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Volume 36, Issue 4



Chemistry International July-August 2014 Volume 36 No. 4

Published Online: 2014-07-17 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci.2014.36.4.1

Officer’s Column

Quo vadis—“Whither thou goest?” by Ron Weir 2


Collaborative Research Funding by Markus Behnke, Laura McConnell, and Chris Ober 4

An Experience in the Digital Age: A Virtual Conference on Computational Chemistry by Ponnadurai Ramasami, Lydia Rhyman, and Naziah Jaufeerally 8

Youth Views on Sustainability: Let’s Not Waste Our e-waste by David Dupont 10


Increasing IUPAC’s Footprint in Latin America 12

Jan-Willem Toering Appointed Director of the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society 12

Future Earth Launches New Website 13

The 2014 Thieme-IUPAC Prize Goes to Martin Burke 13

The Project Place

Recommended Methods for the Structural Identification of Biologically Active Compounds in Food and Flavor Chemistry 14

Terminology for Separation of Macromolecules 14

Methods for the SI Value Assignment of the Purity of Organic Compounds for use as Primary Reference Materials and Calibrators 15

Glossary on Renewable Chemistry 15

Successful Drug Discoveries 16

Metrological Traceability of Measurement Results in Chemistry: basic concepts required for intercontinental communication of results 16

Great Lakes Regional Workshop 18

Making an imPACt

Alcohols + Hydrocarbons + Water 19

ICTAC nomenclature of thermal analysis (IUPAC Recommendations 2014) 19

Definition of the transfer coefficient in electrochemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 2014) 19

Assessment of international reference materials for isotope-ratio analysis (IUPAC Technical Report) 20

Rare Earth Metal Fluorides in Water and Aqueous Systems 20


New Edition of the “IUPAC Blue Book” Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry—IUPAC Recommendations and Preferred Names 2013 22

Laboratory Statistics, Handbook of Formulas and Terms reviewed by Dave Koch and Emily Ryan 23

Future Energy: Improved, Sustainable and Clean Options for our Planet, 2nd Edition 24

Polymers and Materials 24

Polymer-Solvent Complexes and Intercalates POLYSOLVAT–9 24

Marie Curie’s Family: the Spirit and the Letter 24


Symbols of the Elements, Part III (concluded) by Juris Meija 25

On the Naming and Symbols for Elements 115 and 112 by Eric Scerri 26

Stamps International

The Heart and Soul of Turmeric by Daniel Rabinovich 27

Conference Call

Scoping the Future of Education in Chemistry by Stephen Matlin 28

Frontiers of Polymers and Advanced Materials by Paul Kilmartin 31

Chemistry Conference for Young Scientists by Paul De Bièvre 32

Where 2B & Y 33

Mark Your Calendar 36

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Published Online: 2014-07-17

Published in Print: 2014-07-01

Citation Information: Chemistry International, Volume 36, Issue 4, Pages 1–1, ISSN (Online) 1365-2192, ISSN (Print) 0193-6484, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci.2014.36.4.1.

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