100 YEARS

of creating a common language for chemistry
Plan to celebrate and get involved!
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- nominate a chemist for the Periodic Table of Younger Chemists
- organize a breakfast and participate in a virtual global handshake
- plan to celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements @iypt2019

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in Chemistry International

Chemistry and Cultural Heritage by Maria J. Melo, et al.
Apr-June 2018 issue
- A Good Beginning Makes a Good Ending, by Natalia Tarasova
- Everything Flows, by Volker Hessel
- Health for All in Dhaka, by Leiv Sydnes
- IUPAC Offers and Open Door to Chemists of the World, by Colin Humphris
& IYPT, World Metrology Day, Science for Peace, Water Crisis in Gaza, Definition of the mole, Terminology of separation methods, and much more ...

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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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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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Names approved

The Inorganic Chemistry Division considered the proposals made by the discoverers of elements 113, 115, 117, and 118, and recommended that the names and symbols be accepted:
- nihonium and symbol Nh, for the element 113
- moscovium and symbol Mc, for the element 115
- tennessine and symbol Ts, for the element 117
- oganesson and symbol Og, for the element 118

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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 100th Anniversary to be celebrated in 2019

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IUPAC Centenary coincides with the International Year of the Periodic Table

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