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Publicly Available Published by De Gruyter May 31, 2016


Chemistry International May-August 2016 Volume 38 No. 3-4

From the journal Chemistry International

Officer’s Column

The Roles of the Past President by Mark Cesa 4


Chemistry in Guatemala by Erick Estrada 6

Tackling the Big Challenges of the Future—the Role of Chemistry by Javier Garcia Martinez 10

What the Public Really Thinks About Chemistry by Jon Edwards, Chiara Ceci, and Elisabeth Ratcliffe 16

Science at Play: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow! by Bonnie Lawlor 20

InChI As a Research Data Management Tool by Henry S. Rzepa, Andrew Mclean, and Matthew J. Harvey 24


Michael J. Sofia, Ph.D. is Awarded the 2016 IUPAC-Richter Prize 27

Green Chemistry for Life Grants Awarded 27

PhosAgro/UNESCO/IUPAC Green Chemistry for Life Grant Programme 29

Fifth Polymer International-IUPAC Award Winner goes to Richard Hoogenboom 29

In Memoriam: Ernest Maréchal 30

Making an ImPACt

Atomic Weights of the Elements 2013 (IUPAC Technical Report) 31

Isotopic Compositions of the Elements 2013 (IUPAC Technical Report) 31

Substance-related Environmental Monitoring Strategies Regarding Soil, Groundwater and Surface Water 31

Stamps International

Essential Chemistry 33

Up for Discussion

The Use of IUPAC Names in Glossaries by Doug Templeton 34

Provisional Recommendations

Comprehensive Definition of Oxidation State 40

How to Name Atoms in Phosphates, Polyphosphates, their Analogues, and Transition State Analogues for Enzyme-catalysed Phosphoryl Transfer Reactions 40

Guidelines for the Use of Atomic Weights 40

Conference Call

CHEMRAWN XX Herbal Medicine for Health Care in the 21st Century 41

Chemistry and Human Health 42

From Big Data to Chemical Information 44

Where 2B & Y 47

Mark Your Calendar 51

Issue cover image: Chemical Heritage Foundation Science at Play is the first major exhibition to focus on chemistry sets. The exhibit has on display a broad spectrum of fascinating and colorful miniature scientific laboratories for children. Bonnie Lawlor visited CHF and reported p. 20. Photo by Conrad Erb.

Published Online: 2016-5-31
Published in Print: 2016-5-1

©2016 by Walter de Gruyter Berlin/Boston

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