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  • Ask Dr ChemNet questions about tricky topics in your chemistry course or practicals
  • Talk with other chemistry students
  • Read The Mole to find out about the latest developments and news in chemistry
  • Attend events to explore careers in chemistry, what university has to offer and vocational study routes
  • Access resources to help your studies
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ChemNet Events

We run a whole range of ChemNet events, from lectures to lab tours to revision sessions throughout the UK and Ireland. They are a great way for you to find out more about what it’s like to study chemistry at university, other routes into chemistry, and what chemists actually do! Below is just a highlight of some of the events, upcoming in your area. Click here for full list of ChemNet events.

Events are free for ChemNet members to attend but you must register in advance.
Members under 16 must be accompanied by a teacher, parent or guardian.


See all of our ChemNet events (Orange) and many others in our events map. To register yourself on an event click the pin near you and follow the link to the information pages. Details on registering are available there. Don't forget to check back for new events. 





The Big Bang Fair
The largest celebration of science and technology in the UK.  
Teen Tech
Lively one-day STEM events for teenagers.
West Midlands Chemistry Teachers Centre
A range of chemistry events and lectures in the midlands.
Cheltenham Festival
The Times Cheltenham Festival brings you a range of well known scientists.




Sci Fest Ireland
A series of one day science fairs all over Ireland.
Edinburgh Science Festival
One of Europe's largest science festivals.
Glasgow Science Festival
Two week festival with pop up events all year round.
Crest Awards
Find out more about STEM careers


175 minutes for chemistry

These activities count towards your 175 minutes. Find out how we're celebrating our 175th anniversary, and tell us your story here