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

Jay Siegel Ideas Activities
  • Professor, University of Zurich
    Zurich, Switzerland
  • Email
    Tel +41446354280
  • Sector:

    Tertiary Education
  • Organizations:

    University of Zurich
    Swiss Chemical Society
    Swiss Academy of Science
  • 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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Director of the Organic Chemistry Institute of the University of Zurich and IUPAC representative from Swiss Chemical Society. Head of EUCHEMs Organic Chemistry Division. Veteran educator, conference organizer, grant panel coordinator, and editor. Research interests in Stereochemistry, as well as molecular design and synthesis.