China, Shanghai


RSC Shanghai local section was re-established in 2011.  The Aims and objectives of the section are to:

  • Provide a network for RSC members in Shanghai
  • Share members' enthusiasm for the chemical sciences by getting involved with the local community 
  • Keep up to date with the latest developments through lectures, symposia and local meetings          

The Shanghai Local Section organises many events covering the following categories:

  • Scientific lectures
  • Public lectures
  • School lecture demonstrations or workshop
  • Social activities          

Award Ceremony for RSC Bill-Bryson Prize 2012


The RSC Bill Bryson Prize is designed to recognise and encourage excellent science communication in schools and colleges. 

The competition is open to students aged 5-18 with entries accepted in any format as long as they accurately communicate science appropriate for their chosen audience.

Picture of the Award Ceremony for RSC Bill-Bryson Prize 2012 & Lecture Demonstration

Award Ceremony for RSC Bill-Bryson Prize 2012 & Lecture Demonstration in High School Affiliated to Shanghai Jaiotong University.


“GE-RSC” Chemistry Presentation Competition 2011


A competition for university students in the Shanghai region to compete by giving a presentation on what chemistry means in their daily lives. Topics include Chemistry and Health, Chemistry and Diet, Chemistry and the Environment and Chemistry and Energy.

Picture of the presenters from the “GE-RSC” Chemistry Presentation Competition 2011

Presenters from Tongji University, East China University of Science and Technology, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Nanjing University, Zhejiang University and the Judging panel.


Shanghai Section - IYC Challenge

Shanghai IYC Challenge competitions

RSC Chemistry Presentation Competition for International Schools


A competition for school students in the Shanghai region to compete by giving a presentation on what chemistry means in their daily lives. Topics include Chemistry and Health, Chemistry and Diet, Chemistry and the Environment and Chemistry and Energy.

Picture of presenters from the British International Schools at the RSC Chemistry Presentation Competition.

Presenters from British International School Puxi; British International School Pudong; Shanghai American School Puxi; Shanghai American School Pudong; Dulwich College and Shanghai Shangde Experimental School.


Contact and Further Information

Professor Kuiling Ding
Chair of Shanghai Section
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai





Dr Enshan Sheng
Secretary of Shanghai Section
Huntsman Polyurethanes, Shanghai





Dr Hongmei Peng
Treasurer of Shanghai Section