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

Bernardo Herradón Ideas Activities
  • Dr, Spanish Royal Chemical Society (RSEQ)
    Madrid, Spain
  • Email
    Tel +34915618806
  • Sector:

    Research Laboratories
  • Organizations:

    Spanish Royal Chemical Society (RSEQ)
    Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)
    Institute of General Organic Chemistry (IQOG)
  • 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
  • Web Site:


The web site (in Spanish) is intended for popularizing Chemistry as well as to be a service for educational purposes.

Additionally, other activities are the following:

1) Director and teacher in the course "Advances in Chemistry and its Impact on Society". The second edition is currently underway (from september 30th, 2010 to february 3rd, 2011). The third edition is scheduled for September, 2011.

2) Administrator and main author of the blog "", whose main objectives are to discuss and present results on Chemistry and Society as well as issues relates to Educational and Scientific Policies.

3) Lecturer of talks scheduled to be delivered to different audiences, from secondary school students to general people.

4) Member of different Spanish organisms (CSIC, RSEQ, Foro Química y Society) that are organizing different activities related IYC.

5) Scientific commisioner of the exhibition "International Year of Chemistry" organized by CSIC.