International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Bill Flynn Ideas Activities
  • Manager, CSIRO Eduaction SA
    Adelaide SA, Australia
  • Email
    Tel 08 8463 5920
  • Sector:

    Primary or Secondary Education
  • Organizations:

    CSIRO Eduaction SA
    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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Employed by BP (Flexible Packaging Division) as a Lab Technician.

Completed BSc (Hons) in Applied Chemistry

Employed by Hickson and Welch Fine Chemicals as a R&D chemist

Completed a Post Graduate Certificate in secondary Education

Employed in the secondary education sector as Chemistry Senior, Faculty Coordinator Science and Faculty Coordinator Technology.

I have taught senior science and chemistry for 12 years, during this time I have witnessed the gradual decline in the number of students choosing senior science subjects. As the regional manager of a national network of education providers, I would embrace any strategy/proposal that will help engage students and the general public and raise the profile and credibility of the chemical industry