International Year of Chemistry 2011 Activities - Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities Activities from the International Year of Chemistry 2011 CHEMEX - 2011 Exhibtion and Trade Fair Wonders in Chemistry in Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=94 National Exhibition on Chemistry is unique opportunity to promote innovative anf quality products to the general public @ BMICH, COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, 27-30th January 2011 organized by the National Sceretariat (Sri Lanka) IYC 2011. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sun, 22 Aug 2010 05:15:46 -0000 Commemorative IYC stamps to be issued in Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=95 The Steering Committee IYC 2011 Sri Lanka has proposed to Sri Lanka Philatelic Bureau to issue of 5 Commemorative stamps to celebrate the year 2011. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sun, 22 Aug 2010 05:50:39 -0000 Issue in Sri Lanka of a Postal Stamp in view of IYC2011 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=677 A postal stamp was issued during the CHEMEX 2011 Exhibition and Trade Fair held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, as a special event for celebration of achievements of Chemistry and Chemical Sciences in keeping with the objectives of the declaration of IYC 2011 by the UN. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sun, 06 Feb 2011 09:20:12 -0000 CHEMEX 2011 Trade Fair and Exhibition http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=785 The Trade Fair and Exhibition was held on 27-30 February 2011 at the Bandaranaike International Memorial Conference Hall, Colombo. IYC 2011 and the CHEMEX 2011 were ceremonially inaugurated by Hon. Prof. Tissa Vitharana Sr. Minister of Scientific Affairs on 27th February 2011. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Wed, 23 Feb 2011 11:31:18 -0000 Cultural IYC2011 Event: Sinhala and Tamil New Year Celebration http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=786 This cultural celebration will be held at the Folk Art Centre (Janakala Kendraya) at Pelawatte, Battaramulla, on 3rd April 2011 from 9:00am to 8:00pm. The entire programme will be especially focused on the cultural values and harmony among communities. Demonstration of chemistry of traditional foods is one of the activities. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Wed, 23 Feb 2011 11:47:58 -0000 Appreciation of the services of staff and students who contributed to the success of IYC Inauguration ceremony and CHEMEX Trade Fair & Exhibition 27-30th January 2011 http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=802 A ceremony to distribute the Certificates of Appreciation was held on 26th February 2011 at the P.P.G.L.Siriwardene Auditorium of the Inst. of Chem.Ceylon. Dr. Neville V Reed, Managing Director,Science Education and Industry, Royal Society of Chemistry UK, delivered a speech on 'Supporting the Global Chemistry Community.' Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sat, 26 Feb 2011 09:11:56 -0000 Fourteenth Award Ceremony of the Australian National Chemistry Quiz Competition _ http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=853 The Fourteenth Award Ceremony was held on the occasion of celebrating IYC 2011. A large number of students, general public, and industrialists witnessed the occasion. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sat, 05 Mar 2011 08:45:39 -0000 Science Day Drama Competition for School Children http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=854 A series of drama competitions was held by the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, with the participation of School children. Opportunity was provided to those students who were successful to stage their dramas at the CHEMEX Exhibition site. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sat, 05 Mar 2011 09:13:13 -0000 Branding IYC in Sri Lanka - production and publication of IYC calendar, pens, banners, fliers, car stickers, etc. http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=858 In accordance with the IYC 2011 Activity Plan a beautiful calendar promoting IYC activities, fliers, and a ball pen were produced. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Mon, 07 Mar 2011 08:47:10 -0000 Cultural Celebration "Avurudu Asiriya" in Battaramulla, Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1022 The Cultural Programme titled "Avurudu Asiriya" was held 3 April 2011, as part of an IYC2011 activity to promote awareness of Chemistry and cultural traditions among the chemical society as well as other professional bodies in Sri Lanka. It was staged at Folk Art Centre, Ministry of National Heritage, Pelawatte, Battaramulla. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Wed, 06 Apr 2011 04:40:09 -0000 Inauguration of International Year of Chemistry in Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1036 The Inauguration ceremony of International Year of Chemistry in Sri Lanka was held on 27th January 2011. The Hon. Prof. Tissa Vitharana, Sr. Minister for Scientific graced the inaugural ceremony . Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sat, 09 Apr 2011 11:09:10 -0000 Chemistry for Sustainable Utilization of Material Resources of Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1039 The Fourth Inaugural Professorial lecture on ‘Chemistry for Sustainable Utilization of Material Resources of Sri Lanka’ was held by Prof. H. D. Gunawardhana, Chartered Chemist on 14th March 2011 at P. P. G.L.Siriwardena, Auditorium of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sun, 10 Apr 2011 11:21:17 -0000 Conducting Public Lectures on Chemistry http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1043 A programme of conducting public lectures with a view to increase awareness of importance of chemistry in day to day life was undertaken by the National Secretariat IYC 2011 Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Mon, 11 Apr 2011 07:52:07 -0000 Chemistry Seminars for Advanced Level Students http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1045 Better knowledge on various aspects of Chemistry subject was provided to A/L/students. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Mon, 11 Apr 2011 08:06:41 -0000 Training Seminar on Packaging for Food, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Industries http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1109 Training Seminar on Packaging for food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries 6th May 2011. Scientific papers on packaging of food will be presented. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sat, 30 Apr 2011 09:01:57 -0000 Photochemistry for Wellbeing of Society http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1124 A seminar on Photochemistry for the well-being of the society will be held by the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon on 17th June 2011 at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Fri, 06 May 2011 09:01:49 -0000 Directory of Graduate Chemists in Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1147 Action is being taken by the Dean, College of Chemical Sciences to publish a Directory of Graduate Chemists in Sri Lanka in the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011). Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Wed, 11 May 2011 10:05:16 -0000 Natural Products and their Applications in Health and Agriculture http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1148 IFS-AFASSA International Symposium on Natural Products Chemistry to be held during October 3-8, 2011 at Kandy, Sri Lanka where presentations will be made by the well known resource persons. Young scientists working in the field are invited to present their research work at the Symposium. Vijaya Kumar Wed, 11 May 2011 14:04:29 -0000 70th Anniversary and 40th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1194 The Institute of Chemistry Ceylon has planned to celebrate its 70th Anniversary simultaneously with its 40th Annual Sessions on 16th-17th June 2011 at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Text by A.M.Jayasekara, Programme Officer IYC 2011) Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sat, 21 May 2011 10:43:05 -0000 On the Role of Chemistry Research in National Development http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1202 The International Conference on Chemical Sciences 20-22 June 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka is organized by the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon. The theme of the conference is Role of Chemistry Research in National Development. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Mon, 23 May 2011 08:27:52 -0000 Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (National Adhering Organization for IYC 2011) Service Award http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1250 For the first time in its history, the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (IChemC) , Sri Lanka, awards Gold Medal to a relatively young Chemist, Mr.N.M.S.Hettigedera for his dedicated honorary service to the Institute. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Mon, 06 Jun 2011 11:09:12 -0000 Biogas- A Triple benefit process in 21st century http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1324 As a part of International Year Of Chemistry 2011,The Ministry of Education in Srilanka is organising an interactive session at the Royal College Colombo.This will be attended by the students and teachers of other schools of Colombo .The topic of discussion would be "Biogas- A Triple benefit process in 21st century " Mr Ushitha Kariyawasam Thu, 07 Jul 2011 03:34:11 -0000 United Nations Information Centre, Colombo (UNIC Colombo) http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1360 A lecture on "Chemistry - Our Life, Our Future" Hiranthi Gunawardena Wed, 13 Jul 2011 07:48:42 -0000 Celebrations at Swarnapali Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Anuradhapura http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1336 We plan it to have the seminar only for those A/L students who follow Chemistry as a subject Upul Abesingha Sun, 10 Jul 2011 16:10:41 -0000 Devanandan Memorial Oration and Launching of the new IChemC Website http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1513 Dr. Devanandan was a world renowned scientist that Sri Lanka has ever produced. The event is held on the 9th of September 2011 at the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (IChem C) Adamantane House, Rajagiriya to honour this great scientist of Sri Lanka. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Thu, 18 Aug 2011 09:47:43 -0000 Celebrating IYC at Vadamaradchy, Point Pedro, Northern Province, Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1531 The International Year of Chemistry 2011 was celebrated on a grand scale by the Zonal Education Department of Vadamaradchy on 24 June 2011 at J/Methodist Girls School, Point Pedro. Vadamaradchy Education Zone was the first to organize IYC -2011 celebrations in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Fri, 26 Aug 2011 06:05:20 -0000 Training Seminar on Nano Technology and its Applications http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1632 A Training Seminar on Nano Technology was held on 30th September 2011at the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon with the participation of over 100 industrial sector representatives. - Report by Mr. A.M.Jayasekara, Programme Officer IYC 2011 (Sri Lanka) Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Fri, 30 Sep 2011 05:56:54 -0000 Commemorating the Chemistry Greats - Devanandan Memorial Oration & Launching New IChemC Web site http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1641 As part of the new series of orations launched by the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon in 2007 to commemorate the Chemistry greats, the fifth of the series was held to commemorate Dr. Michael Angelo Vincent Devanandan on 9th September 2011 at the P.P.G.L.Siriwardene Auditorium at Adamantane House. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Mon, 03 Oct 2011 10:39:34 -0000 CHEMEX-2 Exhibition & Open Days at The Institute of Chemistry Ceylon , Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1725 The Exhibition and Open days conducted from 24-26 November, involved display of exhibits of academic nature mainly in Chemistry, Magic Shows in Chemistry, Seminars etc. This will be of immense benefit to the students. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sat, 05 Nov 2011 04:24:46 -0000 Sinhala, Tamil, and English School Essay/Arts/Poster Competition - ‘chemistry and our daily life' http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1727 IYC 2011 National Secretariat (Sri Lanka) has planned to conduct a School Essay/Arts/Poster competition with a view to increasing the enthusiasm and awareness of chemistry in day to life, of the people. The consent of the Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka has been obtained. The dates are yet to be finalized. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Sat, 05 Nov 2011 04:34:45 -0000 Interschool Titration Competition at the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, in Rajagiriya http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1737 The Institute of Chemistry Ceylon has conduct an Interschool Titration Competition at the “Adamantane House”, Rajagiriya, 15th-21st November 2011 Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Thu, 10 Nov 2011 05:12:06 -0000 Symposium on Drug Discovery http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1763 The First International Symposium on Drug Discovery, January 8th, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The seminar series addresses the Research and Development process of new therapeutics in the pharmaceutical industry and challenges it faces today. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Fri, 25 Nov 2011 08:35:10 -0000 School Packs Global Water Experiment in Sri Lanka http://www.chemistry2011.org/participate/activities/show?id=1842 Being the focal point for IYC 2011 and the Global Water Experiment in Sri Lanka, this Institute has received 5 School Packs and 5 Sets of Printed Material from IUPAC/UNESCO for distribution to the schools in needs of equipment to participate in the Global Experiment. Mr N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara Thu, 26 Jan 2012 04:37:39 -0000