110 years ago on this day, 14 July 1907, the famous chemist William Henry Perkin died. To commemorate this anniversary, Sophie Waring, Curator of Chemistry, looks at items in the collections linked to his most famous invention: mauveine, the first synthetic organic chemical dye.
Sophie Waring looks at how the Festival of Britain brought science and art together
Isabelle Alaya explains how to become a chocolate chemist.
At the 2016 Hay Festival, Director of External Affairs Roger Highfield interviewed the President of the Society, Nobelist Venki Ramakrishnan.