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

Ajmal Shaheed Ideas Activities
  • Maldives Science Society
    Malé, Maldives
  • Email
    Tel +9607926005
  • Sector:

    Non Governmental Organizations
  • Organizations:

    Maldives Science Society
  • 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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The Maldives Science Society is a non-profit-making and non-governmental organization constituted in accordance with the NGO Act of the Republic of Maldives and dedicated solely to the promotion of public understanding on natural and formal sciences and their applications.


Promotion of public understanding on natural and formal sciences and their applications, and set up an intellectual ambiance that would lay the foundations for scientific creativity, research and discovery in the Maldives. In this connection the Society undertakes a host of activities:

- Hosting lectures/talks by eminent scientists/intellectuals.

- Publishing/Linking articles by scientists/intellectuals.

- Conducting classes in science and its cognates viz critical thinking.

- Publishing science journals on the web.

- Hosting scientific documentaries at theaters and halls and other edutainment activities.

- Conducting television and radio broadcasts on science.

- Conducting social and alternative discussion forums on science.

- Conducting scientific field trips.

- Commemoration of events and dates hosted by and associated with the international scientific community.


A Maldives well-versed in natural and formal sciences and their applications; a zeitgeist of scientific optimism in the Maldives – a people, whose approach to life is complemented by scientific creativity, research and discovery.