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 Christopher Thompson Ideas Activities
  • Lecturer, Monash University
    Clayton VIC 3168, Australia
  • Email
    Tel +61 3 99059362
  • Sector:

    Tertiary Education
  • Organizations:

    Monash University
  • 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:

    http://www.chem.monash.edu.au/biospec/staff/thompson.html

About:

As an education-focussed lecturer in chemistry at Monash University, I have invested a considerable amount of my energy to towards developing new educational tools for teaching chemistry. Given that we are in the dawn of a new era of technology, it is appropriate that those who have the know-how contribute to the engagement of that technology for making chemistry accessible and fun for both our undergraduate chemists and the rest of the community.

I am always looking for like-minded chemists to collaborate on new educational projects, so please feel free to touch base so that we can share chemistry with the Australia, and the world.