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Publicly Available Published by De Gruyter January 11, 2016


Chemistry International January-February 2016 Volume 38 No. 1

From the journal Chemistry International

Officer’s Column

President’s Column by Natalia Tarasova 2

IUPAC’s New Strategic Plan by Mark Cesa 4

A New Approach to Calculating National Subscriptions by Colin Humphris 6


Chemistry and War: How Chemistry Underpinned the Great War by Michael Freemantle 8

International Comparisons of Tertiary Chemistry Education: A Best-Practice Approach for Development and Quality Enhancement by Maja Elmgren, Felix Ho and Eva Åkesson 13

GEOTRACES: High Quality Marine Analytical Chemistry on a Global Scale by David Turner and Ed Urban 16


2016 to Be the International Year of Global Understanding 18

Green Chemistry for Life Grant Programme—Call for Applications 18

2016 IUPAC-Richter Prize—Call for Nominations 19

The Hague Ethical Guidelines 19

Crystallography for the Next Generation 20

Light and Chemistry 20

In Memoriam: Robert ‘Bob’ F. T. Stepto 21

In Memoriam: Camille Georges Wermuth 22

Project Place

Brief Guide to Polymerization Terminology 23

Can Random Motion Look the Same from Different Perspectives? 24

Making an ImPACt

Physisorption of Gases, With Special Reference to the Evaluation of Surface Area and Pore Size Distribution (IUPAC Technical Report) 25

International Vocabulary of Metrology 25

Seminal InChI Publications 25

IUPAC Provisional Recommendations

Glossary of Terms Used in Extraction 26

Vocabulary of Concepts and Terms in Chemometrics 27

How to Name New Chemical Elements 27

Compendium of Terminology and Nomenclature of Properties in Clinical Laboratory Sciences 27


The Lost Elements: the Periodic Table’s Shadow Side 28

Successful Drug Discovery 29

Conference Call

IUPAC-2015 World Chemistry Congress 32

Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Materials 34

Where 2B & Y 35

Stamps International

Farewell to Uncle Tungsten’s Nephew 39

Mark Your Calendar 40

Published Online: 2016-1-11
Published in Print: 2016-1-1

©2016 by Walter de Gruyter Berlin/Boston

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