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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Mercedes Torre Ideas Activities
  • Assistant Professor, University of Alcala
    Alcala de Henares, Spain
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    University of Alcala
  • 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
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I am teacher of analytical and forensic chemistry (Analytical Chemistry Grade and Police Sciences Master) and I belong to a research group in forensic chemistry, INQUIFOR ( The members of INQUIFOR participate in several activities related to chemistry: The Researchers Night (Madrid 2010, 2011), The Week of Science (at Alcala University), Chemistry in Action (at Alcala University), etc. Actually, INQUIFOR organizes a seminar in forensic chemistry next month (november, 2-4). We would like this activity to be part of the IYC and we encourage you to participate!

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