial manufacture of vitamin C.

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Making a Living as a Writer

by Our News Desk
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As part of the University of Surrey Careers Service’s ‘Welcome to My World’ series of talks on Wednesday 21st November the students had the opportunity to attend a fascinating talk from Jonathan Steffen on the topic of how to make a living as a writer.

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