International Year of Chemistry 2011 Activities - United Kingdom http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities Activities from the International Year of Chemistry 2011 Trend Report & Seminars for the International Design industry and Design students http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=46 Trend Report & Seminars for the International Design industry and Design students including a trend entitled 'Chemical Reaction' for the season Spring/Summer 2011 that is hugely influenced by 2011 being the IYC and the centenary of Marie Curie's Nobel Prize. BSc Victoria Redshaw Tue, 25 May 2010 18:01:21 -0000 The Millennium Lecture series at Bath http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=49 The Millennium lectures are a series of popular science lectures held at the University of Bath. The lectures aim to inspire young scientists from local schools and the undergraduate community, as well as engage the general public and academics in interesting scientific topics. Gareth Lamb Thu, 10 Jun 2010 12:54:08 -0000 Chemspec Events - the fine and specialty chemicals connection http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=72 Chemspec Events are the only series of events dedicated specifically to the fine and specialty chemicals market. Bringing you the opportunity to connect with the major players in the industry from around the world. Nathan Page Wed, 21 Jul 2010 16:09:46 -0000 Writing the World http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=75 Writing the World is Cool it Schools annual poetry competition. We have now launched 'Chain Reactions' a brand new theme all about chemistry. Jane Langley Fri, 23 Jul 2010 16:13:39 -0000 SCI's ways to support IYC http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=103 SCI’s five peer-reviewed journals provide commentary articles and research studies undertaken by top scientists in emerging areas. We want to include the IYC logo on the front cover of the journals adding a strap line that says “SCI supports the IYC". Monica Ugalde Thu, 02 Sep 2010 16:08:44 -0000 ChemComm Highlights in Chemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=113 Throughout 2011, ChemComm will be publishing a series of 'Highlights in Chemistry'. These short, review-style articles, written by leading researchers, will highlight the most significant chemical advances since the millennium, stressing their importance to the chemists of today and the future. Joanne Thomson Wed, 15 Sep 2010 15:20:26 -0000 Supramolecular Chemistry: a ChemComm web themed issue http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=134 In 2011, to mark the International Year of Chemistry, ChemComm will publish a major web collection of articles on Supramolecular Chemistry. Joanne Thomson Fri, 24 Sep 2010 10:33:56 -0000 Marie Curie and Aspects of the History of Radiochemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=137 The meeting, organised by the RSC's Radiochemistry and Historical Groups, will celebrate the life and achievements of Marie Curie. Nick Evans Fri, 24 Sep 2010 18:46:23 -0000 The Royal Society of Chemistry includes the IYC logo on their journals in 2011 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=146 The 29 RSC Publishing journals provide a channel to promote chemistry across a broad portfolio of chemistry journals, including core and niche chemistry subject areas. Kathrin Leonard Tue, 28 Sep 2010 09:34:27 -0000 ChemComm Emerging Investigators http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=165 An issue showcasing the very best research from scientists in the early stages of their independent career Joanne Thomson Thu, 14 Oct 2010 09:20:16 -0000 Enzymatic Processing and Modification - Current and Future Trends http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=180 The conference will provide a detailed review of the opportunities now available, including a review of Life Cycle Analysis when using enzymatic processing. The conference finally offers a critical assessment of the merits of enzymatic processes when compared with more conventional processes Jacqui Colgate Wed, 20 Oct 2010 08:46:37 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Woking, UK http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=194 We are a sixth form college (16-18 year old students), and intend to set up a breakfast event within the college. We would particularly like to link up with students in other countries. Please contact Susan Hammond at shd@woking.ac.uk Mrs Susan Hammond Wed, 03 Nov 2010 18:54:51 -0000 International Conference on the Chemistry of Glasses and Glass-Forming Melts http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=196 The International Conference on the Chemistry of Glasses and Glass-Forming Melts in celebration of the 300th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Vasilievich Lomonosov Lisa Fearn Fri, 05 Nov 2010 12:27:56 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Glasgow, Scotland http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=215 A networking breakfast in the Glasgow Central Hotel on the 18th of January 2011. Sarah Brown Tue, 16 Nov 2010 16:51:16 -0000 The Bigger Bang http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=216 Hal Sosabowski (also known as Dr Hal) will be visiting the Theatre Royal, Norwich to put on his current live show. Dr Stephen Ashworth Tue, 16 Nov 2010 18:39:11 -0000 Opportunities for commercialising drug discovery in the academic sector http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=231 Converting early stage research into commercially valuable drug discovery assets Jacqui Colgate Thu, 18 Nov 2010 16:28:50 -0000 Family Evening Lecture: Mercury Window on the Invisible http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=233 Mercury is the most beautiful element in the periodic table. And the most reviled. The only liquid metal, its inertness and density have made it crucial to a huge number of experiments through history. Dr Andrea Sella, will take us on a tour of Mercury-related science and will end with the question can we bring it to life? Jacqui Colgate Thu, 18 Nov 2010 16:34:36 -0000 Family Evening Lecture: Copies, Fakes and Forgeries: Analysis in the study of art and Antiques http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=229 Family Evening Lecture: Copies, Fakes and Forgeries: Analysis in the study of art and Antiques Jacqui Colgate Thu, 18 Nov 2010 15:12:39 -0000 Hurter Lecture http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=230 Hurter Lecture Jacqui Colgate Thu, 18 Nov 2010 15:34:14 -0000 Designing safer medicines in discovery: current and emerging opportunities http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=232 This meeting will look at how better Clinical Candidates can be designed with an enhanced awareness of potential future safety issues. Jacqui Colgate Thu, 18 Nov 2010 16:31:56 -0000 Kick Start Your Career: An Evening with Successful Business and Industry Personnel - Who are there! Do it! and Wear the T-shirt! http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=237 Kick Start Your Career: An Evening with Successful Business and Industry Personnel - Who are there! Do it! and Wear the T-shirt! Jacqui Colgate Thu, 18 Nov 2010 17:04:19 -0000 Chemical Communication in Social Insects http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=241 Chemical Communication in Social Insects Jacqui Colgate Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:25:32 -0000 Recycling and re-using asphalt http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=242 Recycling and re-using asphalt Jacqui Colgate Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:27:53 -0000 Separations for Biotechnology 2011 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=243 Separations for Biotechnology 2011 Jacqui Colgate Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:32:08 -0000 16th SCI-RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=244 16th SCI-RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium Jacqui Colgate Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:34:23 -0000 Saturday Night Science http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=218 Demonstration lecture for sixth form students which highlights chemistry involved in a Saturday evening out. Dr Stephen Ashworth Tue, 16 Nov 2010 18:48:08 -0000 Top of the Bench Regional Heats http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=217 Local heats to find the team to represent the local area in the Royal Society of Chemistry Top of the Bench competition. Dr Stephen Ashworth Tue, 16 Nov 2010 18:45:49 -0000 Catalysis and Sensing for Health (CASH) http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=259 The disciplines of catalysis and sensing, within the chemical sciences arena, do not tend to be tackled in parallel, it is the aim of this CASH Symposium is to bring together researchers with expertise in these fields to combine their knowledge. Dr Tony James Tue, 23 Nov 2010 14:33:08 -0000 Antibiotics 2011 - Where Now? http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=279 This meeting brings together international experts from big pharma, spin-out start ups, academics and national reference laboratories to provide an over-arching view of the field. Ann Ennis Wed, 01 Dec 2010 14:15:01 -0000 EICC-1: First EuCheMS Inorganic Chemistry Conference http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=281 Showcasing the work of the very best inorganic chemists in the world as well as posters and an exhibition, the conference will provide excellent learning and networking opportunities.A central aim of the conference is to promote the development of the new generation of inorganic chemists. Ann Ennis Wed, 01 Dec 2010 14:42:58 -0000 Hydrogen Storage Materials: Faraday Discussion 151 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=282 Hydrogen is widely billed as the fuel of the future. In addition to compressed (either liquid or gaseous) hydrogen, two main themes are being explored: adsorption of hydrogen by materials and "chemical hydrogen" where hydrogen is reacted with a material. Ann Ennis Wed, 01 Dec 2010 15:38:00 -0000 6th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (6-ISMSC) http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=286 This meeting will cover all aspects of macrocyclic and supramolecualr chemistry, bridging the traditional core areas of chemistry and interfacing with biological, nanotechnological and materials arenas. Ann Ennis Thu, 02 Dec 2010 10:17:21 -0000 Gold: Faraday Discussion 152 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=287 The chemistry of gold was once relatively undeveloped, but this is no longer the case. The observation that gold, when sub-divided to the nanoscale, can be exceptionally active as a catalyst, has spurred a great number of discoveries. Gold now fascinates material scientists, catalysis, surface and synthetic chemists and theore Ann Ennis Thu, 02 Dec 2010 10:22:12 -0000 10th International Conference on Materials Chemistry (MC10) http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=288 The 'MC' conference series has provided a showcase for materials chemistry for almost two decades, and is the flagship event of the RSC's Materials Chemistry Division. MC10 will appeal to academic and industrial scientists working on the chemistry, physics and materials science of functional materials Ann Ennis Thu, 02 Dec 2010 10:30:46 -0000 22nd International Symposium: Synthesis in Organic Chemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=289 The Synthesis in Organic Chemistry conference is the flagship event of the RSC's Organic Division. The Synthesis in Organic Chemistry Symposium traditionally provides an international showcase for the core area of organic chemistry - synthesis - covering all aspects of contemporary organic synthesis and providing a forum for t Ann Ennis Thu, 02 Dec 2010 10:34:37 -0000 Coherence and Control in Chemistry: Faraday Discussion 153 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=290 The prospect of exploiting quantum interference to direct the outcome of a chemical reaction is known as coherent control. This meeting aims to assess recent progress in our general understanding of coherence and control in chemistry and to define new avenues for future research. Ann Ennis Thu, 02 Dec 2010 10:41:45 -0000 Analytical Research Forum (ARF) http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=291 The annual Analytical Research Forum (ARF) is the premier Analytical Science meeting of the RSC. The meeting is primarily for early-stage analytical science researchers (industrial scientists, PhD students and postdoctoral fellows) to present their latest results in the context of the wider analytical science community.  Ann Ennis Thu, 02 Dec 2010 10:51:44 -0000 Ionic Liquids: Faraday Discussion 154 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=292 Room-temperature ionic liquids (RTILs) are currently the focus of an intense research effort because of their remarkable potential for applications coupled to favourable environmental properties. This meeting will discuss fundamental experimental and theoretical aspects of the physical chemistry of RTILs. Ann Ennis Thu, 02 Dec 2010 10:57:42 -0000 Artificial Photosynthesis: Faraday Discussion 155 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=293 There is a growing conviction that the only real prospect for our long-term energy provision relies on the ability to collect and store sunlight in the form of chemical potential. This topical and important area of science covers many disciplines. The combination of biology, chemistry, physics and theory makes for an exciting Ann Ennis Thu, 02 Dec 2010 11:03:31 -0000 The Royal Society of Chemistry includes the IYC logo in Chemistry World and Education in Chemistry during 2011 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=296 The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) publishes Chemistry World and Education in Chemistry in its magazine portfolio. Through IYC 2011 branded items, the publications will promote IYC 2011 and its mission statement to celebrate the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. Dr Michael Brown Fri, 03 Dec 2010 11:42:16 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Liverpool, UK http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=337 The purpose of this meeting will be to encourage networking between women chemists working in secondary schools, universities, science discovery centres and industry. The focus of the meeting will be: How to inspire and encourage more women to take up and maintain careers in chemistry. Joyce Porter Fri, 10 Dec 2010 11:35:40 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Cambridge, UK http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=347 A networking breakfast to celebrate the role of women in Chemistry as we link up with colleagues in the Gambia. Joann Leeding Mon, 13 Dec 2010 09:51:25 -0000 Charterhouse IYC Day http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=364 An event for local schools and members of the public on what has chemistry done for me. Hands-on chemistry along with exposure to a number of chemical industries, universities, SCI, RSC, and invited speakers such as the Nobel Laureate Sir Harry Kroto will complement the programme. Oliver Choroba Thu, 16 Dec 2010 13:32:14 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Leicestershire, UK http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=370 Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time. 18 Jan, 2011, Humphrey Perkins High School, Leicestershire, UK Kaisra Khan Mon, 20 Dec 2010 18:47:23 -0000 Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time - London, UK http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=378 A networking breakfast at the RSC Chemistry Centre, Piccadilly, London on Tuesday, 18 January 8.00 - 10.00am. The meeting was hosted by Professor Helen Fielding. Pauline Meakins Tue, 21 Dec 2010 17:30:22 -0000 Chemistry for All! 'Atoms of Delight' http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=395 A celebration of chemistry:past present and future. Encouraging participation and engagement to highlight the importance and wonder of chemistry in all of our lives. Dr. Elizabeth Stevenson Thu, 30 Dec 2010 09:16:15 -0000 Nottingham Chemistry Public Lecture Series http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=442 A series of free, public lectures Dr Samantha Tang Fri, 07 Jan 2011 09:39:35 -0000 Coordination Chemistry Discussion Group (CCDG) http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=470 The annual meeting of the Coordination Chemistry Discussion Group (CCDG). The group seeks to support the scientific interests of those involved with any aspect of co-ordination Chemistry, primarily through organising scientific meetings and providing bursaries to encourage postgraduate participation in meetings. Dr Stephen Ashworth Mon, 10 Jan 2011 19:23:37 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Sheffield, UK http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=461 A drop-in networking breakfast to celebrate International Year of Chemisty and to discuss plans for how Sheffield might contribute to this global initiative. All welcome. Denise Eaton Mon, 10 Jan 2011 11:33:07 -0000 Networking Breakfast - University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=478 Chemists will meet for breakfast and share their stories of how they became interested in chemisty and the impact it has made on their lives. We will be creating various webpages e.g. facebook, twitter, to record their experiences and let other add to it. Eunice Lawton Tue, 11 Jan 2011 09:44:01 -0000 Networking Breakfast- National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, UK http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=510 A networking breakfast to celebrate International Year of Chemisty and for women to share a chemical moment in time. DR Alice Harling Wed, 12 Jan 2011 13:42:31 -0000 Virtual Issues of Platinum Metals Review http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=517 Themed issues of published articles from the archive of Platinum Metals Review celebrating the contributions of chemistry towards making the world a better place will be made available throughout IYC 2011. Ms Sara Coles Thu, 13 Jan 2011 13:47:24 -0000 The chemical origins of life and its early evolution http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=526 How did life begin on the planet, and how did metabolic and genetic processes evolve at an early stage? Did this generate an RNA-based form of life, and how did this evolve into the present protein-based life? Researchers from a wide variety of disciplines will discuss possible mechanisms whereby biology emerged from chemistry Christine Phillips Fri, 14 Jan 2011 12:58:18 -0000 Bangor University Celebrates Chemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=527 A year long celebration of chemistry with events for all ages Stevie Scanlan Fri, 14 Jan 2011 13:33:07 -0000 Trace Elements in Food http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=532 The 4th International IUPAC Symposium for Trace Elements in Food (TEF-4) is the next in this conference series. The objective of this interdisciplinary symposium is to gather experts with different backgrounds to discuss all aspects of trace elements in relation to food, with special emphasis on biological effects of elements. Szilvia Enyedi Fri, 14 Jan 2011 16:00:27 -0000 Elements of Genius: The Legacy of Chemistry in St Andrews http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=496 An exhibition hosted by students at the University of St Andrews celebrating the 200th anniversary of the teaching of chemistry at the university. The Gateway Galleries will feature a display of notable chemists, amazing discoveries and historic apparatus. Nicole Meehan Tue, 11 Jan 2011 16:25:32 -0000 The Oxford Chemistry Show http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=558 The University of Oxford's MPLS Division is inviting local Oxford Primary Schools to a Chemistry Show presented by Drs Hugh Cartwright and Malcolm Stewart from the Department of Chemistry. Dr Zareen Ahmed-Stewart Wed, 19 Jan 2011 10:01:23 -0000 IYC2011: Captivating Chemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=563 A workshop for KS2 and KS3 teachers to collaboratively develop classroom activities to inspire and enthuse their pupils in IYC2011 Dr Emily Perry Wed, 19 Jan 2011 15:22:42 -0000 Chemistry Art Competion http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=576 Chemistry Art Competion will take place in the Department of Chemistry at Imperial College London. Professor Tom Welton Sat, 22 Jan 2011 15:14:16 -0000 Electrochem 2011 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=582 Electrochem 2011 is organized jointly by the RSC Electrochemistry Interest Group, the SCI Electrochemical Technology Group, the Electroanalytical Sensing Systems Group, the British Carbon Group, and the ICorr Council. Sponsors: ISE Jacqui Colgate Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:58:31 -0000 Images from the Dawn of Science - Observing the Origins of Modern Microscopy http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=583 Standard accounts have perpetuated the belief that single-lensed microscopes can generate only indistinct and chromatic images. Numerous attempts to reprise those pioneering experiments have recently been made by several technical groups, and their results have served to perpetuate this belief. Jacqui Colgate Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:05:08 -0000 Fragments III: Third RSC-BMCS Fragment-based Drug Discovery meeting http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=584 The meeting will continue to focus on case studies in Fragment-based Drug Discovery that have delivered compounds to late-stage medicinal chemistry, preclinical or clinical programmes. These case studies will include successful examples from all types of fragment-based approaches, including high concentration, NMR, and SPR. Mrs Maggi Churchouse Mon, 24 Jan 2011 18:23:55 -0000 Antimal - Antimalarial Drugs: chemistry, development and future challenges http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=586 The Antimal project is funded as part of the EU 6th Framework Directive, and supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector. The meeting is relevant to basic and translational scientists with an interest in medicinal chemistry, chemotherapy, and pharmacology Mrs Maggi Churchouse Mon, 24 Jan 2011 18:42:20 -0000 Proteinase 2011: from molecules to medicines. 7th SCI-RSC syposium on proteinase inhibitor design http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=588 This symposium will cover progress in the design and synthesis of aspartic, serine, cysteine and metalloprotease inhibitors for a diverse range of target indications, while also covering a range of drug discovery activities: from Molecules to Medicines. Mrs Maggi Churchouse Mon, 24 Jan 2011 19:18:03 -0000 Philip Ball 'Unnatural: The Heretical idea of Making People' http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=599 This question has been asked for many centuries, and has produced recipes ranging from the homunculus of the medieval alchemists and the clay golem of Jewish legend to Frankenstein’s monster and the mass-produced test-tube babies in Brave New World Jacqui Colgate Wed, 26 Jan 2011 16:36:47 -0000 David Miller Award http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=604 The Award is given to final year university students studying Horticulture or Plant Science degrees. Charne Green Thu, 27 Jan 2011 16:11:58 -0000 The Young Chemist in Industry Award http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=614 Prizes given to the best three talks of the day. Charne Green Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:47:15 -0000 Electrochem 2011 Poster Prize http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=615 Each year the SCI Electrochemical Technology Group together with two groups from the Royal Society of Chemistry (the Electrochemistry Group and the Electrochemical Analysis Sensing Systems Group) collaborated in a major conference lasting for 2-3 days. Charne Green Mon, 31 Jan 2011 16:41:12 -0000 Visit of the British Occupational Hygiene Society President Elect at the Society of Chemical Industry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=616 Alex Bianchi is the President Elect of BOHS. Alex will talk about the BOHS five year strategy, Health & Safety consultants register and the International Partners Programme, It will be followed by a talk the implementation of REACH in practice Jacqui Colgate Mon, 31 Jan 2011 16:54:02 -0000 Funding Agri-Innovation: New Ventures in Food Security and Biorenewables http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=617 Biological and chemical innovations applied to agricultural productivity are investment opportunities for players right along the agri-value chain leading to food, fuel and fibre as well as effect molecules. Jacqui Colgate Mon, 31 Jan 2011 16:57:15 -0000 Exploring Chemical Space: Synthesising the Drugs of Tomorrow http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=618 Organic chemistry is dominated by a remarkably small number of molecular scaffolds. Therefore, the exploration of novel chemical space and molecular diversity remains a fundamental task for academic, pharmaceutical, and agrochemical researchers. Jacqui Colgate Mon, 31 Jan 2011 17:00:50 -0000 Medicinal Plants: From Crop to Cure? http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=621 Many claims are made for medicinal properties in plants. Some fail the test of scientific analysis. Others provide valuable medicines to combat human disorders and disease. It is not only 'herbal medicines' that rely on plants for their existence. Many conventional medicines are either directly extracted from plants or plants Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 09:51:36 -0000 New Perspectives in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Cognition http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=623 This conference covers recent advances in the discovery and development of new drugs for the treatment of chronic neurodegenerative disease. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 09:59:12 -0000 22nd Graduate Symposia Novel Organic Chemistry - University of Manchester http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=624 For the twenty second consecutive year, the SCI is organising regional graduate symposia. 8-12 Lectures will be given by selected final year graduate students who are completing research for a PhD in the UK. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 10:01:55 -0000 22nd Regional Graduate Symposia Novel Organic Chemistry - University of Bath http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=625 For the twenty second consecutive year, the SCI is organising regional graduate symposia. 8-12 Lectures will be given by selected final year graduate students who are completing research for a PhD in the UK. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 10:07:09 -0000 Rideal Lecture 2011 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=626 The Rideal lecture is an annual award given by SCI’s Colloid and Surface Chemistry Group and the RSC’s Colloid and Interface Science Group. Colloid science principles have been successfully applied in a wide range of industries involving manufacture, processing and formulating many materials as aqueous dispersions Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 10:16:52 -0000 22nd Regional Graduate Symposia Novel Organic Chemistry - University of Edinburgh http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=627 For the twenty second consecutive year, the SCI is organising regional graduate symposia. 8-12 Lectures will be given by selected final year graduate students who are completing research for a PhD in the UK. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 10:19:21 -0000 Young Chemist in Industry XX http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=628 This annual one day meeting, now in its 20th year provides a unique opportunity for younger chemists to showcase their industrial research to an external audience. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 10:59:31 -0000 RSC/SCI New Technologies in Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=629 The prudent application of relevant new technologies in medicinal chemistry is one way to increase the quality and efficiency of drug discovery. Everyone working in the pharmaceutical industry is very aware of the need for improved productivity. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:01:00 -0000 Digestate use and management event http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=630 A Defra strategy is now in place hopes to see a large increase in the number of anaerobic digesters constructed in England and Wales over the coming decade with a target of 1,000 new digesters to be built by 2015. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:03:37 -0000 Beautiful Experiments in Chemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=631 Scientists frequently talk about ‘beauty' in their work, but rarely stop to think quite what they mean by it. What makes an experiment beautiful? Is it the clarity of the design? The elegance of the apparatus? The nature of the knowledge gained? Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:05:42 -0000 The Life and Work of Faraday http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=632 The topic chosen for the first SCI Retired Members’ Lunch and Lecture will interest not only scientists, but their friends and partners. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:07:57 -0000 Biofortified and Functional Food: A Healthy Future? http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=634 To explore progress with approaches to the biofortification of crops and the development of functional foods (nutraceuticals) for nutrition, health and well-being by the application of plant science and agronomy. What are the opportunities and issues for further research investment and for the downstream food industry? Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:54:00 -0000 Enzymatic Processing and Modification - Current and Future Trends http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=635 The use of enzymes to modify edible oils has grown in the last twenty-five years from being an alternative to the chemical method of degumming oils such as soyabean oil to becoming a highly versatile process, used for a variety of structure-modifying processes Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:57:25 -0000 Retrosynthesis and Heterocyclic Workshop http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=636 This is the ninth meeting on retrosynthesis and heterocyclic chemistry organised by SCI's Young Chemists' Panel. The course will comprise a series of lectures and highly interactive small-group problem-solving sessions. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:59:22 -0000 BioResources Young Researchers 2011 North http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=637 Issues around food security, bio-energy and materials, and the environmental impact of advances in science and technology are quickly raising the profile of agricultural R&D. This one day event will bring together young researchers working in the broad areas of science required for innovations to increase the yield, quality Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 12:01:08 -0000 UK Colloids 2011: An International Colloid and Surface Science Symposium http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=638 The meeting will showcase internationally leading research in this technologically important area of study. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 12:03:15 -0000 SCI BioResources Young Researchers 2011 South http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=639 This one day event will bring together young researchers working in the broad areas of science required for innovations to increase the yield, quality and sustainability of agricultural systems. Those working downstream in food, energy or materials are also welcome with a view to generate a broad network of young talent in th Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 12:12:24 -0000 Peter Joyce as Galileo & Newton http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=640 Peter Joyce, professionally trained actor, will be performing his inimitable one man shows portraying the lives of Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton for students from The Denes High School and several local feeder schools in Lowestoft Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 12:14:13 -0000 Continuous and batch process development for hydrogenation and other catalytic processes http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=647 12th HEL Conference, for sharing applications and new technologies in hydrogenation, catalysis and flow chemistry. Mrs Hadas Mills Wed, 02 Feb 2011 13:23:44 -0000 EJMS and Italian Chemical Society Celebrate Role of Mass Spectrometry in Chemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=668 EJMS—European Journal of Mass Spectrometry and the Mass Spectrometry Division of the Italian Chemical Society are celebrating the IYC. Each issue of EJMS in 2011 will start with a review on a particular area of chemistry in which mass spectrometry has had a significant impact and written by an expert from the Italian Society. Ian Michael Fri, 04 Feb 2011 10:13:13 -0000 Reaction Monitoring using NMR and Vibrational Spectroscopy: Current Industrial Perspectives http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=727 New Event - Reaction Monitoring using NMR and Vibrational Spectroscopy Jemma Pyle Tue, 15 Feb 2011 16:29:24 -0000 NanoFormulation2011 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=746 NanoFormulation2011 Singapore, will bring together scientists from Europe, USA and Asia-Pacific involved in the formulation of nanomaterials. The five day meeting will include presentations, a training day focussed on nanomaterial characterisation, a trade visit to Jurong Island and structured networking activities. Helen Dutton Fri, 18 Feb 2011 15:47:54 -0000 Easing the School-to-University Transition: Improving and Enhancing the Undergraduate Experience http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=747 Free Event Jemma Pyle Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:28:06 -0000 Residential School: Medicinal Chemistry 2011 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=748 New Event - Residential School: Medicinal Chemistry 2011 Jemma Pyle Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:39:30 -0000 Science & Innovation 2011 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=784 Science & Innovation 2011 is the essential event for professionals and practitioners involved with maintaining the UK’s position at the forefront of technological research and development. Attendance at this established conference will help you understand how the government plans to encourage the uptake of STEM subjects. Adam Wiltshire Wed, 23 Feb 2011 09:56:36 -0000 Chemistry Central Journal special issue to celebrate the achievements of women in chemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=796 Papers are welcomed for a Special Issue in Chemistry Central Journal to celebrate the achievements of women in chemistry. As part of IYC 2011, Chemistry Central Journal is producing a Special Issue to highlight significant achievements by female chemists and to showcase a selection of current innovative research. Jan Kuras Fri, 25 Feb 2011 17:30:15 -0000 Chemistry Central Journal special issue Special issue on structural chemistry of small molecules of biological interest http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=811 Papers are welcomed for a Special Issue in Chemistry Central Journal with the theme "Structural Chemistry of Small Molecules of Biological Interest". The results from crystallographic studies of small molecules of biological interest have enriched the knowledgebase widely used in various areas of molecular sciences. Jan Kuras Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:02:56 -0000 Chemistry Central Journal special issue on N-Heterocyclic carbenes http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=813 Papers are welcomed for a Special Issue in Chemistry Central Journal covering "N-Heterocyclic Carbenes". It has only been 20 years since the first stable N-heterocyclic carbene was isolated, but these compounds have already gained widespread use in chemistry, e.g. as ligands in catalysis. Jan Kuras Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:12:21 -0000 Chemistry Central Journal special issue on Advances in Peptide Chemistry and Medicinal Application http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=814 Papers are welcomed for a Special Issue in Chemistry Central Journal to cover "Advances in Peptide Chemistry and Medicinal Application". As part of the International Year of Chemistry, we would like to highlight some of the important contributions that peptide chemistry has made to the field of medicine. Jan Kuras Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:17:17 -0000 Chemistry Central Journal special issue to celebrate the achievements of women in chemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=820 Papers are welcomed for a Special Issue in Chemistry Central Journal to celebrate the achievements of women in chemistry. As part of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011), Chemistry Central Journal is producing a Special Issue to highlight significant achievements and current innovative research. Jan Kuras Tue, 01 Mar 2011 10:40:25 -0000 Discover Chemistry and Pharmacy http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=826 A one night residential course designed to give Yr 12 pupils a taste of chemistry and pharmacy at university. Dr Stephen Ashworth Tue, 01 Mar 2011 20:31:50 -0000 Centre for Molecular and Structural Biochemistry Spring Meeting http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=827 The annual Spring Meeting of the Centre for Molecular and Structural Biochemistry. Dr Stephen Ashworth Tue, 01 Mar 2011 20:37:06 -0000 Green Solvents – Alternative Fluids in Science and Application http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=833 To mark the International Year of Chemistry in 2011, Green Chemistry has published a themed issue on green solvents- alternative fluids in science and application. This themed issue contains articles by world-leading chemists detailing the recent advances and challenges faced in this area. Kathleen Too Wed, 02 Mar 2011 14:01:58 -0000 Skin Deep lecture series http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=842 An exciting series of Fashion Science talks by eminent scientists on diverse subjects related to human skin. Zoe Beck Thu, 03 Mar 2011 09:48:34 -0000 Meet The Universities http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=843 Meet the Universities Jemma Pyle Thu, 03 Mar 2011 10:03:16 -0000 Online Interactive Periodic Table http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=891 This freely available educational resource is aimed at teachers and students. It is Syngenta’s first online contribution to the International Year of Chemistry. Carolyn Riches Fri, 11 Mar 2011 13:31:35 -0000 Essay writing competition http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=905 To celebrate the International Year of Chemistry, Nature Chemistry is launching an essay competition. We invite aspiring science writers to submit an 'In Your Element'-style essay on any one of the following elements - He, N, Na, Cu, Br, In or Pu. Dr Stuart Cantrill Mon, 14 Mar 2011 15:26:40 -0000 Fantastic Forests http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=915 A public facing event for ags 5+ where will cover basic aspects of photosynthesis, carbon capture, wood cells, wood fibres, paper making, engineered wood products, dendrochronology. Stephen Penny Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:05:20 -0000 Scientific Update - Conference & Training Providers for Industrial Organic Chemists http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=920 Scientific Update, established in 1989 by Dr. Trevor Laird, organises conferences and training courses for industrial chemists and chemical engineers in chemical development and scale-up and many other specialist topics in organic chemistry. We also provide extensive consultancy services in these fields. Dr Claire Francis Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:22:45 -0000 IYC & the Glasgow Insight into Science and Technology http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=941 Publicize The International Year of Chemistry through a short science communication article published on the GIST's website (www.the-gist.org), and other forums. Craig Mcinnes Mon, 21 Mar 2011 09:43:11 -0000 Chemistry at work for The Food and Environment Research Agency http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=954 Chemistry plays a key role in many areas of our work here at the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera). We would like to establish a webpage on our website (with a link from the front page) giving an outline of how we use chemistry across the organisation. Alison Wilson Wed, 23 Mar 2011 11:48:28 -0000 5th ChemComm International Symposium http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=985 The 5th ChemComm International Symposium - www.rsc.org/chemcommsymposium5 Jemma Pyle Wed, 30 Mar 2011 09:30:45 -0000 The European Sustainable Chemicals Management Conference 2011 - Finding the Regulatory Balance http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=992 The European Sustainable Chemicals Management Conference 2011 is a high-level conference aims to present a critique of current European legislation, and to explore how it can be improved to provide a high level of public and environmental protection, without stunting the growth of the European Chemicals Industry. Kirstie Fagan Thu, 31 Mar 2011 09:52:04 -0000 Science@LGC - demonstrating how chemistry benefits everyone http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1063 Short-bite sized articles highlighting how chemistry, and in particular chemical measurement, impacts on our everyday lives. We will discuss some of our latest research and demonstrate how we apply our research to ensure 'Science for a safer world'. Louise Dean Mon, 18 Apr 2011 09:03:08 -0000 Essay on History of Chemistry at NIMR http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1065 An essay outlining the history of chemistry in biomedical research at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research, from 1914 to present. Frank Norman Tue, 19 Apr 2011 10:29:55 -0000 Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Meeting (MASC-11) http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1070 We are pleased to announce that the RSC Supramolecular and Macrocycles Meeting will take place at Bath during the 19th and 20th of December. Dr Tony James Wed, 20 Apr 2011 10:11:45 -0000 Wrexham Science Festival http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1154 The Wrexham Science Festival returns in July, and will include a whole host of talks, workshops and demonstrations to get you thinking about science. Events will be based around four themes – Earth and the Universe, Animal World, Human Mind & Body, and Bright Sparks Katie Dutton Fri, 13 May 2011 09:30:14 -0000 Water Quality: How Clean is Clean? http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1187 An opportunity to hear from and meet decision makers from government, the regulator and industry alongside researchers at Brunel University engaged in understanding the significance of chemicals in water. Deepak Gupta Thu, 19 May 2011 12:33:23 -0000 Forest School Educational Fundraiser Periodic Table http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1120 Forest School has installed the world's first Educational Fundraiser Periodic Table to educate and inspire its pupils whilst raising funds for improvements to its science facilities. Those interested in sponsoring an element can find out more by visiting the school website:www.forest.org.uk or email development@forest.org.uk Steven Marsh Thu, 05 May 2011 13:02:26 -0000 Chemistry Demonstration Lectures http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1215 A lively chemical demonstration lecture. Restricted to invited schools and colleges only. Dr Samantha Tang Thu, 26 May 2011 15:27:28 -0000 New treatments for cancer; hope or hoax? http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1226 A free schools symposium where students can listen and network with PhD students and professionals in the research field. This will be of particular interest to students who are thinking of pursuing chemistry or medicine as a career. Dr Samantha Booth Fri, 27 May 2011 12:53:31 -0000 SEEDS (Systemic Education and Extra-Mural Development and Support) Scifest Africa Outreach Project http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1237 Chemistry shows and educator workshops in rural schools in the Western Cape province of South Africa Dr Stephen Ashworth Thu, 02 Jun 2011 08:23:17 -0000 Amazing Chemistry Applied Daily http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1239 Introduction to the science involved in the development of modern cosmetics and in the evaluation of their performance. Zoe Beck Thu, 02 Jun 2011 10:16:08 -0000 Secrets of Formulation III http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1279 Designing colloidal formulations is an exceptionally complex process that requires a combination of scientific knowledge, experimental skill, experience, imagination and enthusiasm. Combining these with the correct inspiration can produce innovative colloidal systems and solutions to problems. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 21 Jun 2011 10:20:51 -0000 National Science Week in South Africa http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1284 Chemistry shows and educator workshops in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa and the opening of a new science centre. Dr Stephen Ashworth Wed, 22 Jun 2011 12:01:17 -0000 Cosmetic Industry Day http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1290 Annual Cosmetic Industry Day, showcasing the work of students from the BSc (Hons) Cosmetic Science course here at London College of Fashion. Zoe Beck Thu, 23 Jun 2011 12:51:17 -0000 TalkScience@BL-- Geoengineering our climate: Fixing Earth's future? http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1297 Mirrors in space, ocean fertilisation, bio-char… can geoengineering technologies like these solve Earth’s climate crisis? Sometimes science can be stranger than fiction! Join Professor Tim Lenton in our 13th TalkScience event for a lively discussion about why scientists are considering technological solutions to climate change Johanna Kieniewicz Tue, 28 Jun 2011 09:55:25 -0000 Norwich Lord Mayor's Street Procession http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1300 Bayer Cropscience has entered a parade float into the Norwich Lord Mayor's street procession being held on Sat 9th July 2011. The theme is scientists with a mobile chemistry set. Joanne Woods Wed, 29 Jun 2011 15:06:38 -0000 Challenges in Catalysis for Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemicals lll http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1308 Topics to be covered will include the latest development in homogeneous catalysis, including biocatalysis CH and CX activation, amination and acylation as well as novel technologies. Jacqui Colgate Mon, 04 Jul 2011 14:08:34 -0000 The Chemistry of Textiles http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1309 This event will highlight recent developments and technical innovations in the use of chemicals in the textile industry. Jacqui Colgate Mon, 04 Jul 2011 14:15:54 -0000 Pavement and Surface Texture - Fact of Friction? http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1310 This seminar will run rhough various national and international reviews and specifications for skid resistance Jacqui Colgate Mon, 04 Jul 2011 14:23:09 -0000 Innovation to Transform the Chemical Industry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1311 Chemistry is at the heart of everything we do. It beats throughout all aspects of our life and our world. Nature has evolved innovative chemistry to shape our world. Mankind needs to innovate chemistry and chemical processes constantly to sustain our future. Jacqui Colgate Mon, 04 Jul 2011 14:28:52 -0000 The Redemption of the British Breakfast! Re-evaluating the importance of the role of saturated fats and cholestrol in the diet of healthy adults http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1312 There is now an alternative view that challenges the previously long held belief that saturated fats have an important effect as a causative agent of cardiovascular disease. Jacqui Colgate Mon, 04 Jul 2011 15:06:14 -0000 Chilford Hall- Vineyard tour & wine tasting http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1313 The tour begins in the winery and the entire wine making process is explained from the management of the vine, the pruning and picking of the grapes, through to the processing, fermentation, blending and bottling. Jacqui Colgate Mon, 04 Jul 2011 15:11:00 -0000 Dalton Transactions Younger Researchers Symposium http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1314 The Dalton Transactions Younger Researchers Symposium is primarily for early-stage inorganic and organometallic chemistry researchers (industrial scientists, PhD students and early-career postdoctoral fellows) to present their latest results in the context of the wider UK inorganic community. Jemma Pyle Mon, 04 Jul 2011 15:27:28 -0000 1st PACN Congress on Agricultural Productivity: How the chemical sciences can help to feed the world http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1315 The aim of this PACN Congress is bring leading scientists together to communicate and discuss current research and ideas in the agricultural sciences, and to learn from one another. Jemma Pyle Mon, 04 Jul 2011 15:35:42 -0000 Our Children on Water http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1319 A striking international art exhibition featuring work from children across the world showing how they feel about water Sophie Boldon Tue, 05 Jul 2011 15:23:33 -0000 Catalytic Clothing http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1330 Catalytic Clothing is a partnership that brings together the worlds of fashion and science and asks the public to join the campaign for clean air. Catalytic Clothing seeks to explore how clothing and textiles can be used as a catalytic surface to purify the air we breathe. Pauline Meakins Fri, 08 Jul 2011 16:17:11 -0000 29th SCI Process Development Symposium http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1350 The area of Process Development continues to be a challenging and important area for the research into and application of modern synthetic organic chemistry, as well as enabling technologies. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 12 Jul 2011 14:15:03 -0000 Innovations in Chemical Synthesis http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1351 This 18th Annual Review Symposium organised by SCI's Young Chemists' Panel, will focus on emerging methods in chemical synthesis. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 12 Jul 2011 14:28:41 -0000 Science Pavilion at the National Eisteddfod of Wales http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1393 Visit us at the Science Pavilion at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. Chemistry activities will include pH experiments, making an indicator, solar cells, “Flash Bang! The Climate Change Show”, slime, bath bombs and much more! Erica Roberts Sat, 16 Jul 2011 09:52:43 -0000 Determining the pH of water at locations in Western part of the Isle of Wight http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1415 Sampling two small watercourses which run through the West Wight. Sampling the water from the beach at Compton Bay and two small streams which run across the beach. Testing each of the samples for pH. Making a still and collecting distilled seawater and comparing the pH of the distilled water with the original seawater. Roger Lacey Wed, 20 Jul 2011 13:54:20 -0000 TSN Annual Meeting keynote address 'From Waste to Wealth using Green Chemistry' http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1469 The TSN Annual Meeting brings together network members - teachers and scientists - for an entertaining and informative science talk and update on TSN activities. This free event, will celebrate the role of chemistry in creating a more sustainable future and provide teachers with a timely subject knowledge update. Dr. Philip Smith Tue, 09 Aug 2011 15:45:31 -0000 Chemistry at the Garden http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1509 A 3 month exhibition from October to December at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden in conjunction with the University of Oxford Chemistry Department. The exhibition will focus on the links between plants and chemistry - photosynthesis, pigments, the chemistry of taste and smell, new materials inspired by plants etc. Dr Alison Foster Wed, 17 Aug 2011 12:12:52 -0000 Chemistry beyond the bench http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1567 To celebrate the International Year of Chemistry, Nature Chemistry has published a series of Commentary articles that look at broader issues in our subject beyond the science itself. These articles are free throughout September 2011. Dr Stuart Cantrill Wed, 07 Sep 2011 13:32:01 -0000 SCI's Fine Chemicals Group IYC Public Lecture Series http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1599 A series of free public lectures in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011. These talks will illustrate how the field of medicinal chemistry has led and will continue to lead to the discovery of new medicines which impact millions of lives worldwide. Patricia Cornell Fri, 16 Sep 2011 10:54:20 -0000 McBain Medal Award Lecture http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1600 The McBain Medal is an annual award by the Colloid and Surface Chemistry Group of the SCI and the Colloid and Interface Chemistry Group of the RSC to honour a younger scientist who has made a meritorious contribution to colloid and interface science. Patricia Cornell Fri, 16 Sep 2011 11:39:39 -0000 Thunder and Lightning Demonstration Lecture http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1664 The theme of the lecture will be chemical energy, with plenty of it! Whether in the form of light or sound, there will be chemical colours and energetic explosions to enthuse and excite the audience. Performed by Dr Pete Licence and Mr Jim Gamble. Dr Samantha Tang Tue, 11 Oct 2011 12:17:22 -0000 PPI-Net National Conference http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1669 The first national conference on protein-protein interactions organised by PPI-Net will be held on Monday, December 12 2011. I will bring together the whole UK community engaged in research of PPIs and formulate plans to solve problems in research. Marcia Castle Fri, 14 Oct 2011 14:53:35 -0000 Using Chemistry to Discover New Medicines and Improve Lives http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1722 The talk is a popular science lecture on medicinal chemistry and will describe how new medicines are designed in the modern era on 29th November 2011 at Alderley Park, AstraZeneca. Dr Katayune Presland Fri, 04 Nov 2011 12:11:15 -0000 Fantastic Forests http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1724 Celebrate National Tree Week with staff from Forest Research and Forestry Commission Scotland. Enjoy a range of hands on activities celebrating the 2011 International Year of Forests. Activities relate to tree seeds but also to photosynthesis and carbon capture processes. Stephen Penny Fri, 04 Nov 2011 15:16:44 -0000 A Chemistry of Music http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1742 The Hebrides Ensemble perform an evening of music to celebrate International Year of Chemistry 2011. The programme includes works by Beethoven and Borodin, plus a new work by Scottish composer Julian Wagstaff commissioned especially for the occasion by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Jenny Rodgers Fri, 11 Nov 2011 16:36:52 -0000 New Virtual Issue on Vehicle Emissions Control http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1712 Developments in the technology and legislation of pollution control from vehicle exhausts are covered in a series of articles and reviews. The Virtual Issue PDF is available to download free of charge. Ms Sara Coles Tue, 01 Nov 2011 13:56:17 -0000