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

David Black Ideas Activities
  • Professor
    Sydney New South Wales, Australia
  • Email
    Tel 61.2.93854657
  • Sector:

    Tertiary Education
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  • 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 am concerned to maximise the publicity that can be generated from the IYC 2011 to improve the level of chemical appreciation in the community. I can refer readers to my recent column in the May-June issue of Chemistry International (2009, volume 31, page 2). This calls for good suggestions from anyone and anywhere.