Mrs, Trace Element - Institute for UNESCO
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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
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.