The best way to get the most out of being a member is to get involved: 

  • Meet other members at RSC conferences, meetings and events 
  • Develop your networking skills and personal contacts 
  • Help us to promote the chemical sciences worldwide.  

MyRSC Online Community

Become a member of this highly interactive online community. You will be required to register but do not have to be a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry

IYC Challenge

Further information about the winners of the IYC Challenge Competition

Networks in the UK and Republic of Ireland

Local Sections

There are 35 Local Sections throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland

Divisions and Interest Groups

Divisions and Groups play an important role in contributing to the support of the chemical sciences

Green Chemistry Network

Based within the Department of Chemistry at the University of York

Royal Society of Chemistry Representatives

Act as the main point of contact between the RSC and our members in the workplace

Royal Society of Chemistry STEM Ambassadors

Find out more about becoming an Ambassador and inspiring young people in the chemical sciences.

Women Members Network

The Network that supports women throughout their career.

Find your Region

RSC Regions

Find out more about activities in the 9 UK RSC regions

International Networks

International Sections

The RSC promotes the chemical sciences and supports members worldwide

International Activities

The RSC has become increasingly active internationally, with conferences, workshops, an expanding international publishing business and growing global membership


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Students and Younger Members


The Royal Society of Chemistry network for 14-18 year olds studying chemistry

Student Chemical Society Network

Find out how the RSC supports Student Chemical Societies

Younger Members Network

Provides a focus for the interests of members in the early stages of their career.

Are you involved with RSC events?

Letter acknowledging the efforts of members

You can request a letter if you are involved within the RSC’s Boards, Committees, member networks or if you have helped organise a specific RSC event

IYC Legacy Grants

Grants available to RSC member groups to promote chemical science

Archive Networks Newsletters  Members only restricted content

Monthly updates from the RSC Networks Team for RSC members

Resource Packs  Members only restricted content

Information packs available to all RSC members providing details on how to run specific events and hands-on activities.

RSC Training Packs

These training packs will cover things from undertaking officer positions on RSC committees to learning about changes to legislation