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Improved screening of small molecules

Our ChemSci Pick of the Week demonstrates a more efficient way to turn hydrocarbon feedstock compounds into valuable fine chemicals. This could be used for the synthesis of a variety of natural products or pharmaceutically relevant compounds, and help overcome a drug discovery bottleneck.

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Paying tribute to Chris Dobson

We are sad to have learned of the death of Professor Sir Chris Dobson, Master of St John's College in Cambridge and long-standing friend and colleague to many in our community

Fast Track Spending Review shows promise, while uncertainty continues

Our director of science and communities at the Royal Society of Chemistry responds to the Chancellor's one-year spending plan, ahead of the government's planned exit from the EU

Industry leaders’ urgent call for government to keep the UK chemistry talent pipeline flowing

Industry leaders have called on the government and education bodies to help school pupils discover chemistry and its many and varied career paths as UK applications to chemistry courses fall by over 20%.

Elements in danger

Today we launch a new campaign to raise awareness of rare elements in our technology, and the need to conserve them before it's too late.

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