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

Kerry Magruder Ideas Activities
  • Curator, History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries
    Norman, OK, USA
  • Email
    Tel 4053252741
  • Sector:

    Public Outreach
  • Organizations:

    History of Science Collections, University of Oklahoma Libraries
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
  • Web Site:

    http://ouhos.org/2011/04/01/chemistry-1540-1911/

About:

The OU History of Science Collections has mounted an exhibit in recognition of IYC 2011 entitled "Chemistry, 1540 – 1911."

Featured items include first editions and rare works by Marie Curie, Georg Agricola, Robert Fludd, Geber, Robert Boyle, Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, Amadeo Avogadro, Dmitrii Mendeleev, and others, including items related to alchemy, chemistry and chemical engineering.

For more information about the books on display, download the exhibit brochure:

http://homepage.mac.com/kvmagruder/hos/exhibits/Chemistry-brochure.pdf

For more information about the exhibit:

http://ouhos.org/2011/04/01/chemistry-1540-1911/

Notes related to the exhibit will be posted on the Collections' blog:

http://ouhos.org/