August 2012


Jim Iley

RSC calls for GCSE reform to enable teachers to inspire science students

23 August 2012

Today's GCSE results show an increase in the number of students taking chemistry, but a reform of the GCSE curriculum is needed.



Icecubes

RSC receives an incredible response to its Mpemba Effect competition

20 August 2012

There is continued worldwide interest in the competition. Between now and the New Year we will be featuring some of our favourite submissions



Jim Iley

RSC welcomes increase in number of chemistry A-levels

16 August 2012

Number of students entered for chemistry A-level increased by 2.4 per cent this year, while AS level students increased by 3.1 per cent.



Dr Robert Parker

Government funding will help bridge the drug translation gap

02 August 2012

Dr Robert Parker has welcomed the government's announcement of 29 million for life sciences research, with medicines research in the UK remodeling itself as 'big pharma' R&D d...



Anti-doping lab, Harlow

Phenome-nal news about new medical research centre

01 August 2012

The pioneering new research centre set to emerge from the London 2012 anti-doping facilities could help revolutionise healthcare, according to the RSC.