Want to attract the world’s best researchers? They all started as undergrads

Broadcast recently on Radio 4, The Chemistry Between Them by Adam Gantz imagines a real meeting between Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her former chemistry tutor, Nobel Prize winning Dorothy Hodgkin.

The new academic year is nearly upon us, and for me the play was an enjoyable reminder that even the world's most powerful people were once youthful, idealistic freshers, setting out to change the world.  

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