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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Dr James P. Ryan Ideas Activities
  • Honorary Secretary, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland
    Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland
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    Institute of Chemistry of Ireland
  • 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
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The Institute was founded in 1950 and incorporated as a company (without share capital). It can trace its earliest origins back to May 1922.


To promote the interests of chemistry in all its branches, and to advance the science of chemistry in all its applications, including industry.


The Institute organises lectures, seminars, congresses, workshops, newsletters and a journal titled Irish Chemical News of interest to all Irish chemists.


Open to all chemists, chemical technicians and students of chemistry.

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Varies according to grade.