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Welcome to Inorganics: A New Open Access, Inclusive Forum for Inorganic Chemistry
Editor-in-Chief, WestCHEM, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Received: 30 May 2013; Accepted: 13 June 2013 / Published: 17 June 2013
Abstract: One of the beauties of inorganic chemistry is its sheer diversity. Just as chemistry sits at the centre of the sciences, inorganic chemistry sits at the centre of chemistry itself. Inorganic chemists are fortunate in having the entire periodic table at their disposal, providing a palette for the creation of a multitude of rich and diverse compounds and materials from the simplest salts to the most complex of molecular species. It follows that the language of inorganic chemistry can thus be a demanding one, accommodating sub-disciplines with very different perspectives and frames of reference. One could argue that it is the unequivocal breadth of inorganic chemistry that empowers inorganic chemists to work at the interfaces, not just between the traditional Inorganic-Organic-Physical boundaries of the discipline, but in the regions where chemistry borders the other physical and life sciences, engineering and socio-economics.
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Gregory, D.H. Welcome to Inorganics: A New Open Access, Inclusive Forum for Inorganic Chemistry. Inorganics 2013, 1, 1-2.
Gregory DH. Welcome to Inorganics: A New Open Access, Inclusive Forum for Inorganic Chemistry. Inorganics. 2013; 1(1):1-2.
Gregory, Duncan H. 2013. "Welcome to Inorganics: A New Open Access, Inclusive Forum for Inorganic Chemistry." Inorganics 1, no. 1: 1-2.