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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Fernanda Fernandes Ideas Activities

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    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 Industrial Chemicals operates developing new products, materials and chemical manufacturing processes, testing the quality of products and working to treat pollution and waste. In Pure and Applied Chemistry, the chemist will act as researcher, investigating new substances, their toxic properties, energy, etc ... In the career of the degree will be the focus of chemical classroom, teaching chemistry in schools and universities

The Oil currently has two good opportunities to work for us

chemicals, the first is to work as a specialist, working in the oil industry in Brazil tends to grow much in coming years due to new discoveries of this, the second is the opposite, work researching new forms of energy and fuels for the future.

The negative aspect of this is due to the lack of research and encouragement from poor conditions that some research centers have Brazilians due to lack of investment.

Absolutely. It is a very promising career. There are many areas in chemistry, has the industry of metallurgy, steel, and processes of engineering, the food industry, new materials, cosmetics. There is a very large range of areas that can be followed. Another thing is that the market has plenty of work for the chemist, for two reasons: first because people sometimes do not follow this career because of lack of knowledge, thinking it is just to teach, also because of chemistry be very broad and lack of people to attend this whole market.