Chemistry Education: Activating Research


The Education Division has instigated a scheme to assist members of the Royal Society of Chemistry to activate and energise their research in the field of chemistry education. 

Bursaries are available for attending and presenting at conferences and arranging collaboration with established researchers elsewhere with a focus on learning and teaching in higher education.

Terms of application 

To be eligible the applicant must be:

  • a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • employed at an higher education institution
  • in the early stages of a career in pedagogical research in the chemical sciences in Higher Education
  • attending a conference or event primarily concerned in the research in chemical education in Higher Education
  • able to provide a report of about 1000 words of your key findings that are relevant to your research within 6 weeks of your return home.   

The maximum amount of funding per applicant is £1,500. 

How to apply

To apply, please complete the online application form from the link below. We are happy to provide advice during the application process and welcome feedback on the scheme. 


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Link icon Application form for the Chemistry Education: Activating Research bursary scheme
Fill out an application form by Friday 17 June to qualify


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Contact and Further Information

Education Department
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WF
Tel: 01223 432221