50th General Assembly and 47th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress
CALL for Abstracts now open
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.


in Chemistry International

Science as a Human Right
Oct-Dec 2018 issue
- Towards 2019 and the Future by Christopher Brett
- Chemistry of Small Spaces by Susumu Kitagawa
- IUPAC in the (real) clouds by Timothy J. Wallington et al.
- Chemistry: The Driving Force for Emerging Technologies by Michael Droescher
- A look at ChemRxiv by Bonnie Lawlor
- International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) by Walter Staveloz
& News and Prizes, project announcements, and more ...



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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IUPAC Poster Prizes

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


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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    Publications and Cheminformatics Data Standards

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    Nomenclature and Terminology

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    Chemistry Education

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    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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