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

Dr Zelina Zaiton Ibrahim Ideas Activities
  • Associate Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia
    Upm Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Email
    Tel 60.3.89468656
  • Sector:

    Tertiary Education
  • Organizations:

    Universiti Putra Malaysia
    Faculty of Environmental Studies
  • 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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Research on physics and chemistry of estuaries and ocean waters, the impact of catchment pollution loading on coastal waters.

Interest in IYC2011 is in teaching first year Bachelor Environmental Management students appreciation of chemistry in environmental phenomena and geochemical cycling.

Use of the Global Water Experiments in developing realisation of global connectivity in environmental issues among the students.