EuChemS Magazine

Last year, it was already announced that EuChemS will restyle its newsletters, meaning that the Brussels News Updates (BNU) and Chemistry in Europe would cease to exist at the beginning of this year. At the same time, a new newsletter called EuChemS Magazine, has been...

IUPAC Elections for the 2024-2025 Term

Every two years, IUPAC holds an election for its officers and committee members. Any qualified individual who is interested in being nominated is invited to contact his/her National Adhering Organization (NAO) and/or the current committee officers. Details on the call...

Call for Abstracts for IUPAC|CHAINS is now open

IUPAC | CHAINS 2023 – Chains beyond the molecular frontier https://iupac2023.org/ Call for Abstracts is now open. Do you have an idea for a talk at IUPAC|CHAINS 2023? Or do you want to present a poster about your research? Submit your ideas now! We are pleased to...

IUPAC Announces the 2022 Top Ten Emerging Technologies in Chemistry

Research Triangle Park, NC, USA, 18 October 2022: The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has released the results of the search for the 2022 Top Ten Emerging Technologies in Chemistry. The goal of this project is to showcase the transformative...


Finnish Chemical Societies

IUPAC (https://iupac.org/)

Representatives 2020-2021:

  • FT Susanne Wiedmer, Committee on Chemistry Education, NR 2020–2021
  • FT Tiina Sikanen, Chemistry and the Environment Division, NR 2020–2021
  • FT Susanne Wiedmer, Analytical Chemistry, TM,  2020–2021
  • Prof. Ari Koskinen, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry, NR 2020-2021
  • DT Henna Veijalainen, Chemistry and Human Health Division, NR,  2020-2021
  • Prof. Risto Laitinen, Division VIII, secretary, TM 2020-2021
  • Prof. Theo Kurten, Physical & Biophysical Chemistry Division, AM 2020-2021

EuCheMS (http://www.euchems.eu/)

Representativest 2021:

  • Division of Analytical Chemistry: Prof. Johan Bobacka
  • Division of Chemistry and the Environment: FT Jaana Koistinen
  • Division of Chemistry Education: FT Susanne Wiedmer
  • Division of Chemistry in Life Science: Prof. Paula Kiuru
  • Division of Computational Chemistry: Prof. Antti Poso
  • Division of Food Chemistry: Prof. Baoru Yang, prof. Vieno Piironen
  • Division of Green and Sustainable Chemistry:
  • Division of History of Chemistry
  • Division of Nuclear and Radiochemistry: Prof. Gareth Law
  • Division of Organic Chemistry: Prof. Ari Koskinen
  • Division of Organometallic Chemistry: Prof. Timo Repo
  • European Young Chemists’ Network (EYCN): Katja Väyrynen
  • Division of Solid State and Materials Chemistry: Prof. Maarit Karppinen

EFCE (http://efce.info/)

EFCE – European Federation of Chemical Engineering (KTY selelects representants). SKS memberships:

  • Agglomeration: Prof. Anne Juppo
  • Characterisation of Particulate Systems: Prof. Ritva Tuunila
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering: Prof. Tapio Salmi ja prof. Juha Lehtonen
  • Comminution and Classification: Prof. Kari Heiskanen
  • Computer Aided Process Engineering: Prof. Andrzej Kraslawski
  • Crystallization: Prof. Marjatta Louhi-Kultanen
  • Drying: TkT Carl-Gustav Berg
  • Education: Prof. Tuomo Sainio
  • Fluid Separation: TkT Tuomas Ouni
  • Loss Prevention: Prof. Raija Koivisto
  • Mixing: Prof. Ville Alopaeus
  • Multiphase Fluid Flow: Prof. Carl Johan Fogelholm
  • Process Intensification: Prof. Tuomas Koiranen
  • Static Electricity in Industry: TkT Jaakko Paasi
  • Thermodynamics and Transport Properties: TkT Juha-Pekka Pokki ja TkT Susanna Kuitunen

EYCN (young division of the EuChemS)

The European Young Chemists’ Network (EYCN) is a young division of the European Chemical Society (EuChemS). The EYCN was founded in 2006 and its primary goal is to connect chemists across Europe. Currently, the network has representatives from 28 countries. The representatives are young chemists under the age of 35 who aim to bring chemistry closer to a wider audience, create an exchange platform for academia and industry, as well as support young chemists at the early stage of their career. The EYCN participates actively in international events, organizes meetings and conferences, as well as arranges contests and awards young chemists.

The Finnish Chemical Society has taken part in the activities of the EYCN since 2007. The first Finnish representative was Helena Laavi who contributed to the network from 2007 to 2013. Tiina McKee continued after Laavi to pursue the interests of young chemists until 2020. The current Finnish delegate in the EYCN is Katja Väyrynen.

More information on the EYCN can be found here: https://www.euchems.eu/divisions/european-young-chemists-network/

Nordic cooperation


Prof. Mika Pettersson, University of Jyväskylä

Dalton Transactions

Kuva: Wikipedia Hansjorn

European Polymer Federation

Prof. Heikki Tenhu, University of Helsinki