International Year of Chemistry 2011 Activities - Costa Rica Activities from the International Year of Chemistry 2011 "Expanding the Frontiers of Chemistry" - Seminar Series at the National University in Heredia, Costa Rica An academic seminar under the topic "Expanding the frontiers of chemistry" will be held at the School of Chemistry (National University, Costa Rica) celebrating 2011-IYC. Invited speakers from abroad will share their experience in teaching and researching chemistry with local students and academia. Dr. Sergio Madrigal-Carballo Sat, 15 Jan 2011 21:40:40 -0000 Molecules at an Exhibiion in the National Lottery Ten chemicals will be displayed, one on each piece of lottery (1-10). The proposed graphic design would contain the chemical structure, the generic name and the logo of IYC and Colegio de Quimicos. Information of the importance of the chemical will be available on a web page (Fundacion CIENTEC) with a short explanation. Dr. Sergio Musmanni Sun, 22 May 2011 05:21:29 -0000 Careers in Chemistry A series of up to 9 careers of chemists will be highlighted with descriptions of what the chemist is doing and the chemistry behind. Some of the careers will come from the academic, private and public sector, like customs, metrology, forensics, environment, health, teaching, quality control, production, etc Dr. Sergio Musmanni Sun, 22 May 2011 05:34:39 -0000 Women in Chemistry A 4 women panel will be selected to share their activities / research in topics related to sustainability, for example resource efficiency and electronic waste; nanotechnology applications; structural coloration; and modern battery technologies. Dr. Sergio Musmanni Sun, 22 May 2011 05:44:40 -0000 Chemistry Week at the University of Costa Rica A seminar on renewable energy and biofuels, recycling technologies and resource efficiency, water pollution prevention and treatment, carbon footprint and climate change. The 5th seminar will be assigned to an international guest speaker on a subject within sustainability issues. Dr. Sergio Musmanni Sun, 22 May 2011 05:56:33 -0000