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Since IUPAC was established, an enormous body of documents related to chemistry has been produced and become an important part of the foundation on which the practice of and education […]

eTOC ‘Chemistry International’ – Oct-Dec 2021

A new issue of Chemistry International is now available. Chemistry International Volume 43, Issue 4, Oct 2021. This issue includes the feature article presenting the IUPAC 2021 Top Ten Emerging Technologies in Chemistry.

IUPAC CropChem News - Issue 2 - October 2021

The IUPAC Advisory Committee on Crop Protection Chemistry is an international group of volunteers comprised of approximately thirty scientists from academia, industry, government, regulators and private consultancies dealing with crop […]




CHEMRAWN XXII E-waste in Africa

CHEMRAWN XXII is the follow-up of the IUPAC e-waste workshop held in Sao Paulo in 2017. However, the scope of this project/conference is wider, industries are involved, a fieldtrip to see firsthand the complexity of the issue is included, a workshop for young participants to nourish entrepreneurship is integrated, educational aspects will be discussed, and[...]

Effective teaching tools and methods to learn about e-waste

One of the recommended outcomes from the Future Actions Committee Report formulated at CHEMRAWN XXII ‘E-waste in Africa’ was to “Develop a course in e-waste for university students.” This project will address and provide educational materials and insights for younger students and teachers working in secondary education. Knowledge about chemical problems related to e-waste handling[...]

International Teacher Survey on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC) Practical Activities

Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC) and the Circular Economy (CE) are increasingly being addressed in intended secondary school curricula globally. Biopolymers, greener alternatives to household substances, solutions to e-waste and food valorization make for interesting real-world contexts addressing important global issues that secondary school educators can incorporate into their teaching. However, it is not known[...]