This week marks World Autism Awareness Week, and 2 April is World Autism Day. We take a look at some challenges that might be faced by people with autism in STEM, and the resources we have available to help.
ChemSci Pick of the Week (INFOGRAPHIC) – Professor Zhengtao Deng and his team from Nanjing University in China have developed a new photoluminescent material that could be used to make more efficient and environmentally friendly LEDs.
Professor Peter Sadler from the University of Warwick mesmerised over 550 college students and faculty members from Chennai with his public lecture on the periodic table, which showcased elements of life and medicines.
Sheffield researchers Dr Marta Martinez Alonso and Samantha Peralta Arriaga were awarded funding from the RSC to support their IUPAC Women’s Breakfast in celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table.
ChemSci Pick of the Week (INFOGRAPHIC) – The first example of an insertion of carbon monoxide into a bismuth–nitrogen bond could pave the way to using heavy p-block metals in place of transition metals in chemical synthesis.