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

Susan GAMON Ideas Activities
  • Mrs, Trace Element - Institute for UNESCO
    Valence, France
  • Email
    Tel 33475604930
  • Sector:

    Non Governmental Organizations
  • Organizations:

    Trace Element - Institute for UNESCO
  • 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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Relation to chemistry :

Trace Element - Institute for UNESCO (TEU), an international non-governmental organization, co-ordinates basic and applied research on trace elements. The institute encourages a multidisciplinary approach, an exchange of knowledge on essential trace elements and toxic metals through the establishment of national and international networks of scientists with the aim of improving understanding of the impact of trace elements on health and the environment.

Specific interest in IYC 2011 :

First project : organize a meeting in March 2011 at UNESCO, Paris on :

"International workshop on Chemistry for Life : focus on trace

elements and obesity. Which policy for nutrition in the future ?"

Including : public lecture, expert presentations, experience of scientists from developing countries.