• Retirement of Steve Appleton

    Steve Appleton and colleagues were treated to a bespoke cake to mark his retirement from Aberdeen Scientific Services last week. The cake, creation of Karen Maddison, a colleague of Steve’s from his days in Durham and an MChemA candidate in the laboratory, is a work of imagination and does not depict any actual event in Steve’s career!

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What we do - Making it crystal clear

  • Putting things in Perspective

    The day to day work carried out by the members of the APA has a direct effect on our daily lives — from the food that we eat to the air we breathe, from checking the safety of children's toys to providing a frontline emergency response unit for chemical leaks.

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  • Case studies

    View some recent case studies of work carried out by members of the APA showcasing the diverse range of instances where our members get involved.

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