Sir Martyn, the originator of the Periodic Table of Videos, will join us for a Café Chimique-style event with a 30 minute talk and then open questions. As of December 2017 the YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers and the videos have surpassed 170 million views.
The venue for this event is the British School of Brussels and this event will be free for all. Drinks and snacks will be available throughout the evening.
Sir Martyn Poliakoff CBE FRS FREng studied at King's College, Cambridge, gaining his Ph.D. in 1973 on the Matrix Isolation of Large Molecules. Following time at the University of Newcastle he joined Nottingham University in 1979. He is Honorary Professor of Chemistry at Moscow State University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the RSC and the IChemE and was awarded CBE in 2008 for "Services to Sciences", and knighted in 2015 for "Services to the Chemical Sciences". He was Foreign Secretary and Vice-President of the Royal Society from 2011 to 2016.
His research interests are focused on supercritical fluids, continuous reactions and their applications to Green Chemistry. Watch the Periodic Table live. Registration for the event is compulsory and is now open.
Please note that security procedures in place at BSB require all attendees to register in advance and you will need to show valid personal ID (Belgian ID card, Passport or equivalent) to gain access to the BSB site.
To reserve your seat(s), or to obtain more information, please contact the RSC Belgium section secretary via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information on future RSC Belgium and other events, please visit our forthcoming events page on the RSC Belgium blog.