in Chemistry International

Oct-Dec 2021 issue
In the current issue ...
- Restructuring IUPAC at the Turn of the 20th Century
- Systems Thinking and Sustainability
- IOCD turns 40
- IUPAC Top Ten Emerging Technologies in Chemistry
- Combat Ethical Pollution in the Chemical Community
- One Hundred Years of Insulin

& News, Projects, imPACt, and more ...


November 7-11, 2021
IUPAC and The Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN) announces CHEMRAWN XXII E-Waste In Africa Conference in conjunction with the 44th Annual International Conference (44th AIC) of CSN. This special edition of the conference commemorates CSN’s 50 Years Anniversary. The conference will hold at the Yard 158, Oregun, Lagos, Nigeria.
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Emerging Technologies have huge potential to transform the chemical landscape. This IUPAC project is to showcase the value of Chemistry and to inform the general public as to how the chemical sciences contribute to the well-being of society and the sustainability of Planet Earth.


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If so, the IUPAC Periodic Table Challenge is just for you.

Diversity and Inclusion

Chemistry is all about diversity: each new bond, each additional group makes the whole richer and stronger. IUPAC recognizes that to fulfill its vision, it must strongly commit to embracing and promoting transparency, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities for all.

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.

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    Chemistry Applied to World Needs

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    Nomenclature and Terminology

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    Chemistry Education

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    Green Chemistry for Sustainable Development

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