December 2011

David Edey

British pupil claims his gold in Chemistry Olympiad

19 December 2011

Alcester teenager David Edey collected his larger-than-life gold medal from science minister David Willetts today after defeating hundreds of students from around the world.

Robert Parker

RSC celebrates 170 years of publishing

08 December 2011

The Royal Society of Chemistry celebrates 170 years of publishing today with the awarding of a Chemical Landmark plaque at the learned society's office in Cambridge.

Pound coins

EPSRC accepts offer of further assistance from RSC

08 December 2011

The funding body has invited the RSC to select representatives from the chemistry community for further engagement


Government at half way house in its life sciences plan, says chemistry chief

05 December 2011

Plans to revitalise the biomedical industry must be matched by significant investment in drug discovery, according to the chief executive of the RSC.


Pregnant women at risk from high street coffee shops

01 December 2011

High street coffee chains are unwittingly putting pregnant women at risk due to huge variations in their caffeine content.