There are 35 Local Sections throughout the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Each has its own programme of activities, which typically cover the following themes:
- Scientific lectures
- Public lectures
- Schools demonstrations
- Social activities
Each Local Section has a committee which meets several times each year to discuss ideas and initiatives to meet the needs of local members.
All members are encouraged to participate in the activities of their Local Section. This could be as simple as submitting ideas and suggestions for meetings or joining the Committee.
If you would like to take part please contact your Local Section Secretary.
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Forthcoming events organised by the RSC local sections
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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 .
Grants available to RSC member groups to promote chemical science
Monthly updates from the RSC Networks Team for RSC members
Local Section Handbook 2012
A practical guide to assist members involved in the day-to-day running of the Local Section
Local Section Postcode Lookup Table
Use the table in this document to identify your Local Section.
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Contact and Further Information
Miss Stéphanie Comte
Member Networks Specialist
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0WF
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 432189