International Year of Chemistry 2011 Activities - International Activities from the International Year of Chemistry 2011 IYC Closing Ceremony The IYC - a year-long celebration initiated by IUPAC and UNESCO - will culminate with a unique closing event in Brussels, Belgium marking the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize Award to Marie Curie and the 100th anniversary of the most significant scientific meetings of all times, the Solvay Conferences. Dr. Paul Baekelmans Mon, 25 Jan 2010 19:41:30 -0000 IYC 2011 - International Launching Ceremony An opening ceremony for the International Year of Chemistry will be held in Paris, at the UNESCO HQ, under the aegis of the UN, UNESCO, and IUPAC. Rovani Sigamoney Mon, 25 Jan 2010 19:16:31 -0000 Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time" will bring together women chemists from 37 countries on 18 January 2011 using modern communication tools; each country/region will arrange its own event(s) and individual breakfasts will be linked together by SKYPE/video, and by using Twitter. Prof Mary Garson Sat, 08 May 2010 06:08:05 -0000 Water–A Chemical Solution: A Global Experiment School students around the world will be invited to explore one of Earth’s most critical resources, water. The results of their investigations will contribute to a Global Experiment, which will possibly become the biggest chemistry experiment ever. Dr. Javier Garcia-Martinez Wed, 18 Aug 2010 22:22:35 -0000 A World without Polymers We will hold a video and essay contest celebrating IYC. The topic will be to imagine a "World without Polymers" and to write about the detrimental effect on society if polymers were absent. We expect to award prizes including a trip to the World Chemical Congress for award winners. Giancarlo Galli Sun, 29 Aug 2010 16:48:53 -0000 Books, journal articles, and web resources in celebration of chemistry Through commemorative books (including Letters to a Young Chemist and European Women in Chemistry), journals, and online content, John Wiley and Sons celebrates and supports the past, the future, and the people of chemistry, from students to professionals. Mrs. Ellen Nichols Tue, 14 Sep 2010 20:00:19 -0000 Design Variations on IYC Motto “Chemistry—our life, our future” is the IYC motto. A pattern made of 40 translations has been arranged to help with various presentation projects. Here it is for you to use! Fabienne Meyers Wed, 15 Sep 2010 20:49:19 -0000 International Symposia on Advancing the Chemical Sciences A significant new global symposia series, presenting a unique opportunity to hear from dynamic, internationally renowned speakers brought together to discuss globally significant topics from within the chemical sciences. Joanne Thomson Tue, 21 Sep 2010 12:10:54 -0000 EPCA film showing the chemical industry is a provider of solutions matching humanity's current and future factual needs The chemical industry, as a necessary supplier of all other industries, is the provider of solutions matching humanity's current and future factual needs (access to food, drinkable water, health, energy and emission friendly housing and transportation, communication and education, females and science) Mrs. Maria De Rycke Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:22:12 -0000 The lives of Marie Curie, a journey through the history of chemistry This comic book will be a humoristic and educational project for IYC 2011. Raphaël Fiami Sun, 24 Oct 2010 12:40:54 -0000 Accelerating the Contributions of Chemistry to Sustainable Development The World Chemistry Leadership Meeting is an opportunity for leaders from chemistry to set new priorities for the science, to address the challenges of a sustainable world, and to approach Rio+20 and beyond. Mr Colin Humphris Fri, 05 Nov 2010 21:33:42 -0000 European Women in Chemistry This book covers one of the main topics of the International Year of Chemistry and is a tribute to all European women in chemistry. Jan Apotheker Sat, 27 Nov 2010 11:37:23 -0000 Student Physical Chemistry Video Competition !! VIEW RESULTS BELOW !! Professor Jim McQuillan Thu, 09 Dec 2010 08:48:08 -0000 Student Chemistry Cartoon Competition !! VIEW RESULTS BELOW !! Professor Jim McQuillan Thu, 16 Dec 2010 01:23:31 -0000 National Laboratory Mustache Day National Lab Mustache Day (NLMD) strives to celebrate mustaches in the science laboratory over the ages. NLMD culminates on February 11th 2011 with lab mustache parties across the country and around the world. Everyone is invited to participate and celebrate. Jens Breffke Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:53:29 -0000 Visualizing and Understanding the Science of Climate Change Understanding and responding to global climate changes is one of the defining challenges of the 21st century. Barraged by contradictory messages many don’t have the right tools to see and understand the complex connections between human activity and our changing climate. Prof Peter Mahaffy Mon, 28 Feb 2011 18:39:47 -0000 On Medicinal Chemistry - video interviews with the IUPAC-Richter Prize Sit down and watch the IUPAC-Richter Prize winners talking about their research projects. Professor Doug Templeton Wed, 02 Mar 2011 21:11:21 -0000 Homo Sapiens Report, the Future of Humanity Includes the most important global issues facing science-chemistry, for example: can democracy and the free market secure sustainable development and a positive future for humanity, or must science – knowledge – take the lead? Michael Wadleigh Fri, 22 Jul 2011 07:31:39 -0000 Nanotechnology for Schools and the General Public Share this small 32-page booklet on the applications of nanotechnology. Alan Smith Thu, 18 Aug 2011 18:10:15 -0000 Academia Europaea's 23rd Annual Conference Academia Europaea is the European Academy of sciences, humanities and arts. This conference is being held under the auspices of the International Year of Chemistry; it will highlight the links between chemistry, the sciences and society. Rovani Sigamoney Wed, 07 Sep 2011 16:30:29 -0000 Chemistry Shows Uncover some of the secrets of chemical reactions – especially those of a spectacular kind! Exciting shows that promises to blow the lid of Chemistry’s possibly dusty image. Peter Hollamby Wed, 02 Nov 2011 18:16:42 -0000