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International Union of Pure and Applied
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
(IUPAC) serves to advance the worldwide aspects of the chemical sciences
and to contribute to the application of chemistry in the service of
Mankind. As a scientific, international, non-governmental and objective
body, IUPAC can address many global issues involving the chemical sciences.
Here are the latest News & Notices issued by the Union and the Union's
The latest developments of the IUPAC
website, News Archives, and the
are also accessible from this area.
IUPAC to learn who we are and what we do. View the organization
chart, and locate people within various bodies of the Union. Browse
the Index of Members.
Eight committees coordinate the work of the Union in various areas
of chemistry, such as nomenclature and symbols, educational and industrial
Almost 1200 chemists throughout the world are engaged on a voluntary
basis in the scientific work of IUPAC. Eight divisions -disciplines
of chemistry- constitute the core of active research.
IUPAC encourages the submission of projects in all areas of chemistry
relevant to its work. This area contains information on how to submit
a project, on current projects and related information.
The completion of a project usually results in the preparation of
a report or recommendation. These reports are sorted here by disciplines
and compiled with their references. As part of the reviewing process,
IUPAC seeks public comments -your comments- on provisional
Each year IUPAC sponsors a large number of symposia that cover a
wide range of specialized topics in chemistry. Look here for the calendars,
complete contact information, and reference of resulting publication.
Information on how to apply for
sponsorship and financial
support, access to other conference calendars are also available.
Membership Program - AMP
If you want to become involved in the Union's activity, you will
find here details on the AMP and contact information for the participating
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to Scientific Press can be found in this area.
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