During 2021, to celebrate 75 years of publishing CHIMIA, a special column was created called ‘A Perspective on Chemistry and Society’. To celebrate this milestone, throughout the year, we published short opinion pieces by invited authors on wide-ranging topics including science, industry, the environment, education, society, and politics. We asked the authors to look forward rather than back and address current and future prospects for chemistry and society.

We were very pleased to publish 22 interesting articles and we would like to thank all the authors who generously and enthusiastically contributed their insightful thoughts and took the time to write these articles. The articles have been collected into a special, open access, virtual issue, which is available on the CHIMIA website or as download via the following link:



Gillian Harvey, CHIMIA