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
16+ Years

Zwittering On Podcast

Listen to Zwittering On, a podcast exploring the chemistry of our common human experience.

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
16+ 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.

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Join the Festivals of Chemistry

Students 14 – 16 years old and their educators can join our three-stage, hybrid Festivals to explore the research potential and career pathways of chemistry.

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Listen to Zwittering On!

This podcast explores the chemistry of our common human experience with new guests every week.

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Check out our Experiment of the Month

Try chemistry at home using our Experiment of the Month.

News and Articles

Read our latest news and Salters' Stories blog.

News and Articles

Discovery Days 2024 Wrap Up

The second stage of the Festivals of Chemistry has concluded, allowing more than 700 students aged 14-16 years old to ‘Discover Chemistry’ across the UK. Outreach Ambassador Harry shares his experience at two Discovery Days.

News and Articles

Apply for the Salters’ Graduate Award 2024

The Salters’ Institute is now accepting applications for our 2024 Graduate Award. This award recognise final-year chemistry and chemical engineering undergraduates who demonstrate the ability to become future leaders in their chosen field.

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