Autism Awareness Week

This week marks World Autism Awareness Week, and 2 April is World Autism Day. We take a look at some challenges that might be faced by people with autism in STEM, and the resources we have available to help.

Celebrating IYPT 2019 in India

Professor Peter Sadler from the University of Warwick mesmerised over 550 college students and faculty members from Chennai with his public lecture on the periodic table, which showcased elements of life and medicines.

Recognition for top CCEA GCE chemistry student

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Northern Ireland Local Section Committee visited CCEA to make a presentation to Emer Kennedy, who was the top CCEA GCE Chemistry student in the summer 2017 series.

IUPAC Women’s Breakfast: Sheffield

Sheffield researchers Dr Marta Martinez Alonso and Samantha Peralta Arriaga were awarded funding from the RSC to support their IUPAC Women’s Breakfast in celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table.

Chemistry in Sheffield

Some enthusiastic member volunteers engaged the general public with chemistry at outreach events in Sheffield.

Supporting students with autism

Melissa Sheard received an Outreach Fund grant to support a community special school in Oxford with the provision of dedicated science materials to engage the students with chemistry.

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