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COVID-19 lockdowns lead to UK tech sales boom and adds to e-waste problem

Following our Precious Elements campaign last year – which raised awareness of the supply risks to elements in our personal devices such as mobile phones – we have conducted further research to quantify how the COVID-19 pandemic may have had an impact on the problem of waste electronic equipment.

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Teaching disadvantaged students during COVID-19

Following our Chemistry for All five-year study we spoke to teachers about the aspirations and attitudes of their disadvantaged students, and the effects of COVID-19 in the classroom.

Improving diversity with data: dual announcement

Today we launch our first biennial diversity data report, alongside a new process for self-reporting gender data in our publishing system.

Spending Review: enabling the chemical sciences to contribute to Green economic recovery

Today’s Spending Review leaves unanswered questions about support and investment for the chemical sciences playing their full part in a green economic recovery

Shining a light on school science technicians

The level of science technician support in schools is falling, says our new report.

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