Welcome to the Salters’ Institute

The Salters’ Institute is a leading educational charity in the promotion of the teaching and learning of chemistry, the support of young people to engage with chemistry and chemistry related sciences, and the encouragement of young people to explore and pursue chemistry related careers in and beyond the chemical industry.

Our work engages with learners, teachers, technicians, chemists and scientists across schools, universities and industry across the UK. Through our programmes and outreach we want to inspire the next generation of chemists and scientists to make a positive and lasting contribution to their community and the wider society. The Salters’ Institute is the flagship charity of the Salters’ Company. 


The Salters’ Institute is a registered charity in England and Wales (Charity Number: 328463).


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Festivals 2021 has launched!

We are thrilled to announce that the Salters’ Institute Festivals of Chemistry 2021 has launched, online for the first time…

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New Initiative! – Brunch Time Lecture Series 2021

The Salters’ Company and its flagship charity, the Salters’ Institute, are launching an exciting new initiative in April 2021 -…

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Salt of the Earth Talks

In 2020, the Salters' Company launched a new initiative for its members and alumni - Salt of the Earth talks.…

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