July 2012


Dr Robert Parker

Dr Robert Parker responds to House of Lords report on Higher Education in STEM subjects

24 July 2012

The RSC Chief Executive comments on the House of Lords Science and Technology select committee report on Higher Education in STEM subjects.



Dan Dyer

JISC Collections hold the key for RSC digital expansion

20 July 2012

The Royal Society of Chemistry has signed a three-year agreement with JISC Collections for the latest deal expanding access to the RSC's international journals portfolio.



School lab

Investigation begins into school science practical lessons

19 July 2012

A unique school science project is being launched this month to investigate how primary and secondary schools in England resource practical work and the impact this has on teaching...



Dr James Milne

RSC launches 1 million Gold for Gold initiative as Open Access transition begins

18 July 2012

The RSC has announced a groundbreaking 1 million initiative to support British researchers as they begin the transition to Gold Open Access (OA).



Fukushima aftermath

Thousands still at risk of death according to first estimate of Fukushima worldwide health impacts

18 July 2012

Thousands of people could still die as a result of the Fukushima nuclear accident, according to the first estimate of the disaster's worldwide impact.



David Willetts

Huge transition costs will mean a bumpy ride to reach Open Access, says RSC Chief Executive

17 July 2012

Dr Robert Parker has welcomed the government's Open Access proposals, but said the estimated 50 million annual transition costs would mean a bumpy ride ahead for UK researchers an...



Dr Robert Parker

RSC honours Oxford University team behind diabetic breakthrough

16 July 2012

The team that created a new type of sensor allowing diabetics to easily and accurately monitor their blood sugar will be awarded a National Chemical Landmark blue plaque today.



RSC Advances

RSC Advances goes weekly one year after launch

13 July 2012

The team behind RSC Advances celebrated its huge success on the eve of its first birthday by moving to a weekly publication.



Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt showing a worrying lack of interest in science

12 July 2012

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is ignoring the advice of his government's science committee by refusing to appoint a Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA), the Chief Executive of the RSC s...



James Milne

RSC Publishing continues to make a big impact

02 July 2012

The Royal Society of Chemistry's publishing portfolio once again improved its Impact Factors following publication of the 2011 results.