Making Chemistry Matter for All

The Salters’ Institute, a registered charity based in London, creates innovative programming to promote chemistry and related sciences. We engage with diverse audiences and ensure that chemistry is accessible for all.

Our Programmes

Our outreach is underpinned by four main strands: Chemistry for All, Chemistry for Scholars, Chemistry for Good and Chemistry for Community.

Our Programmes
0 - Adults

Public Programmes

Creating meaningful interactions and experiences that promote chemistry, science and the Salters' Company’s and Institute’s history.

Our Programmes
11 - 14 Years

Chemistry Club

Chemistry Club is an innovative, interactive educational platform which sparks and nurtures an interest in chemistry through independent learning.

Our Programmes
14 - 16 Years

Festivals of Chemistry

Festivals of Chemistry encourage learners to ‘Discover Chemistry’ and explore all that chemistry offers as a subject area and as a pathway to many careers.

Our Programmes
18 - 25 Years

Outreach Ambassadors

Learn more about our Outreach Ambassadors Programme for undergraduates studying chemistry and related sciences across the UK.

Our Programmes
18+ Years

Awards Programme

Our awards programme recognises and celebrates excellence in the teaching and learning of, and leadership within, chemistry and related sciences.

Our Programmes
18+ Years

Our Alumni

Salters’ Alumni are based all over the world. They comprise Salters’ prize and award winners, including scholars and bursary holders from the Salters’ Charitable Foundation.

Partnership opportunities

Partnership opportunities

Are you interested in collaborating with us and inspiring future chemists and scientists? We’d love to hear from you.

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Get Involved

Stay up-to-date with our upcoming events and opportunities.

Get Involved

Take part in our Chemistry for Good Challenge this summer!

Aimed at 11-14 year olds, join Stage 3 of our Festivals of Chemistry and get stuck into a nationwide challenge which explores how we can use chemistry to make the world a greener place.

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Open House

Attend a guided tour led by Members of the Salters’ Company that brings our incredible story to life and uncovers our rich history and outreach work.

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Apply for our NEW Technician Award

Practical science is not possible without technicians whose expertise and skills help inspire new generations of chemists and scientists. We are thrilled to announce that our new Salters’ Technician Award is now live!

News and Articles

Read our latest news and Salters' Stories blog.

News and Articles

Wild City Winners

Through our Wild City project, schools learnt about the importance of biodiversity in our individual lives and in society. In July, we crowned the winning school and brought their design to life!

News and Articles

Salters' Stories: Dr William L Wilkinson

William received a scholarship from the Salters’ Institute and graduated in Chemical Engineering in 1956. Discover his incredible journey into the chemical industry, including becoming President of the Institution of Chemical Engineers in 1980.

News and Articles

Lunchtime Lectures

Our third and final Lunchtime Lecture, exploring the hidden chemistry in medicine with Professor Sir David Klenerman, was a fantastic way to round off our 2022 Lunchtime Lecture series. Thank you to all who attended.

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