International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Richard Jones Ideas Activities
  • Professor, IUPAC
    Canterbury, Kent, UK
  • Email
    Tel 01227768019
  • Sector:

    Tertiary Education
  • Organizations:

    University of Kent
    Polymer International
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
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By now, I am a retired academic polymer chemist. However, I maintain interest in my subject as an active member of the Polymer Division of IUPAC and as an Executive Editor of Polymer International. Within the former, I am the present chairperson of the Subcommittee on Polymer Terminology.