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The Chemical Engineer

The Chemical Engineer

Read the latest news and features on the coronavirus, published by The Chemical Engineer.

IChemE team calls for focus on full COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

IChemE team calls for focus on full COVID-19 vaccine supply chain

As human trials of potential COVID-19 vaccines begin, the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) is calling on governments and public health organisations to recognise the importance of a robust manufacturing process to enable vaccines to be widely available in as short a time as possible.

IChemE team responds to address COVID-19 drug bottlenecks

IChemE team responds to address COVID-19 drug bottlenecks

Members of the IChemE’s COVID-19 Response Team have offered assistance to increase the availability of drugs that can help treat the disease and make it less deadly.

Guest blog: STEM apprentices’ contribution to the COVID-19 pandemic

Guest blog: STEM apprentices’ contribution to the COVID-19 pandemic

IChemE Fellow Kate Barclay talks about how STEM apprentices are at the forefront of the pandemic as well as the importance of developing and supporting applied, industry-relevant STEM talent.

Guest blog: Account from Asia Pacific on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on chemical engineers in the region

Guest blog: Account from Asia Pacific on the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on chemical engineers in the region

David Platts tells us how he has been working to share knowledge to support chemical engineers in his region during the coronavirus outbreak.

Good process safety practice

Good process safety practice

IChemE Safety Centre member companies have collaborated to produce a paper on good process safety practice during the pandemic.

IChemE members help identify process to safely reuse PPE

IChemE members help identify process to safely reuse PPE

IChemE members, working on a voluntary basis, have initiated three parallel projects, focusing on demonstrating the technical feasibility of decontaminating PPE.

Guest blog: Chemical engineers and the diagnostics challenge

Guest blog: Chemical engineers and the diagnostics challenge

Chemical engineer Al Edwards discusses how chemical engineers are responding to the diagnostics challenge that has arisen to support the response to the coronavirus pandemic.

IChemE’s COVID-19 Response Team creates new workstreams

IChemE’s COVID-19 Response Team creates new workstreams

Find out about the IChemE COVID-19 Response Team's latest progress on a number of key workstreams to support the global response.

IChemE offers expert opinion on coronavirus testing

IChemE offers expert opinion on coronavirus testing

Keith Plumb, a chemical engineer and a member of the IChemE Board of Trustees, appeared on Sky News to discuss how chemical engineers are contributing to what he described as a “herculean” task.

IChemE volunteers expert support in response to the COVID-19 emergency

IChemE volunteers expert support in response to the COVID-19 emergency

IChemE has written to the UK government to volunteer the profession’s support in response to the coronavirus emergency.