International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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

Partners for the
International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Contact Detail

Sarah Lau Ideas Activities
  • Media and Communications Coordinator, ChemCentre
    Perth WA, Australia
  • Email
    Tel +61 8 9422 9823
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  • Organizations:

    Australian Science Communicators
  • 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
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ChemCentre is a Western Australian State Government statutory authority, with core responsibilities to the state in environmental and forensic science, and emergency response.

We provide chemistry, testing and consulting services to a wide range of clients. Ultimately, our work is designed to benefit the community, in matters of public and environmental health, justice, safety and security.

We welcome IYC 2011 as an opportunity to showcase the importance of chemistry to the wider community, and the many important benefits and outcomes of chemistry and related research.