October 2010


Elementary rise in chemistry students at university

21 October 2010

The number of chemistry students in Higher Education reached a record high in 2010

Bank notes

Science freeze less than feared, but concern for future

20 October 2010

Protecting the research budget is vital to reviving the UK's economy


Mobile phone app could screen shellfish, say scientists

18 October 2010

A mobile app to check shellfish for food poisoning is a step closer to reality


Birthplace of world famous drugs honoured with chemical landmark

16 October 2010

Pfizer's research site in Sandwich is the latest recipient of the RSC's blue landmark plaque award

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Chemistry is indispensible to the country's health and wealth

15 October 2010

Ahead of the Comprehensive Spending Review the RSC has campaigned tirelessly for British science


RSC statement on Browne report

12 October 2010

Science should not become the preserve of the rich, but open to all regardless of background

RSC Innovation Awards

Chemistry makes its mark on science top 100

11 October 2010

The Times's list of 100 top British science features three RSC Past Presidents and many more chemists

Richard Pike, Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Chemistry chief calls on Britain's wealthiest to aid university funding

10 October 2010

Britain should look to the US in how alumni can support their alma mater, says Richard Pike

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University science degrees best value for taxpayers' money, say public

07 October 2010

An Ipsos MORI poll for the RSC found seven out of eight top-regarded subjects were sciences

Nobel prize medal

Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for coupling reactions

06 October 2010

Palladium-based chemistry by Heck, Negishi and Suzuki takes this years' prize

Red onions

Scientists unearth secret health properties of onions

06 October 2010

Scientists discover why red onions may make you cry, but are good for the heart

Richard Pike, Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Chemistry

RSC calls on government to invest in excellence

05 October 2010

The RSC sent its submission to the 2010 Comprehensive Spending Review yesterday

School lab

RSC position on Science is Vital campaign

04 October 2010

The RSC outlines its position regarding the Science is Vital campaign