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

Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya Ideas Activities
  • Associate Professor, TIFR
    Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Email
    Tel +919892100406
  • Sector:

    Research Laboratories
  • Organizations:

    TIFR
    Science Popularization and Public Outreach Committee, TIFR
    Chai and Why?
  • 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
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
  • Web Site:

    http://www.tifr.res.in/~outreach/

About:

TIFR is India's premier basic research institute with active research programmes in various areas of Chemistry. The Science Popularization and Public Outreach Committee has planned a number of activities with a Chemistry focus during 2011 - including public lectures, Chai and Why? sessions, Chemistry shows for students, and visits to TIFR laboratories.

Chemistry in the 21st Century - A workshop for college teachers No Events
Topic: chemistry education Audience: teachers, high schools, college students, graduate students

Prof. Ada Yonath - Public Lecture at TIFR on Friday 4th February 2011 No Events
Topic: celebrating chemistry, Public Lecture, Nobel Prize in Chemistry Audience: students, general public, chemists, secondary schools

Imaging the Chemistry of Life No Events
Topic: celebrating chemistry, science café, biomolecules, imaging Audience: students, highschool students, general public

"Holi Hai!" - The chemistry of colour @ Ruparel College, Mumbai No Events
Topic: science café, demonstrations, hands-on activities, educational Audience: students, general public, school children, teachers

Chai and Why? The Science of Fireworks 2 Events
Topic: demonstrations, chemistry education, fireworks Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, school children

Chai and Why? Astrochemistry: Exploring the outer space laboratory 1 Event
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, seminars, educational materials Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, Educational institutions, Secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools students

Chai and Why? Molecules that modulate your mood 1 Event
Topic: chemistry education, celebrating chemistry, seminars, educational materials Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, Educational institutions, Secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools

Lec/Demo (Marathi): rasayanshastratil gamti-jamti (chemistry is fun!) 1 Event
Topic: celebrating chemistry, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: students, general public, teachers