April 2009

Dish of Cadbury's chocolate on a Union Jack flag

Cadbury beats Hershey in London public tasting

28 April 2009

The RSC invited the public to try UK and US chocolate

Dr Richard Pike

Electric car subsidies do not serve green goals

28 April 2009

The RSC chief executive writes in a guest column in today's Financial Times

Richard Pike

Richard Pike invited to write for top political comment magazine

24 April 2009

Public Service Review: Science and Technology ask the RSC CEO how chemical scientists will meet future challenges

Professor Hagan Bayley of Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Radio 4 highlights RSC award-winning entrepreneur

24 April 2009

Hagan Bayley, Chemistry World Entrepreneur of the Year 2009, is held up as an example to the Chancellor of well-nurtured new science

A Mini Cooper from the 1969 film The Italian Job

RSC Italian Job competition shortlisted for national award

23 April 2009

Hang on a minute, lads - we really did have a great idea

Power station

Double-action power stations: energy and hydrogen

23 April 2009

Gas power plants could be cheaply retrofitted to generate hydrogen as well as power, scientists say in Green Chemistry

RSC President Dave Garner

Green shoots may fail to grow

22 April 2009

The RSC's President, Dave Garner, comments on the Budget

Nuclear power station

Dragging our feet in nuclear power and the skills gap

17 April 2009

Richard Pike writes to The Times newspaper, 16 April

Tesla roadster

RSC calls for less spin on electric cars

17 April 2009

The attractive concept of the electric car, right now in the UK, is inadvertently heading for a crash

SCORE logo

Science community welcomes delay of Science Diploma

17 April 2009

More development of the qualification is needed, says SCORE

Gessica Howarth, 5-Decade Challenge top-10 student

RSC rewards excellence in Bangor

14 April 2009

Gessica Howarth ranked in the top 10 from 1300 in the RSC's national chemistry challenge

Dr Richard Pike

The modern role of the learned society

09 April 2009

Richard Pike considers the RSC's place in contributing to society in a prominent European journal

Pocket billiard balls

Billiard balls to USA will mark British claim

07 April 2009

The RSC claims that celluloid is a British invention


Joint society statement pushing for a sustained investment in research

03 April 2009

The RSC and wider science community stress the need for continued science funding

Sir Richard Friend

British scientist receives King Faisal International Prize for Science

02 April 2009

Professor Sir Richard Friend was awarded this prestigious prize for pioneering work on polymer semiconducting devices

chemistry teacher

RSC welcomes schools Select Committee report

02 April 2009

The RSC welcomes a report by the Children, Schools and Families Select Committee calling for greater trust in schools