International Year of Chemistry 2011 Activities - Italy Activities from the International Year of Chemistry 2011 CHEM-MED 2011 - The International Chemical Event - Conference & Exhibition International conference and exhibition dedicated to the chemical sector. Dr Claudio Molinari Fri, 23 Jul 2010 13:22:18 -0000 Fabbricato dall'uomo. Chimica e modernizzazione in Italia [Man-made. Chemistry and Modernity in Italy] Conference on the history of chemical industry, organized by Archivio del Cinema Industriale (Industrial Films Archive) at LIUC University. The conference will show the evolution of industrial chemistry in Italy, from 1940s to 1990, trough contributions of business historians, industrialists and trough historical documentaries Dr Daniele Pozzi Wed, 22 Sep 2010 14:36:17 -0000 Formule per lo sviluppo: la chimica in Italia tra passato e futuro [Formulas for the development: chemisty in Italy between past and future] Seminar aimed to the secondary schools to show the historical evolution of chemical industry in Italy trough documentaries produces by some important chemical companies from 1940s to 1990s. Dr Daniele Pozzi Wed, 22 Sep 2010 15:06:01 -0000 Life Chemistry: from functional food to bioactive principles The meeting celebrates aspects of Chemistry related to everyday life issues. It will include a divulgating section about the Chemistry importance in food science and more scientific section that will stimulate new links between nutraceutics and medicinal chemistry. Stefano Alcaro Wed, 29 Sep 2010 15:52:55 -0000 Italian IYC website Website dedicated to the promotion of the events organized in the International Year of Chemistry in Italy by the sponsors Veronica Cremonesi Fri, 15 Oct 2010 13:19:11 -0000 KIMO A new and creative way to disseminate science, through animation and visual arts. Rita Orlando Tue, 09 Nov 2010 11:07:01 -0000 Milestones in Chemistry In year 2011 Chimica Oggi/Chemistry Today will host one or two articles in each issues which will deal with the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Mme Curie Nobel Prize. We will look at some of the Nobel Prizes awarded for chemistry, and how these have affected everyday life. Gayle De maria Tue, 16 Nov 2010 09:36:34 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Padova, Italy A networking breakfast in padova to celebrate International Year of Chemistry and to discuss plans for how we will contribute to this global initiative Giulia Licini Tue, 11 Jan 2011 11:45:35 -0000 Chemistry & Stamps The column Stamps International, published by Chemistry International will be translated in Italian and will be online. Liberato Cardellini Thu, 27 Jan 2011 10:26:19 -0000 ChimicaMente 2011 Rome BASF site promotes importance of chemistry via contest for Latium area high school students. Giuditta Peliti Fri, 28 Jan 2011 13:22:37 -0000 Progetto d'eccellenza 2011 - Spettroscopia e Astrochimica (Spectroscopy and Astrochemistry) In Valle d'Aosta, Italia, studenti della scuola secondaria di secondo grado studieranno la chimica delle stelle grazie alla spettroscopia stellare * In the Aosta Valley, Italy, high school students will study star chemistry thanks to stellar spectroscopy Matteo Soldi Thu, 03 Feb 2011 09:14:37 -0000 Maria Chiara Montani, A brief history of chemistry This is a popular science book published by Sironi Editore in the series Galápagos. After a background in chemistry, the author Maria Chiara Montani was trained as a science communicator at the School in Science communication, Sissa-Isas, Trieste. She is currently working in school books publishing sector. Martha Fabbri Fri, 11 Feb 2011 12:07:20 -0000 Viaggio nella Storia della Scienza: la Chimica Conferences about Chemistry: “History of Chemistry and its Future role in the Society”. These conferences are open to everybody and they are organized in order to have a large partecipation of young people and students. This initiative is in the contest of a one-year activities by the Museo di Storia Naturale di Rosignano. Dr. Valentina Domenici Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:42:00 -0000 Categorizing Halogen Bonding and other Noncovalent Interactions Involving Halogen Atoms The meeting “Categorizing Halogen Bonding and Other Noncovalent Interactions Involving Halogen Atoms” will be held in Sigüenza, Guadalajara, Spain on August 20-21, 2011, as a satellite event to the IUCr2011 (Madrid) and under the sponsorship of the IUPAC. Pierangelo Metrangolo Mon, 07 Mar 2011 22:20:02 -0000 One year of chemistry (un anno di chimica) This a Blog about chemistry and society issues that will last a year. The URL is: Francesco Neve Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:14:39 -0000 "Camillo Cavour e la chimica dei fertilizzanti" Bibliographic exhibition about the activity of the Italian minister of Agriculture Camillo Cavour (1810-1861) in the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification. Cavour was the first to import guano from Peru and to establish a firm for the production of chemical fertilizers in Italy, in 1847. Marina Zuccoli Fri, 11 Mar 2011 10:45:37 -0000 Natural Products Chemistry, Biology and Medicine COST is celebrating the International Year of Chemistry with its fourth edition of the COST-ESF High-level Research Conference series on Natural Products that will take place in September 2011 in Italy. Antje Teegler Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:41:42 -0000 How Groups of Chemical Compounds Have Influenced the Course of Human History Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Piacenza (Faculty of Agriculture) wants to propose to local secondary schools an initiative to make students feel interest in agricultural chemistry. Students will have to investigate some natural substances that have profoundly influenced the development of our society. Gian maria Beone Mon, 04 Apr 2011 07:43:28 -0000 From Elementary Chemical Processes to Complex Biological Structures for the Benefit of Life and Human Health A scientific day dedicated to chemistry in coincidence with the General Assembly of the International Cuncil of Science (ICSU). Lectures of six most renmowned speakers including three Nobel Laureates Dr Carlo Mealli Thu, 03 Feb 2011 12:13:31 -0000 "Sustainable Chemistry, Last Call to Build Up a Clean Future" Aim of the initiative is to overview how chemistry as pervasive science is a powerful tool to change our life. Sustainable creativity is a cultural approach able to produce innovation and grow when chemistry became recognize driving force. Carola Tirassa Thu, 21 Apr 2011 13:51:43 -0000 La Banda Dei Chimici (the gang of chemists) This is a narrative and divulgative book, authored by Fosca Conti Elger and Barbara Fresch, and available since May 2011, edited by CLEUP. Ideal for young readers, schools and museums the book aims to contribute to the growth of a solid scientific culture in the younger generation, particularly in the field of chemistry. Fosca Conti Wed, 04 May 2011 13:39:52 -0000 GiOCA game Full-scale snakes and ladders game to investigate chemistry of plants and foods through the use of the 5 senses. Giada Rossi Sun, 08 May 2011 10:17:27 -0000 2011: Odissea nella Chimica - A Chemistry Odyssey "2011:Odissea nella Chimica" will be in Pisa, Italy, a week-end full of activities to explore Chemistry; this event is for everyone! Old and young, experts and curious!!! see you in Pisa!!! Mr. Tommaso Martelli Wed, 11 May 2011 16:20:43 -0000 Patents in Chemistry - a successful liaison for innovation The workshop on 07 June 2011 will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and exploiting intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry. Natasa Doslik Mon, 16 May 2011 13:05:57 -0000 "Mostra Didattica: Le Pratiche della Chimica Ieri e Oggi" This is an exposition dedicated to the Practices of Chemical Activity and the Laboratory of Chemistry in the Past and in Our Days. Two recostructions of the typical Laboratory of Chemistry at the end of the 1800th and a modern Laboratory will be the contest of several hands-on activities inside the Museum. Dr. Valentina Domenici Fri, 20 May 2011 21:48:44 -0000 Fondazione Cariplo Award for the scientific exploration of new research frontiers – 2011 Edition: Chemistry supporting progress and humankind well-being The Fondazione Cariplo Award was established to recognize exceptionally innovative ideas; its goal is to fund unconventional and high-risk research studies still to be carried out. In the 2011 edition, will be funded new research frontiers in the field of Chemistry. Dr.a Diana Pozzoli Wed, 29 Jun 2011 07:09:40 -0000 Le Case della Scienza: Chimica & Materiali A week-end dedicated to discovery, science and technology culture in Imola. Dr Silvia Grandi Mon, 08 Aug 2011 14:12:16 -0000 Scuola di Chimica - School of Chemistry This is the first School of Chemistry organized with the aim to present the last achievements in the field of analitical and instrumental chemistry with a special theme of "Chemistry for the Environment". The School is a 4 days of lessons and workshop. Dr. Valentina Domenici Thu, 29 Sep 2011 14:01:25 -0000 Bioneutron 2012: Neutron Scattering Highlights on Water and Biological Systems The International Workshop BIONEUTRON 2012: Neutron Scattering Highlights on Water and Biological Systems is mainly addressed to highlight the versatile applicability of neutron scattering to the everwidening field of biological studies, as well as its complementarity with other spectroscopic and numerical techniques. Federica Migliardo Thu, 09 Feb 2012 12:39:07 -0000