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UK public votes to leave

Today, the UK has voted to leave the EU. This decision brings with it great uncertainty to the future of the UK, including the future of the UK’s research and innovation system.

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Well-deserved honours for long-serving members of our community

Three of our fellows have been recognised in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for 2016

The kitchen chemist's South African tour

Stephen Ashworth, Reader in chemistry at the University of East Anglia, has been enthusing audiences with his demo lectures for over a decade. Now an established part of Stephen’s outreach activities, Kitchen Chemistry grew from the simple idea of demonstrating chemical concepts using materials found in the home. Stephen tells us how he spent many more than 175 minutes bringing his show to audiences across South Africa, in partnership with Scifest Africa.

Chemistry on the move

Spectroscopy in a Suitcase is a Royal Society of Chemistry outreach initiative, bringing portable spectrometers into the classrooms of 21,000 students in 2015 alone

Iupac names new elements

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry has announced the proposed names for elements 113, 115, 117 and 118 

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