The Molecular Spectroscopy Group

The MSG is an interest group of the Royal Society of Chemistry in the UK.

Our spectroscopic interests include (but are not limited to):

  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy

  • Mass Spectrometry (MS)

  • Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS)

  • Infrared (IR), Near-Infrared (NIR)

  • Terahertz Spectroscopy

  • UV/Vis Spectroscopy

  • Fluorescence Spectroscopy

  • EPR/ESR Spectroscopy

  • Raman Spectroscopy

  • And others...

The group works together with the RSC, RSC interest groups and external organisations to deliver scientific meetings covering the latest advances in the field of Molecular Spectroscopy.

If you would like to contact the committee, please email us


  • Duncan Bryant Award 2022 - Nominations are open until 30th September!
    The Duncan Bryant Award is given to an Early Career Scientist in the Field of 'Molecular Spectroscopy in Pharmaceuticals'.
    Full details of the Award, including criteria for nomination in 2022 can be found at this link.

  • ** MSG announced as winner of the 2022 Inspirational Committee Award RSC 2022 Awards **

  • Details of how to apply for our Early Career Scientist Bursaries can be found here


  • Our MSG Online Seminar Series continues...

      • For our next seminar, on Thursday 22nd September 2022, 14:30 - 15:30 BST, we welcome Dr Jose Maria (Chema) Lagaron and Taranvir Bedi for a seminar with a theme of Molecular Spectroscopy in Food Science.

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