May 2012

Vernon Gibson

RSC Chief Executive welcomes MoD's new Chief Scientific Advisor

31 May 2012

Dr Robert Parker today welcomed the appointment of Professor Vernon Gibson as Chief Scientific Adviser to the Ministry of Defence.

Stephen Hawthorne

More universities securing Gold with the Royal Society of Chemistry

31 May 2012

The RSC's new premium collection of international journals, databases and magazines offering access to all published material is proving to be a winner with more and more universit...


Olympicene - the world's smallest five-ringed symbol

28 May 2012

The five-ringed molecule with a familiar shape - info, images, video and more

Robert Parker

RSC chief welcomes substantial investment in UK bioscience

24 May 2012

Dr Robert Parker today welcomed the announcement of 250m allocated by the BBSRC as the first phase of a five year strategic investment programmes.

Basil McCrea

Northern Ireland cannot afford to fall further behind Scotland and Wales, warns the RSC

22 May 2012

Northern Ireland's economy is in danger of slipping further behind Scotland and Wales if it fails to secure a Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA), the RSC warned today.

Ian Blackley

Lesley Yellowlees condemns Paraffin Young plaque theft

22 May 2012

The Royal Society of Chemistry's President-Elect today condemned the theft of the chemical landmark plaque dedicated to the legacy of James "Paraffin" Young.

Lesley Yellowlees

Lesley Yellowlees letter published in The Times

21 May 2012

RSC President-Elect Lesley Yellowlees writes to The Times on the importance of science to the national political debate.

EPRSC logo

Royal Society of Chemistry continues to press EPSRC to ensure competitive British science community

15 May 2012

Today's protest by scientists outside Parliament highlights some significant concerns about the direction the EPSRC is, and has been, taking.

Robert Parker

Don't hesitate to innovate, RSC Chief Executive tells Wales

14 May 2012

Wales can and must do more to win competitive research funding to enable it to further innovate, the Royal Society of Chemistry Chief Executive said today.

Lesley Yellowlees

Britain half a century behind the United States when it comes to women in science, says RSC President-Elect

08 May 2012

Great Britain is half a century behind the United States when it comes to comparing opportunities for women in science, the Royal Society of Chemistry's President-Elect said today....

Robert Parker

Ofqual review highlights role learned societies should play in exam regulation, says RSC chief

02 May 2012

Ofqual's review of A-level chemistry standards shows the Royal Society of Chemistry must play a greater role in exam regulation, according to the learned society's Chief Executive....