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About the Institute

The Institute of Chemistry is the professional body representing chemists in Ireland. Its members are chemists who satisfy the requirements of the Institute with regard to qualifications and experience. The Institute promotes the study of chemistry, sets professional standards and organises lectures, meetings and social events for its members. It offers advice and comment to Government in areas relevant to the profession. Irish Chemical News, the official journal of the Institute is published twice yearly.

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Institute of Chemistry of Ireland is to promote Chemistry and to represent the profession of Chemistry in Ireland.

In pursuit of these aims the Institute endeavours to:

  • promote the advancement of the discipline of chemistry;
  • sustain the profession of chemistry through the admittance to membership of suitably qualified candidates;
  • provide an independent body of experts available for consultation, and make its members' expertise available to the public;
  • advance the profession of chemistry by maintaining a relationship with other professional bodies, both here and overseas.