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

Peter Banks Ideas Activities
  • Purcell School
    Watford, Hertfordshire, UK
  • Email
    Tel 07738 880276
  • Sector:

    Primary or Secondary Education
  • Organizations:

    Purcell School
  • 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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I received my honours degree from Bangor University before taking a PGCE in secondary chemistry, I am now head of Chemistry at the Purcell School in Bushey, near Watford.

I hope the IYC 2011 can kickstart young peoples interest in the subject and start our next generation off with a bit of enthusiasm