• Welcome to ChemNet

    Hello and welcome to ChemNet, the place for all your chemistry needs.
    Get free chemistry help from our experts.
    Find out where chemistry could take your career.
    Keep up to date with the world of chemistry .
    Membership benefits include:
    Events based all over UK and Ireland, including hands on workshops, university visits, industry visits and much more.
    Exclusive members only events, study help and careers advice.
    Electronic copy of The Mole, our magazine just for 14-18 year students.
    Ask the expert service - Dr ChemNet can answer your chemistry questions.

    We run a whole range of free ChemNet events, from lectures to lab tours to chemistry help 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!
    Previous events include a tour and hands on activities at LGC Forensics labs, flavour chemistry experiments at Omega labs, an insight into the internal working of a nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point and exploring the links between chemistry and art at the Mary Rose museum.
    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.

  • Ask the Experts!

    Stuck on a tricky topic and can't find the answer?
    Can't get your practical investigation to work?
    Just need chemistry help?

    Then ask Dr ChemNet, our team of chemistry experts.

    Not sure if university is the right option for you?
    Can't decide whether to opt for triple science or not?
    Struggling with what extra curricula activities look good on your personal statement?

    Join the Dr Careers discussion where you can get advice and guidance to make you confident about your future. 

  • Fancy a read?

    Want to find out what others think about chemistry? 
    Think you're the only one struggling with UCAS forms?

    Sara, Caitlin and Matthew, our talented bloggers, will be sharing their experiences with you in their regular series! Surface Tension, Berylliumt Ideas and Lab Report will have you realising you're not the only one feeling a bit lost with organic chemistry, nervous about results, or just looking for a good chemistry pun. 

    P.S. Don't forget to comment, we're sure they would appreciate to hear from you all!



Whether it is asking Dr Careers, Dr ChemNet or each other for help, there is always a new set of discussions taking place on ChemNet for you to get involved with. Don't forget if you find anything on the internet that you want to show the rest of your ChemNet friends, use the ShareIn button in your browser. 

Your latest ChemNet Competition is live. Test yourself on your knowledge of scientists on the big and little screens. See if you can work out what films our famous names are from, and what area of science they work in. This month's prize is two cinema tickets to a film at your nearest cinema. 

Our events are taking place all across the UK and Ireland. Don't forget to keep checking the map to find out when the next ChemNet event is near you. Don't forget to check out some of the events held by other science supporters too.  

New items to review have been suggested so don't forget to try them out and let the community know what you think. If you see something that you like don't forget to pop it into the review section to let others know about it too. Books, events, apps and more can be found here.


Are you a teacher?

If the answer is yes then we are really glad that you have found us. ChemNet is for students between 14-18 providing chemistry help and support. Whilst it is strictly a no teacher zone, the Royal Society of Chemistry has lots of resources available for teachers too. See just a few below: 

ChemNet Events - Why not take a look at our list of events. Whether its a careers event, and industry visit or an experimental trip, see what your class would like to attend and bring them along.  
Talk Chemistry - A community, hosted on MyRSC for all those teaching the chemical sciences. Here you can share resources, tips, and discuss anything which may be of interest.
Learn Chemistry - Learn Chemistry has hundreds of resources to help you teach chemistry. Our teaching section features chemistry demonstrations, assessment tools, handouts and worksheets, from primary age to HE.
Education In Chemistry - News, opinion and features from Education in Chemistry, the voice of innovative chemistry teaching and best practice


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