The RERC encompasses topics at the forefront of research with the rare earth and actinide elements, including:

Biological and Bioinorganic Chemistry
f-Element Materials for Quantum Information
Lanthanide and Actinide Coordination Chemistry
Lanthanide and Actinide Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis
Luminescence and Luminescent Materials
Molecular Magnetism
Separations and Critical Materials
Solid State Chemistry and Physics
Theory Computation and Spectroscopy