Core aims of the campaign
Stress the importance of chemical sciences in meeting the scientific, economic, technological and human challenges of the 21st Century
Present a data-driven case for the vital role chemical science industries play in the economy now, and for the future
Lead and coordinate a schools/universities/government/employers initiative to communicate the excitement, value and relevance of chemical sciences and the potential for attractive careers
Support strategic investment in science education and training to provide an appropriate skills base for further economic development
Influence UK Spending Review and EU programmes to maintain real funding increases for science that fully cover costs and that support long term, creative research programs and innovation
Seek interim funding to guarantee broad presence of chemical science departments across the UK
Support regional strategies that match academic education, training and skills output to local needs
Support enhanced teaching facilities and career advice in schools
Influence EU legislation that has impact on the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech sectors and academic research
Work with the wider science community
Our current campaign themes, 'Strengthening Education' and 'Fuelling the Future' are closely linked to these 10 core aims.
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Contact and Further Information
Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7440 3316
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7437 8883