The RSC organises and supports a broad range of activities to enhance the public's awareness and promote a positive image of the chemical sciences.
Develop your skills by attending a training course organised by the RSC
Upcoming awards symposia and lecture tours featuring RSC award winners
Events organised by the Science Department in support of its science policy activities
Part of the RSC's 'Pharma' initiative to support medicines and healthcare research.
Supporting innovation in chemical sciences
Find out more about the Royal Society of Chemistry's international activities
Events and activities that promote the chemical sciences
Find out more about the exciting public events coming up.
IUPAC (in conjunction with the UN and UNESCO) proclaimed that 2011was the International Year of Chemistry (IYC).
A themed week of events run every two years to promote a positive image of chemistry and increase public understanding
RSC's official awards to historical sites in recognition of significant chemical discoveries or research
26 November 2014, Burlington House, London, UK
Events centrally organised by the RSC
A summary of outreach activities which the RSC can be run for your school or packs which can be downloaded for your own use within school.
We can assist you in your career development as a teacher. Information on our courses and events for specialist and non-specialist chemistry teachers
See for yourself how chemistry is used in industry, research and everyday life
Competition for upper sixth form students
National competition for 14-16 year old students
National competition run by the RSC's Analytical Division for first year sixth form students or equivalent.
A risk assessment form must be filled out for every event organised by the RSC. All forms are available for download along with examples of Red Risk Assessment Forms .
Presenters - Over 16s and Adults
Royal Society of Chemistry list of recommended presenters suitable for over 16s and adults
Presenters - Primary and/or Pre Sixth Form
Royal Society of Chemistry list of recommended presenters suitable for Primary and/or Pre Sixth Form
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