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UK’s paint stash totals over 50 million litres, posing environmental issues

Our campaign to raise awareness of polymers in liquid formulations (PLFs) in paints highlights how a ‘postcode lottery’ means 98% of leftover paint is being burnt or sent to landfill

A new year brings honours for our community

After another challenging year, in which scientists have continued to distinguish themselves – not least in the ongoing international fight against COVID-19 – the 2022 New Year's Honours list has been announced.

Nominate now for RSC President and vacancies on our Boards, Committee and new Subject Communities

We are now accepting nominations for our next RSC President, Member Communities Board, Professional Standards Board, Inclusion and Diversity Committee, and new Subject Community Councils.

2,923 lemons and a Guinness World Records® title!

New Guinness World Records® title for the highest voltage from a fruit battery set by the Royal Society of Chemistry, battery expert Professor Saiful Islam and science presenter Fran Scott.

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