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In this issue we look back at 2020 - the year everything changed. We feature a detailed retrospective of the Covid-19 pandemic, along with a round-up of the top stories in 2020 and how chemists, industry and academia have adapted and thrived during this challenging year. We also look at the life of Sylvia Stoesser, Dow’s first female chemist, get some tips on being a good ally in the workplace and interview Bert Meijer, one of the founders of supramolecular polymer chemistry.