IUPAC Poster Prizes

Encourage young chemists
With the IUPAC Poster Prize program, National Adhering Organizations and eligible IUPAC-endorsed conferences can encourage interest in conferences among young chemists.

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SAO PAULO, BRAZIL 2017

49th General Assembly and 46th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress
9-14 July 2017
For the first time in South America, IUPAC will bring an entire continent of chemists closer to the global community. We will deliver an unforgettable IUPAC Congress, energized by the passion, hospitality and creativity of the Brazilian people.

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The Italian spirit of Green Chemistry

After Dresden, Moscow, Ottawa, Foz do Iguaçu and Durban, the 6th IUPAC Green Chemistry Conference is coming to Venice, Italy
4-8 September 2016
Green Chemists map the way to a sustainable future, and foster the development of industrially significant, and economic, breakthrough technologies.

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Naming Four New Elements

Following the earlier claims for discovery of elements 113, 115, 117, and 118, the discoverers have been invited to propose names. The following are now disclosed for public review:
nihonium and symbol Nh, for the element 113;
moscovium and symbol Mc, for the element 115;
tennessine and symbol Ts, for the element 117; and
oganesson and symbol Og, for the element 118.

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PARIS, FRANCE 2019

50th General Assembly and 47th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress
IUPAC Centenary Celebration
5-12 July 2019
IUPAC will celebrate 100 years holding its 50th General Assembly and 47th World Congress in Paris, France, along with a dedicated session and exhibition and gallery of IUPAC Presidents.

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in Chemistry International

May-Aug 2016 issue
COVER feature: Science at Play, by Bonnie Lawlor
- Chemistry in Guatemala, by Erick Estrada
- Tackling the Big Challenges, by Javier Garcia Martinez
- What the Public Really Thinks, by Jon Edwards et al
- InChI as a Research Tool, by Henry Rzepa et al
- IUPAC Names in Glossaries, by Doug Templeton
- #ColorOurCollections, by Fabienne Meyers
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InChI

What on Earth is InChI?
Watch this set of videos to find out more about the InChI and why it’s so cool.
The first video introduces the InChI standard to represent chemical structures. The second describes the background to the development of the InChI standard. The third is about the Googleable InChI Key. And the fourth explains how InChI enables the linking of information.

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The Hague Ethical Guidelines

The IUPAC Bureau has approved a request from OPCW to endorse and promote the Guidelines
The Hague Ethical Guidelines are intended to serve as elements for ethical codes and discussion points for ethical issues related to the practice of chemistry.

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Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry

Brief guide update available
This four-sided document is readily available for reference or inclusion in textbooks and similar publications.

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Advancing the Worldwide Role of Chemistry

IUPAC serves the international scientific endeavor in the dual function of a fundamental science and mission-oriented Union. The Union is in a unique position to contribute to the central interdisciplinary chemical sciences.

  • An

    Analytical Chemistry

  • Ph

    Physical Chemistry

  • En

    Chemistry and Environment

  • Or

    Organic Chemistry

  • In

    Inorganic Chemistry

  • Wn

    Chemistry Applied to World Needs

  • Pc

    Publications and Cheminformatics Data Standards

  • Hh

    Chemistry and Human Health

  • Po

    Polymer

  • Nt

    Nomenclature and Terminology

  • Ec

    Chemistry Education

  • Ic

    Chemistry and Industry

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IUPAC is seeking Expressions of Intent to host the GA/Congress in 2021 and 2023

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Upcoming Event: 15 August 2016

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHEMISTRY EDUCATION

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