March 2011


Marie Curie

London nuclear medicine event to feature scientific and musical tribute to great Poles

31 March 2011

Two Polish geniuses will be commemorated: Marie Curie and Frederic Chopin



Nuclear power station

RSC welcomes King report on a low carbon nuclear future

29 March 2011

The RSC welcomes the publication today of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment report: A low carbon nuclear future.



Phosphorus

Chemists warn of world food production crisis

27 March 2011

Global production of phosphorus fertiliser could peak and decline later this century, causing shortages and price spikes that jeopardise world food production.



Osborne

Osborne's budget finally provides some good news for science - but long-term question marks remain

23 March 2011

Budget for growth: a much needed boost for science and enterprise, according to the president of the RSC.



Ambassador Üzümcü

Chemical weapons expert gives speech at Burlington House

23 March 2011

UK visit by the Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, HE Ambassador Üzümcü during the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011)



Professor Lesley Yellowlees

Scottish scientist to be first woman President of the RSC

22 March 2011

Professor Lesley Yellowlees will take up her role in 2012



Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster

Nuclear reactors

18 March 2011

Information on nuclear reactors and fuel from the RSC Radiochemistry Group



Potassium iodide

RSC warns against scaremongering over the Japan crisis and global supplies of iodine

16 March 2011

Scientists have warned against panic buying of potassium iodide tablets as the crisis in Japan continues.



Professor David Phillips

Government's protection of science a myth, says RSC president

04 March 2011

The belief that science in the UK is being protected has finally been exposed as a myth, according to the president of the Royal Society of Chemistry.