April 2012

Ian Blackley

Paraffin Young landmark plaque unveiled by great-great-grandson

27 April 2012

The great-great-grandson of James "Paraffin" Young unveiled the RSC landmark blue plaque in his ancestor's honour at the Bennie Museum, Bathgate today.

School children

A-levels not equipping students with appropriate mathematical skills

27 April 2012

Evidence provides clear role for professional bodies in science A-level design

Stephen Hawthorne

RSC teams up with Asia Information Services to sell eBooks in China and Hong Kong

24 April 2012

The Royal Society of Chemistry has joined forces with Asia Information Services (AIS) to sell RSC eBooks in China and Hong Kong.

Robert Parker

RSC Chief Executive responds to inaccurate Research Fortnight article

23 April 2012

Dr Robert Parker responded to a "worryingly inaccurate" article in Research Fortnight on the RSC's position on Open Access

Lesley Yellowlees

Where are the female Royal Society fellows? asks RSC's President-Elect

20 April 2012

The lack of women in science is highlighted today with men making up 42 of the 44 Royal Society Fellows, said the RSC's incoming President.

Julian Huppert

Adopting the wrong Open Access model would destroy scientific communications, RSC chief tells Cambridge MP

20 April 2012

Throwing away one of Britain's few GDP-positive industries by adopting an unsustainable Open Access model would "destroy the fabric of scientific communications".

Robert Parker

RSC Chief Executive Dr Robert Parker on Open Access

11 April 2012

Dr Robert Parker's letter to the Guardian in response to the newspaper's editorial on Open Access.

John Beddington

Chemistry will play a central role to the future of UK nuclear

11 April 2012

Chemistry remains central to the clean-up and continuation of nuclear R&D, a panel of experts including the government's chief scientific adviser heard today.

Lesley Yellowlees

Fix the under-representation of women in science, says RSC's first female President

04 April 2012

The UK economy cannot afford the wastage in talent that comes when women in STEM careers leave their profession prematurely, according to a new report.

Sherlock Lam 67

Sherlock and Dr Watson back the RSC's Visual Elements campaign

02 April 2012

The RSC secured the backing of a real life Sherlock and Dr Watson today in its bid to persuade the makers of the hit BBC show to update their periodic table.