International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Master Patrícia Cavani martins de mello Ideas Activities
  • teacher, Educational Foundation of the City of Assis
    Assis - São Paulo, Brazil
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  • Sector:

    Tertiary Education
  • Organizations:

    Educational Foundation of the City of Assis
    Universidade Paulista
    Center for Technological Education Paula Souza
  • 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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My background is in industrial chemistry. I have postgraduate (MSc) in chemistry of natural resources. Currently a PhD course in analytical chemistry. My area of research relates to water contamination by steroid hormones and drugs. I am a chemistry teacher for 6 years and the desire for professional performance this is a family heritage and a vocation, as my mother was a teacher too.