Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences.

With over 51,000 members and a knowledge business that spans the globe, we are the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists; a not-for-profit organisation with 170 years of history and an international vision for the future. We promote, support and celebrate chemistry. We work to shape the future of the chemical sciences – for the benefit of science and humanity.

Working for the Royal Society of Chemistry

Working for the Royal Society of Chemistry means working for an organisation with a solid foundation for success, a global reputation for quality and a developing global presence. As a member of our team, you will have opportunities everyday to advance the chemical sciences through ambitious strategies which are providing incredibly diverse career opportunities.

Your career could take many directions including areas such as publishing, education, conferences or science policy. We believe it is essential for us to focus on recruiting, retaining and developing the best people to fulfil our goal of advancing the chemical sciences.


Products and services

EnterprisePlus - supporting small companies in the chemical sciences

At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we believe the chemical science industry has the power to create solutions to some of society’s biggest challenges.

EnterprisePlus is a dedicated service for micro, small and medium-sized companies performing chemistry based R&D.

We provide tools to help you promote your business, recruit and develop your theright people and find the connections, opportunities and resources you need to grow.

People and skills 

Free  recruitment advert at ChemistryWorldJobs

Grants for :

  • Higher Apprenticeships
  • Industrial Placements
  • Internships

Training vouchers


15 free downloads of our articles- £10 per article

Free Webinars

Business development

Free advert in ChemistryWorld

Opportunities for promotion – including exhibiting at our events 


Both at events and online 

Free for companies under 50 employees

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Royal Society of Chemistry Benevolent Fund

The Royal Society of Chemistry Benevolent Fund supports members and their families in difficult times, through advice and guidance, financial support and volunteer support

We offer advice and guidance to all of our members as well as their spouse, partner or dependents, regardless of length of membership.

What we can help with

We have a flexible approach to helping you resolve difficulties no matter how big or small. Our advisors can assist you confidentially and signpost you to support on a variety of issues including the following:

  • claiming benefits
  • problems with debt
  • housing issues
  • health issues
  • career support
  • checking your rights

Every case is different so our support and advice is tailored to your individual circumstances.

We can put you in touch with specialist independent organisations if you require further support, and where appropriate, and only with your permission, we can refer you to our specialist careers team or other colleagues who can support you in your profession.

Contact us to find out how we can help you.

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