Celebrating International Year of the Periodic Table
2019 is International Year of the Periodic Table, marking 150 years since Dmitri Mendeleev published his periodic table of elements.
Scientists have of course been adding to it and refining it ever since, and use it for research even today. It's a great teaching tool and probably the most recognisable icon in chemistry.
It's great to see that the UN has recognised this pivotal moment in chemistry history and we're excited to be leading the UK chemistry community's contribution to the international IYPT celebrations.
We joined the IUPAC launch event in Paris on 29 January and have a range of activities and initiatives lined up to celebrate throughout the year, many of which will be led by our passionate member volunteers.
We’re excited, proud and very much looking forward to working with our partner organisations, our members, the wider chemical science community and indeed the wider world.
Resources and information
We'd love you to join us in celebrating the history, current uses and future of the periodic table, so why not share some of our ready-made content?