The First European Chemistry Congress was held in Budapest, Hungary, 27-31 August, and brought together about 3,000 chemists from a wide range of scientific fields. It was organised by the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS).
The Hungarian Chemical Society is gearing up for its centenary celebration in May 2007. According to the society’s President Alajos K?lm?n, Hungary has about six or seven universities with strong chemistry departments.
Read more dispatches from the conference at the Chemistry World blog.