IUPAC receives the 2019 OPCW-The Hague Award

for its outstanding contribution towards the goals of the Chemical Weapons Convention
In a ceremony held in The Hague on Monday 25 November 2019, Prof Christopher Brett, IUPAC Vice President, received the 2019 OPCW-The Hague Award on behalf of the Union and its volunteers.


in Chemistry International

Elements of X
Oct-Dec 2019 Special IYPT2019 issue
We are moving into the last part of the 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table and one wonders: Is there anything left to say? Has the equation Elements of X, not been thoroughly investigated? Not quite we think, and an amazing set of authors who accepted the challenge adequately proves the point in this special issue.

Explore Elements of ...
- Education by Peter Atkins
- Stars by Maria Lugaro and Ewine van Dishoeck
- Future by Kit Chapman
- Life at the Oxo Wall by Harry B. Gray
- Technology by Michael Droescher
- Scarcity by David J. Cole-Hamilton
- Flair and Fashion by Marielle Agbahoungbata
- Heroism by Suze Kundu

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



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