International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization IUPAC - International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Contact Detail

Lisa Nichols Ideas Activities
  • Stakeholder and Event Manager, Year of Science, Ministry of Science and Universities
    Victoria, BC, Canada
  • Email
    Tel 250-356-9095
  • Sector:

    Public Outreach
  • Organizations:

    Year of Science, Ministry of Science and Universities
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
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Science is everywhere and affects everything we do. By the end of this decade, three-quarters of all future jobs in B.C. will need a solid understanding of math, sciences, engineering and technologies. Through the Year of Science, the B.C. government wants to raise awareness among British Columbians of the importance of science to our health and well being, our lifestyle and our future.