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2021 Ryoji Noyori ACES Award Open for Nominations

The 2021 Ryoji Noyori ACES Award, which recognizes outstanding work in chemistry, is open for nominations until April 30, 2020. The 12 societies of the Asian Chemical Editorial Society (ACES) have established the award to honor Professor Noyori’s instrumental role in nurturing the collaborative ACES spirit and as… Read More

What Makes Metal–Organic Frameworks Beautiful?

Susumu Kitagawa, Editorial Board Chair of Chemistry – An Asian Journal and Co-Chair of ChemNanoMat, has been interviewed on ChemistryViews. If you’d like to hear about what he thinks makes metal-organic frameworks special then check out the video here. Read More

Free access to two ACES journals article highlights

– Chemistry – An Asian Journal: Article Highlights: Very Important Paper + Minireviews – Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry: Article Highlights: Very Important Paper + Minireviews These article highlights are free to read until December 31, 2019. Read More

Video competition deadline extended

The chemical element video competition deadline has been extended to the 16th of October. Competition is open to New Zealand primary, intermediate, and secondary school students, with cash prizes up for grabs. Get your short video on your favourite element in now! More details can be found here: https://nzic.org.nz/iypt-video-competition/… Read More

Limerick Competition

Show us the poet in you by composing a chemistry-themed limerick and help us celebrate the 150th birthday of the Periodic Table! 1869 is considered the birth of the Periodic Table of Elements. 2019 is the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements and has therefore been proclaimed… Read More

18th Asian Chemical Congress

The 18th Asian Chemical Congress (18th ACC) and the 20th General Assembly of the Federation of Asian Chemical Societies (FACS) will be held at the Taipei International Convention Center in Taiwan in December 8-12, 2019. The ACC is a biennial event organized by FACS. The general objective of the Federation is to promote… Read More

What’s the most boring element?

It is the International Year of the Periodic Table (#IYPT2019), and Allan Blackman has been investigating the 118 known chemical elements as part of a series of short podcasts on Radio New Zealand. This process has highlighted the fact that every element, no matter how abundant or obscure, has its own story — the… Read More

Chemistry – An Asian Journal: Special Issue on π‐Conjugated Compounds for Molecular Materials

Guest-edited by Satoru Hiroto (Kyoto University) and Jishan Wu (National University of Singapore), this Special Issue serves as a portal to the world of π‐conjugated compounds for molecular materials, covering vast topics, such as aggregation-induced emission, porphyrins and their derivatives, semiconducting and conducting materials, nanographenes, radicals, stimuli-responsive materials, and polymers. Enjoy free… Read More