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

Robin Lee Ideas Activities
  • Dr, University of the Third Age
    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Email
    Tel 27 28 312 4072
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    University of the Third Age
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
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Unversity of the Third Age is an international network that organizes lectures and programs for people over the age of 50. Many of these members are woman. We wish to establish an event of or events to celebrate IYC, with an emphasis on women in chemistry. If we can generate enthusiasm some of our members will organize a program in local primary and secondary schools.