International Year of Chemistry 2011 Activities - Spain Activities from the International Year of Chemistry 2011 Didáctica de la Química y Vida Cotidiana (Didactics of Chemistry and Everyday Life) Web pages (in Spanish) where several problems, exercices, analogies and experiments are offered with the aim of promoting the learning of Chemistry through experiences of everyday life. Several books developed by a good number of teachers are included (free access). Prof. Gabriel Pinto Wed, 03 Mar 2010 23:36:59 -0000 EXPOQUIMIA - International Chemical Exhibition EXPOQUIMIA – International Chemical Exhibition Dr. Rafael Foguet i Ambrós Thu, 25 Mar 2010 12:28:54 -0000 EQUIPLAST– International Plastic and Rubber Exhibition EQUIPLAST– International Plastic and Rubber Exhibition Mr. Vicenç Mateu i Ortiz Thu, 25 Mar 2010 14:23:22 -0000 EUROSURFAS – International Paint & Surface Treatment Exhibition EUROSURFAS – International Paint & Surface Treatment Exhibition Mr. José Luis Diloy Barrio Thu, 25 Mar 2010 14:36:16 -0000 Chemistry in "Experientia docet" New section devoted to the contributions of chemistry to solving some of today's problems in the prestigious Spanish language blog "Experientia docet" Mr. César Tomé López Wed, 21 Apr 2010 06:54:59 -0000 Sustainable Chemistry, Innovative and Competitive Companies. 2nd edition “Sustainable Chemistry, Innovative and Competitive Companies” seminar will allow exploring, through real case studies, how the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries can make use of new solutions, implement new processes and improve profitability by innovating with sustainability criteria. Ms. Concepció Roca Wed, 14 Apr 2010 09:31:49 -0000 Spanish Commemorative Postage Stamp Thanks to the join initiative of Real Sociedad Española de Química and Foro QUÍMICA y SOCIEDAD, next year 2011 the Spanish Postal Office will issue a Commemorative Postage Stamp to celebrate 2011 International Year of Chemistry, as well as the Centennial of the Chemistry Nobel Prize for Maria Sklodowska-Curie. Ms. Concepció Roca Wed, 26 May 2010 14:31:14 -0000 EUROTEC 2011 A Technical conference that will be held in Barcelona Spain in 2011 and organised by Society of Plastics Engineers. Over 200 technical paper presentations spread over a 2 day period . Devoted to all aspects of plastics encompassing everyone from the University scholar to the industry member. Djamila Olivier González Wed, 28 Jul 2010 15:51:41 -0000 12th Mediterranean Chemical Engineering Congress 12th Mediterranean Chemical Engineering Congress Ms. Pilar Navarro Thu, 25 Mar 2010 15:50:50 -0000 13th Conference on Instrumental Analysis (JAI) 13th Conference on Instrumental Analysis (JAI) Ms. Pilar Navarro Thu, 25 Mar 2010 15:23:24 -0000 Química en todo -Chemistry all around Un blog en el que los estudiantes irán contando los resultados de sus investigaciones en torno a las sustancias químicas que nos rodean. A blog in which students will write the results of their investigations on the chemicals that surround us. In principle it is planed to be written in English and Spanish. Víctor Roda Fri, 24 Sep 2010 00:07:09 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Madrid, Spain The Spanish Chemistry and Society Forum is organising a round table breakfast with some of the top national female chemistry researchers. The event will take place in Madrid next January 18th. Emilia Arjona Fri, 03 Dec 2010 15:58:05 -0000 Los Avances de la Química y su Impacto en la Sociedad (Chemistry and its Impact on Society) Course addressed to general public, secondary school students and teachers as well as to anybody interested on the benefits of Chemistry for our lifes. Bernardo Herradón Tue, 04 Jan 2011 08:55:15 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Barcelona, Spain International Year of Chemistry Celebration and Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) EUROTEC CONFERENCE LAUNCH. Djamila Olivier González Tue, 11 Jan 2011 11:00:00 -0000 Microbes and Molecules “Curiosidades de la Microbiología is a blog dedicated to the popularization of Microbiology. My intention to support IYC 2011is to publish comments about peer-reviewed papers on the different aspects of chemistry and its relations with microorganisms as for example biochemistry, biogeochemical cycles, antimicrobial compounds Manuel Sánchez Sun, 16 Jan 2011 12:41:49 -0000 Chemistry's Contribution to Our Global Future In the International Year of Chemistry, prominent scientists highlight the major advances in the fight against the largest problems faced by humanity from the point of view of chemistry, showing how their science is essential to ensuring our long-term survival. Dr. Javier Garcia-Martinez Sun, 16 Jan 2011 17:37:27 -0000 "Radionuclides in working places" This activity is open to all people. To begin with, there will be a lecture and then an extensive round of questions and answers. Afterwards a visit to the laboratories could be organised. Fernando Jimenez Tue, 11 Jan 2011 12:00:03 -0000 Galerías UDC-mc2: Productos Naturais Mariños (Natural Marine Products) Divulgation of the chemistry of natural marine products Dr. M. Canle López Thu, 10 Feb 2011 11:58:14 -0000 Valencia 2011: International Year of Chemistry The Valencia Section of the Royal Society of Chemistry of Spain (RSEQ-ST Valencia) joins the worldwide celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011). RSEQ-Valencia offers a range of activities within the “Chemistry—our life, our future” IYC 2011 goals. Carmen Ramírez de Arellano Mon, 14 Feb 2011 15:01:15 -0000 Ciclo de conferencias: “La Química: una ciencia, infinitas posibilidades” Specialists of different fields of application of the Chemistry will pronounce conferences of informative character, distributed along the year 2011, so as to put of relief the importance of this science for the resolution of problems of very different type. Prof. Joaquín Quirante Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:54:39 -0000 Book exhibition - Divulgative chemistry books A book exhibition will be set up with a number of divulgative titles that suit all kinds of public. Dr. M. Canle López Thu, 17 Feb 2011 23:10:46 -0000 Contest 'Enigmas moleculares' During the International Year of Chemistry, once a month, we invite our readers to solve a chemical enigma. Pilar Perla Tue, 22 Feb 2011 20:54:26 -0000 Spanish Official Opening for the INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF CHEMISTRY 2011 The celebration is Chaired by Spanish Government First Vice-President, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba. Also participating are Government Education Minister Ángel Gabilondo and Government Science and Innovation Minister Cristina Garmendia. Ms. Concepció Roca Wed, 09 Feb 2011 09:27:51 -0000 Commemorative IYC Publication (in Spanish): “Tienes química, tienes vida” Divulgative publication by the Chemistry and Society Forum. It approaches eleven (for 2011) main sectors in which chemistry and the chemical industry play a vital role in human progress and wellbeing. Ms. Concepció Roca Wed, 23 Feb 2011 12:53:25 -0000 First Open Days on Chemistry at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Málaga under the title: “THE CHEMISTRY WE INVESTIGATE “ "First Open Days on Chemistry” at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Málaga: “THE CHEMISTRY WE INVESTIGATE “. April, 27th and 28th of 2011. An innovative academic event aimed at disseminating among undergraduate students, bachelors in Sciences, Ph.D. students and young researchers the state-of-the-art of the researc Prof. Joaquín Quirante Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:53:44 -0000 Second Summer School on “Medicinal Chemistry in Drug Discovery: The Pharma Perspective” This event is organized by the Spanish Society of Medicinal Chemistry (SEQT) and Janssen with the aim of approaching the pharma industry to young researchers, both graduate students and post-doctoral associates working in the chemistry and health sciences related fields. Silvia Ortega-gutiérrez Tue, 15 Mar 2011 08:24:19 -0000 Spanish Commemorative Coin for the International Year of Chemistry In response to a request from the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry, member of Foro QUÍMICA y SOCIEDAD, the “Real Casa de la Moneda” minted a new collector coin whose legends and motifs are dedicated to the International Year of Chemistry and the centennial of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie. Ms. Concepció Roca Wed, 16 Mar 2011 18:01:05 -0000 Catalan Society of Chemistry new blog for IYC The Catalan Society of Chemistry, with the support of the Science and Technology Section of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans, wants to share with the scientific community the web site Romà Tauler Mon, 28 Mar 2011 09:40:30 -0000 From the "Classical" to a "New Age" in Medicinal Chemistry This event is organized by the Spanish Society of Medicinal Chemistry (SEQT) and it is intended to bring medicinal chemists and related scientists together in order to share exciting new results and first-time disclosures in various areas of drug discovery and development. María L. López-Rodríguez Mon, 04 Apr 2011 20:14:22 -0000 Didactical aspects of Chemistry Several aspects, concerning the teaching and learning of Chemistry at different educative levels, will be discussed. Topics: cooperative learning, learning outcomes and competencies, and use of video. Prof. Gabriel Pinto Fri, 15 Apr 2011 11:12:57 -0000 Foro QUÍMICA y SOCIEDAD IYC activities supported by the Spanish National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO The Spanish National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO supports Foro QUIMICA y SOCIEDAD commemorative activities for IYC 2011. Foro QUÍMICA y SOCIEDAD is the organization leading the celebration in Spain. Ms. Concepció Roca Tue, 12 Apr 2011 11:37:31 -0000 Spaces of Experimentation: The Chemistry Laboratory Throughout History Exhibition at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona's Science and Technology Library showing the daily practice of chemists, their workplaces, material culture and experiments, from alchemical workshops to present day laboratories. Dr. Jesús Galech Sun, 24 Apr 2011 08:25:58 -0000 La Química y los consumidores - Chemistry and Consumers There is much chemistry in the daily life! This activity is a conference for non chemist people, but who do experience chemistry every day. Mr Juan antonio Gabaldon Tue, 03 May 2011 18:37:46 -0000 Spanish IYC commemorative video on the Contributions of Chemistry to the Wellbeing of Society Fifteen personalities from politics, research, sports, gastronomy and the movie world take part in the Spanish IYC commemorative video report presenting their view on the contributions of Chemistry to the wellbeing of society. Ms. Concepció Roca Tue, 10 May 2011 14:41:39 -0000 EXPOQUIMIA – International Chemistry Trade Show EXPOQUIMIA is the leading event for the chemistry sector in southern Europe. This edition (14th - 18th November 2011) will be putting an emphasis on the scientific side of chemicals with an ambitious programme of conferences, seminars and other activities. Fira de Barcelona Tue, 10 May 2011 14:55:33 -0000 Conferences on IYC 2011 - JAIQ2011, Jornades de l'any Internacional de la química 2011 This is a series of lectures, performances, and exhibitions around the theme "Chemistry - our lives, our future", where they speak from different areas in which chemical research is critical to solving global problems involving food, water, health, energy, transport, etc. Juan Torras Wed, 27 Jul 2011 09:16:55 -0000 Problems Solving in Forensic Chemistry Specialist in forensic chemistry (members of the spanish Scientific Police and Civil Guard, and Teachers and research scientists of Forensic Chemistry of Alcala University, Madrid, Spain) explain how to deal with real forensic chemistry cases such as explosives, abuse drugs, environmental forensic pollutants, etc. Mercedes Torre Thu, 13 Oct 2011 16:00:17 -0000 "Todo es Química" ("Everything is Chemistry") 20 minutes Radio programe dedicated to the difusion of the Chemistry between the general public. Ing. Julia Pecci Sun, 09 Oct 2011 16:18:44 -0000 Closing Ceremony IYC in Spain Chemistry Day will host the Official Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 in Spain. It will take place in Barcelona at Expoquimia exhibition. Closing are: Nicole J. Moreau, President IUPAC; Carlos Negro, President Foro Química y Sociedad; and Felipe Pétriz, Spanish State Secretary for Research. Ms. Concepció Roca Fri, 14 Oct 2011 14:25:20 -0000 Can you find Chemistry in your Life? Photo Contest online for Secondary and Hig school students in Spain Fernando Jimenez Mon, 24 Oct 2011 16:04:49 -0000 Chemical Light and Forensic Chemistry This activity will show how to obtain light by means of chemical reactions based on luminiscent phenomena and pyrotechnics reactions Carmen García-ruiz Wed, 02 Nov 2011 16:33:01 -0000