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1st International Summer School in Supramolecular Chemistry

29th May - 2nd June 2022
Hotel Flamingo, Santa Margherita di Pula (CA), Italy.

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A new equilibrium for supramolecular chemists

"Early-career researchers have been particularly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To re-assemble the supramolecular research community, the inaugural Women in Supramolecular Chemistry workshop promoted a community-led approach to skills development, as Ruhee Dawood and Alyssa-Jennifer Avestro recount."


My first 50 years' attempts to combine research, family life and institutional leadership

A talk from Prof. Jeremy Sanders, University of Cambridge.

28th October 2021, 09:30  (UK time)

Register here for vMASC events


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Cagliari, September 2021.

The workshop was organised in partnership with vMASC, and was runin a hybrid format to include both in person and virtual attendees.

Thanks to all of the organisers, presenters, attendees and sponsors who all worked together to make this such a special event!

You can read the workshop report here.

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From academic lab to commercial enterprise

8th April 2021

Register here for our joint vMASC/ WISC Panel discussion.


Submit your questions in advance for our panel including patent law representatives from Barker Brettell and Prof. Tony James (University of Bath).

Download the presentation titled "An introduction to patenting chemical
innovation" from Barker Brettell here.

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Careers Discussion Panel

28th January 2021

Register here for our joint vMASC/ WISC Careers Panel discussion.


Submit your questions in advance for representatives from publishing, industrial research, science policy and patent law.

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Cagliari, September 2021.

This workshop will:

– provide an introduction to standard experimental techniques used by the Supramolecular Chemistry community.

– provide a mentoring framework for young researchers, particularly women.

– initiate collaborations and peer group connections.

– promote inclusion and diversity within the Supramolecular Chemistry community through participation of diverse young researchers.


Joint vMASC and WISC seminar

3rd December 2020

Speaker: Vivienne Parry

Topic: Science, communication and the media.

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RSC Inclusion and Diversity Forum 2020

Click here to view our virtual poster about Establishing a Women In Supramolecular Chemistry (WISC) network.

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1st October 2020

Q&A session as part of the MASC Early Career virtual symposium.

Topics will include mentoring, career progression, parenting and disruptions due to Covid.

Follow @RSC_MASC for registration details.

Submit your questions in advance by email, DM on Twitter or anonymously via our survey.


ChemPlusChem Virtual Symposium

22nd September 2020

A 1-day symposium featuring speakers from the supramolecular chemistry community, in association with the ChemPlusChem special issue on Supramolecular Chemistry: Young Talents and their Mentors.

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