Midsummer in the Chemistry Kitchen

The Kitchen Chemist has been busy for the last few months. My shows have mainly, but not exclusively, been about Kitchen Chemistry. Read on for an update and some photos and find out where and when this has all been happening by following the link to my events diary. Click on the lecture title for a summary of the lecture […]

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Scifest Africa 2017

Well I’m safely back from another hectic couple of weeks at Scifest Africa, the South African National Science Festival. In addition to Scifest itself I was involved in outreach at schools in Uitenhage and Grahamstwon, the iRhini township festival, the Department of Education in Port Elizabeth and also did some work with Johnson Matthey in Germiston. The highlight had to be my spot […]

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Well, did you ever…?

The Kitchen Chemist is off on his travels again soon, but is not too busy to update a few things on the website. Not only is there a new page describing the starch / iodine indicator colour change, but there are new photos in the gallery and the menus have been tweaked. Don’t forget that you can get involved and […]

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Goodbye 2016. Hello 2017

First of all I would like to wish all my readers a Happy New Year! The Kitchen Chemist has been busy in the last couple of months. There have been shows at the Royal Institution, the Institute of Education and the University of Bristol Chemistry School, together with one at the UEA. Next week Kitchen Chemistry will be visiting the […]

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Norwich Science Festival 2016

The Kitchen Chemistry show was part of Chemistry Day (26/10), a day organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry, at the Norwich Science Festival run by the Forum Trust from 18 -30 October. The Kitchen Chemist was also involved in Physics Fest which was a physics day organised by the local Institute of Physics.

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News from the Kitchen (Chemist)

Doesn’t time fly? One minute I was sorting out my return from South Africa after Science Week (which I might blog about later) and now I am preparing myself for Christmas… and beyond. In the meantime I have been busy with the website. Now I can share the news of the discussion forum and shop.

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What’s in store

The remainder of the year is looking exciting for the Kitchen Chemist. In addition to the local appearances there is a return to South Africa with Kitchen Chemistry: Seconds, a return to “where science lives” in November and a mini-tour of the South West in December.

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Why is 175 so important to the RSC this year?

If you have anything to do with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) you will have noticed that the number 175 features heavily this year. We have 175 Faces of Chemistry, 175 Minutes of Chemistry and the give-away 175 Anniversary Exhibition. Yes, the oldest chemical society in the world is 175 years old this year.

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