June 2010


Bank notes

Don't leave physics and chemistry departments with an uncertain future

24 June 2010

The RSC and Institute of Physics join to warn of the perils of inadequate research funding



ChemSpider logo

ChemSpider wins 'Most Innovative Software' Award

18 June 2010

RSC's free online chemical database takes another international award



Students

Failure of examination boards must signal ruthless approach in future

18 June 2010

CEO's comments on the rejection this week by Ofqual of all the revised science GCSE qualifications



London bombing

Scientists develop peroxide sensor to combat terrorist attacks

14 June 2010

Chemical sensor developed to detect even the smallest traces of TATP



Richard Pike, Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Chemistry

RSC offers exam advice to Education Secretary

10 June 2010

Richard Pike extends the expertise of the RSC to Michael Gove in a letter



Power station

Nuclear power can be obtained from seawater, say scientists

07 June 2010

American scientists discover a new way of isolating uranyl ions in seawater



Dr Richard Pike

Gulf disaster will not write off the hydrocarbon age

01 June 2010

Richard Pike warns that oil's dominance is far from over in a letter to The Times