September 2012

School children

RSC teacher training scholarships to attract top graduates to become exceptional chemistry teachers

28 September 2012

New chemistry teacher training scholarships led by the RSC have been announced today.

Earth from space

One hundred years on, the RSC celebrates progress towards realising father of photochemistry's vision

25 September 2012

The RSC marks the centenary of the publication of a seminal paper by the 'father of photochemistry' with a special collection of freely available articles on solar fuels.

Lesley Yellowlees

RSC welcomes Lib Dem call for science budget increase

24 September 2012

RSC President Lesley Yellowlees welcomed today's Liberal Democrat party conference vote for an above-inflation increase in the science budget.


GCSE announcement justifies RSC assertions over slipping standards

17 September 2012

Today's announcement about changes to GCSEs in England is welcomed by the RSC, which first raised the issue of science exam standards five years ago.

Basil McCrea

Public debate on fracking to take place at Stormont, initiated by RSC

14 September 2012

The controversial process of fracking will be debated by scientific experts, politicians and the public in the Northern Ireland Assembly

Dr James Milne

RSC ahead of the game in supporting transition to Open Access

11 September 2012

The RSC responds to the government's announcement that it will invest 10 million to support the transition to Open Access.

Curiosity Mars rover

Driver of Curiosity Mars rover to field questions from the public in RSC exclusive link up

05 September 2012

The RSC is offering the public an exclusive insight into the Curiosity Mars rover's mission via a live online exchange with one its drivers.