S P O T L I G H T
The August '07 World Chemistry Leadership Meeting (WCLM) focused
on the promising, yet challenging, global effort to meet the commitment
that by 2020 chemicals are used and produced in ways that minimize
significant adverse effects on human health and the environment.
Colin Humphris and Mark Cesa summarize the proceedings of the WCLM.
Over the past 40 years, scientific research activities in support
of the conservation and restoration of objects and monuments belonging
to the worlds cultural heritage, have grown in number and
quality. Jan Wouters offer his reflections on the position of science
in multidisciplinary approaches.
echoes from Torino Aug '07: Report on the Opening Plenary
Lecture by Roald Hoffmann.
N E W S
Global Leadership in Knowledge Sharing
In his first column as IUPAC president Jung-Il Jin suggests a goal
of celebrating IUPAC's centennial with 100 member countries.
Applied Chemistry, the Official Journal of IUPAC, is all new
online, with better navigation, improved indexes, and searchable
Prize for Young Chemists
Call for Nominations - deadline 1 Feb 2008
> Current issue: Jan-Feb
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