International Year of Chemistry 2011 Activities Activities from the International Year of Chemistry 2011 The Israel Chemical Society IYC Celebrations The Israel Chemical Society (ICS) has joined its sister societies around the globe with over a dozen original endeavors for the International Year of Chemistry. Prof. Ehud Keinan Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:35:41 -0000 Nobel Quilts Columbia Basin College and Washington State University Tri-Cities created two quilts of all the Nobel Laureates in chemistry, engaging students to learn about the history of chemistry. Karen Grant Wed, 22 Feb 2012 18:33:10 -0000 Green Chemistry Book Translated in Thai To meet the goals of IYC2011 under the theme “Chemistry- our life, our future”, Green Chemistry is a key of success!. Now, the book entitled, "Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice" is the first time translated in Thai. Supa Hannongbua Tue, 21 Feb 2012 18:35:18 -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 IYC celebrations in Quaid-i-Azam University We, at the Department of Chemistry, Quaid-i-Azam University, organized three events to commemorate IYC. These include two workshops on computational chemistry and a one-day symposium on frontiers of chemistry. Farzana Ansari Mon, 13 Feb 2012 20:33:32 -0000 Vision 2030 - popularizing chemistry in Kenya On 25th March 2011, the International Year of Chemistry was launched in Kenya at a conference held at the University of Nairobi. This second conference is a follow up and it is expected to bring together a diverse group of participants. Dr Patricia Gitari Tue, 07 Feb 2012 17:07:40 -0000 Standard Test in Chemistry in Thailand In order to meet the goals of IYC2011 under the theme “Chemistry- our life, our future”, preparing chemists for 21st century is required. The Standard Test in Chemistry will be held during February 18-19, 2012, in Thailand Supa Hannongbua Sat, 28 Jan 2012 23:58:09 -0000 International Conference of Young Chemists (ICYC) The main aim of this conference is to “encourage interest in chemistry among young people, and to generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry” which is one of the IYC goals. Fatima Mustafa Fri, 27 Jan 2012 08:47:35 -0000 Distance Learning via Satelite on Small Scale Chemistry the Workshop on Small Scale Chemistry has been held and hand-on practicing for High School Teachers in Thailand by Distance Learning via Satelite, during Jan 25-27 and Feb 8-9, 2012 Supa Hannongbua Fri, 27 Jan 2012 04:22:44 -0000 School Packs Global Water Experiment in Sri Lanka 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 Pilot project called experimental rocketry, is the analysis, design, construction and launch of an experimental rocket fuel solid with a payload in excess of 1000 meters Measurement of atmospheric constituents on the ground to Ecuador over 3000 meters above the sea level. (1000 meters above the launch site). Solid Combustible chemistry methods Professor Juan carlos Arias cañón Sun, 01 Jan 2012 17:35:21 -0000 ExcipientFest Americas 2012 ExcipientFest attracts Pharmaceutical Scientists from the Americas and around the world to a unique two day forum for cutting-edge scientific developments. ExcipientFest features Educational Conferences, Workshops and Academic Poster Session. It is also a great event for networking. Mrs. Marisol Perez Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:58:47 -0000 Dialoge with Local Communities and Industries for Responsible Care (RC) Local dialoge for responsible care (RC) has been organized to promote further understanding of chemical industries by stakeholders. Mr Ayumu  Inoue Thu, 12 Jan 2012 06:11:34 -0000 JCIA celebrates the IYC2011 by conducting and participating in exhibitions JCIA and its members plan to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry by communicating about the IYC2011 to a broad rabge of audiencews by conducting and participating in various exibitions. Mr Ayumu  Inoue Mon, 26 Dec 2011 05:03:25 -0000 Hands-on, Hearts-on and Minds-on: Chemistry Teaching-Learning Using Low-Cost Apparatus and Chemicals This workshop for teachers demonstrates an awareness of using low cost appropriate teaching-learning materials for chemistry and shows the efficiency, cost and appropriateness of low cost materials from locally available materials. Dr. Temechegn Engida Sun, 01 Jan 2012 20:20:35 -0000 NESACS Celebrates IYC+1 in 2012 During 2012, the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) will continue and expand upon its activities of 2011 under the "umbrella" of IYC+1. Morton Hoffman Tue, 27 Dec 2011 14:09:11 -0000 Chemical Experimental Lesson Some special lectures and experiments were held. Mr. Katsuya Takahashi Tue, 27 Dec 2011 06:11:40 -0000 Dialogue with local communities in Kawasaki Local dialogue is held to promote further understanding of chemical industries by stekeholders. Mr Ayumu  Inoue Mon, 26 Dec 2011 01:23:23 -0000 UBE Group Thailand Plant Tour Plant Tour in UBE Group Thailand at Rayong is planned in order to build a deeper relationnship between industry and academia. Professors and professional chemists fromJapan who attend 14th Asia Chemical Congress 2011 (14ACC) held in Bangkok are invited. Shigeharu Anpeij Sun, 25 Dec 2011 23:26:46 -0000 Chemistry Education in Ethiopia Symposium was held to encourage the interest of young people in Chemistry. Therefore , during the symposium efforts were made to show how to enhance the capacity of Chemical Education in Ethiopia. Gedion Getahun Tue, 20 Dec 2011 23:30:10 -0000 Global Water Experiment in Turkey - Küresel su deneyi As Amasya Science and Art Center teachers and students, we have made the analyses of the water of Yesilırmak river that cross through the city. Mrs Nurşen Kalyoncu Wed, 30 Nov 2011 14:45:03 -0000 Gala Celebration Closing Ceremonies and 114th Annual Eggnog Reception Closing Ceremonies of The International Year of Chemistry with Dr. Ana Persic, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to be held at New York Academy of Sciences, Seven World Trade Center. Details at Dr. Edward Werner Cook Wed, 14 Dec 2011 01:00:11 -0000 A mini Symposium to Celebrate IYC-2011 We are planning to present some interesting Chemistry Topics from Literature. This topic will help the chemists in knowing more about the recent advancements in this domain. Dr Sunil Mandal Mon, 19 Dec 2011 08:05:00 -0000 MonSay Celebrates IYC2011: A School Community Information Campaign This is in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry aiming to dissemenate information on the history and significance of the field of chemistry in the sustainable development of our society last July 28 and 29, 2011 at the RMHS Library, Espana Boulevard, Sampaloc, 1008 City of Manila, Philippines June Hayden Sinson Sat, 17 Dec 2011 02:49:33 -0000 PhytoChem & BioSub Conference The Laboratory of Phytochemistry & Organic Synthesis (LPSO) take part in this celebration by organizing the 3rd Conference of Phytochem & BioSub, 4-5 December, a scientific event on Phytochemistry and bioactive substances. Abdelkrim Cheriti Fri, 16 Dec 2011 09:14:39 -0000 Open Day in Laboratory of Metallomics and Nanotechnology Laboratory of Metallomics and nanotechnology , Faculty of Agronomy, Mendel University in Brno in the completion of the International Year of Chemistry organizes open day. They are ready to habitat, where visitors will be able to see the ingoing scientific laboratories and chemical analysis. The speech will be about nanotechnol Vojtech Adam Wed, 14 Dec 2011 18:07:01 -0000 Chemistry in a Flash - science photography contest Chemistry in a Flash is a science photography contest aiming at illustrating the importance of chemistry in our life. Prof. Paulo Ribeiro-Claro Mon, 12 Dec 2011 20:42:21 -0000 Microscale Techniques in Experimental Chemistry A two day workshop on Microscale Techniques in Experimental Chemistry will be organised on December 16-17,2011 at AN College, Patna, Bihar, India for the benefit of Chemistry teachers of Patna based colleges. The focus will be on promotion of Green Chemistry practices and safety in the laboratory Dr Damodar Prabhu Wed, 14 Dec 2011 13:27:54 -0000 Erudite Escapade - Science and Art Exhibition A two day Science and Art exhibition “ERUDITE ESCAPADE” (an exciting journey to acquire knowledge) was held on 10.12.11 and 12.12.11 as a part of IYC celebration. Dr. Bhagyabati Nayak Wed, 14 Dec 2011 07:14:31 -0000 Philippine National Chemistry Olympiad - Region X/XII/ARMM A chemistry quiz bee participated by junior high school students. The winners of the area elimination will compete in the regional elimination on February 11, 2012. Ma. Cecilia Almeda Mon, 12 Dec 2011 07:34:43 -0000 IYC Global Water Experiment in the Philippines The event happened last November 17, 2011, at MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, Iligan City, in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry. It was participated by freshmen students from ten (10) secondary schools. Ma. Cecilia Almeda Mon, 12 Dec 2011 06:54:16 -0000 Essay Competition for school and college students An essay compitition is organised on the topics as follows 1. Chemistry in Daily life 2. Chemistry:The mothor of Sciences 3. Major discoveries in chemistry and its role on society Prof. Ghanasham Sathe Sun, 11 Dec 2011 17:23:56 -0000 Scientist talk event "Nobel prize of chemistry 2011 This is quasi-crystal" We will have a chemist studying about quasi-crystal, Prof.An-Pang Tsai, at the scientist talk event on 23th Dec. Let's learn about quasi-crystal, and learn what is "order" through the structure of quasi-crystal. Moeko Tabata Sun, 11 Dec 2011 06:39:15 -0000 An Industrial visit students visited the Industry "OMFED", Bhubaneswar, to observe many machines,workers and locomotives to produce packed milk, curd , ice-creams and many other items. Dr. Bhagyabati Nayak Fri, 09 Dec 2011 05:56:24 -0000 A short portrait of quebec chemists and biochemists A short biography of celebrate or unknown chemists and biochemists. Most worked or lived in Quebec (Canada) and some are world celebrities. Others had influence on chemistry, biochemistry, teaching and scientific vulgarization. Mr Yvan Ouellet Fri, 09 Dec 2011 04:16:07 -0000 Materials: Atom to Molecule This December 16th, 2011 gathering will be discussed the current trends in the chemistry research and main emphasis is on the facts abouts the role of mateials chemistry in the development of country in a large and mankind in specific. The main focus on catalysis, energy and environment. Dr Sanjay Thakare Fri, 09 Dec 2011 02:04:28 -0000 Safety of Processed Foods The Dept. of Food Technology, GNIT is celebrating The International Year of Chemistry & Sesquicentenary of Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray by various activities throughout the year.As a part of it the Department is organizing one day seminar on safety of Processed Foods on 19th December,2011 Sunita Adhikari Thu, 08 Dec 2011 05:49:50 -0000 The 12 Days of Chemistry As the IYC comes to a close over the holiday season, the Brazosport ACS is borrowing from the 12 Days of Christmas to bring you the 12 Days of Chemistry! This will be a Facebook campaign with 12 days highlighting chemistry at the holidays. Eric Klinker Mon, 05 Dec 2011 23:06:37 -0000 Sauerstoff (Oxygen) A play of Carl Djerassi and Roald Hoffmann, arranged by Andreas Herzau Heike Henneken Wed, 23 Nov 2011 09:18:32 -0000 National Chemistry Day The routine celebrations of National Chemistry Day are being specialised this year for ear-marking the International Year of Chemistry. This year our aim is to reach chemistry and its importance to the lay-man. Dr Prem Mohan Mishra Sun, 04 Dec 2011 10:30:50 -0000 Science Festival Visitors experience of science by junior high and high school students: We make a plan of the science lecture by Dr. Fujishima who is the president of Tokyo University of Science. Takakazu Yoshioka Sat, 03 Dec 2011 11:59:03 -0000 Science Exhibition on Non conventional energy sources Non conventional energy sources" which consist of those energy sources that are infinite, natural, and renewable. Harnessing of non-conventional, & environment friendly energy resource is vital for steering the global energy supplies towards a sustainable path instead of depleting fossil fuel. towards sustainable path. Mr Pravin Bendle Fri, 02 Dec 2011 10:17:21 -0000 Science Fun Day at the Great Lakes Science Center The Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma will be doing fun and educational, interactive scientific demonstrations geared towards the young and the young at heart. Peter Schmidt Fri, 02 Dec 2011 00:52:25 -0000 Surface Science - Towards Nano, Bio-, and Green Innovation ISSS-6 is the 6th in a series of International Symposium on Surface Science organized by the Surface Science Society of Japan. This symposium highlights the recent achivements in surface science and relevant fields, focusing on nano, bio-, and green technologies. Tetsuya Hasegawa Thu, 01 Dec 2011 04:19:49 -0000 Cape Cod Science Cafe-Celebrating Quarter 4 of the International Year of Chemistry Join us for hands-on science experiments related to althy kids. Let’s get our kids excited about science! Stop in, participate in a chemistry experiment aimed at grades K-12, have a snack and socialize at the Cape Cod Science Café with local area chemists, friends and families from your community. Jennifer Maclachlan Wed, 30 Nov 2011 17:03:45 -0000 New Methodologies in Chemistry Education Royal College of Arts , Science and Commerce,Mira Road, Thane Distict ,India has organised a National level Seminar on "New Methodologies in Chemistry Education' on December 20, 2011 to address the new challenges in Chemistry Education. Dr Damodar Prabhu Mon, 28 Nov 2011 16:47:55 -0000 Alternatives Identification and Assessment Training for the Substitution of Hazardous Chemicals The workshop will help answer very actual questions: Are there safer chemicals available? How and where do I find them? Which of them are suited for my company? How do I evaluate them? What are the steps of the substitution process? raluca aurora stepa Mon, 28 Nov 2011 15:08:30 -0000 An inter-school quiz on Chemistry An inter-school quiz on Chemistry was organised on November 26 in which participants from 22 schools from all over Odisha took part. The competition was held in six rounds and six schools qualified for the final rounds Dr. Bhagyabati Nayak Mon, 28 Nov 2011 06:19:10 -0000 “INSPIRE” - a seminar on the Indian department of science and technology program A seminar talk on the theme “INSPIRE” a programme initiated by DST (department of science and technology) was given by prof. T.K.chandrasekhar, Director NISER Bhubaneswar which was based on the different avenues in the field of chemistry. Dr. Bhagyabati Nayak Mon, 28 Nov 2011 06:01:34 -0000 Lec/Demo (Marathi): rasayanshastratil gamti-jamti (chemistry is fun!) TIFR Public Outreach and Pratibha Study Circle Mulund bring you a lecture-demonstration specially for the International Year of Chemistry on 7th Dec. 2011. This programme will be in Marathi, and will showcase a series of fun hand-on chemistry experiments, many of which can be done with simple "chemicals" found in the kitchen! Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya Mon, 28 Nov 2011 05:19:42 -0000 Acidity/Basicity/Neutrality test of Water Sample Acidity/Basicity/Neutrality test of Water Sample Ara Dill Chowdhury Sat, 19 Nov 2011 13:16:49 -0000 Symposium on Drug Discovery 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 Chai and Why? Molecules that modulate your mood Chai and Why? is TIFR's twice-a-month science cafe. Prof. Vidita Vaidya looks at the variety of molecules that serve as messengers between neurons in the brain. Some of them including serotonin, norepinephrine, anandamide and dopamine are molecules that shape complex emotions like happiness, motivation, fear and love. Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya Tue, 22 Nov 2011 05:47:26 -0000 Green Chemistry in Odisha In the seminar the students from 21 schools of odisha had participated and displayed beautiful and scientific powerpoint presentations on “GREEN CHEMISTRY”. Dr. Bhagyabati Nayak Mon, 21 Nov 2011 07:22:05 -0000 Women in Science and Education International symposium entitled "wemen Science and Education" is held at Kobe University on december 19th (Mon) from 13:30-17:30. Symposium is composed 3 lectures, panel discussion and display of Madam Curie. Dr. Yoshie Soma Sat, 19 Nov 2011 06:17:21 -0000 The Nanotechnology Revolution: Visions of the Future The famous phrase 'There is plenty of room at the bottom' end of the lecture by Professor Feynman in 1959, scientific interest focused on the ability to manipulate things at very small scale: the nanoscale. Nanotechnology encompasses a wide range of scientific disciplines and industrial activities. Sr Jean-Michel Armengol Fri, 18 Nov 2011 12:54:48 -0000 Chemistry – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Faculty of Science Sarajevo, as the oldest high education institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina where chemistry is taught and future Chemistry Science teachers are trained, we are planning to organize for this particular occasion a symposium open for international participants. Dr Meliha Zejnilagic-Hajric Thu, 17 Nov 2011 09:54:51 -0000 Akita Environmental Remediation Consortium:One Day Chemical Experiment for Primary Students This event is one-day school for the primary student about stone, rock, leaf soil, etc. Some chemical analyses show that such materials have various functions and character. Dr. Masataka Ogasawara Thu, 17 Nov 2011 05:55:17 -0000 Astrochemistry Lecture The chemistry and astrochemistry are quite different region of researches. However, those region researches came to be able to unite now, and to approach the truth of space. Carator Yukiko Takegawa Thu, 17 Nov 2011 05:05:16 -0000 New Virtual Issue on Vehicle Emissions Control 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 Workshop International Year of Chemistry In this workshop we will celebrate the IYC in the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil. The program includes a round-table and four plenary lectures presented by distinguished researchers from Brazil, Spain and USA. Arlene Correa Thu, 10 Nov 2011 16:57:48 -0000 Malta V Conference: Science diplomacy in the Middle East - A Bridge to Peace The Malta V Conference, the fifth in the series “Frontiers of Chemical Sciences: Research and Education in the Middle East”, will be held at UNESCO Headquarters with a focus on the objectives of IYC. This conference features presentations from five (5) Nobel Laureates, 4 of whom are Chemistry Nobel Laureates. Rovani Sigamoney Wed, 16 Nov 2011 11:04:38 -0000 CHEM - NEWS XX: Chemikalienpolitik - die Perspektive 2020 The booklet "CHEM - NEWS XX: Chemikalienpolitik - die Perspektive 2020" is the contribution of the Austrian Environment Ministry (BMLFUW) to the YoC. Karl Markt Tue, 15 Nov 2011 13:32:50 -0000 A Chemistry of Music 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 IYC Forum: "Chemistry-our life, our future; Messages from Chemistry" IYC Forum: "Chemistry-our life, our future; Messages from Chemistry" will be held on the program of "Science and Technology FESTA in Kyoto 2011" Mr Yutaka Ishida Tue, 15 Nov 2011 00:56:15 -0000 An inter-school poster competition on the theme ‘Chemistry in Life’ 12 Nov : DAV Public School, Unit-VIII ,Bhubaneswar celebrated the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011 today in the school.An inter-school poster competition on the theme ‘Chemistry in Life’ was held on this occasion in which 40 students from 20 different schools spread all over Odisha participated. Dr. Bhagyabati Nayak Mon, 14 Nov 2011 07:18:36 -0000 IYC 2011 in Nankai In China, Chongqing Nankai High School held picture exhibition, exhibition of chemistry books and chemistry party in class to celebrate IYC2011. Xiaoxue Xu Mon, 14 Nov 2011 00:18:26 -0000 Wikiproject of Chemistry in Persian Wikipedia Founding a new project for developing and define Chemistry concepts for Persians in Wikipedia Mohammadreza Kamalisarvestani Tue, 01 Nov 2011 07:02:06 -0000 Chemistry for Human Being - a quiz and essay competition held at the Regional Science center, in Bhubaneswar Students of class viii, ix , x got an opportunity to attend the competition on Quiz and Essay on the topic "chemistry for human being". Dr. Bhagyabati Nayak Tue, 08 Nov 2011 04:52:00 -0000 Visit to central institute of plastic engineering and technological and shivam chemicals Students got an oppurtunity to observe, closely the practical applications of chemistry in industrial sector Dr. Bhagyabati Nayak Mon, 31 Oct 2011 06:19:26 -0000 Another eye on IYC2011 Graphic designer and illustrator Simon C. Page produced a series of beautiful posters inspired by chemists and their contributions to humankind Simon Page Fri, 11 Nov 2011 18:47:46 -0000 International Year of Chemistry Display In celebration of the International Year of Chemistry, the library at Trinity Christian College is putting together a display case to engage students in chemistry. The display will include antique equipment and will highlight the college's resources on chemistry. Sarah Hoeksema Mon, 07 Nov 2011 16:44:24 -0000 Chemfiesta 2011 Popular talk, chemical magic show and Chemistry Quiz competition on 26th Nov,2011 Dr Palashmoni Saikia Thu, 10 Nov 2011 17:30:52 -0000 Global Chemistry Caroling event Let's countdown IYC with a sensational seasonal event to bring friends and family together to share the activities and outcomes of IYC events. Invite media to promote possibly the last event of the International Year of Chemistry. Squid Bait Thu, 10 Nov 2011 05:59:14 -0000 Interschool Titration Competition at the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, in Rajagiriya 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 CHEM-O-PHILIA CHEM-O-PHILIA (29 Nov, 1 & 3 Dec.2011) is an intra- as well as inter-Collegiate activity, comprising: Screening of movies on Marie Curie & Environmental Issues, Aptitude Test Presentations on various topics & Chemical Housie on Elements & their applications. Mrs. Aruna Sharma Tue, 08 Nov 2011 14:45:19 -0000 The Japan Academy Lecture in Commemoration of the visit of Professor E. J. Corey The Japan Academy Lecture in Commemoration of the visit of Professor E. J. Corey, Honary Member of the Japan Academy and RIKEN Honorary Fellow Lecture Hiroki Kadowaki Tue, 08 Nov 2011 00:29:18 -0000 The Japan Petroleum Institute-Junior Society (JPI-JS) Forum Session The JPI-JS Forum Session will have two invited lectures in order to providew a venue for exploring, reflecting and sharing ideas with regard to the applications of petroleum chemistry among experts and young research scientists in this field. Koji  Nishi Mon, 07 Nov 2011 01:49:24 -0000 LANXESS Rubber Day Japan It will be a one-day, invitation-only conference addressing the synthetic rubber industry in Japan. The theme will be "Innovation for the Greener Mobility". Sachi Murakami Sat, 05 Nov 2011 05:28:01 -0000 Sinhala, Tamil, and English School Essay/Arts/Poster Competition - ‘chemistry and our daily life' 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 CHEMEX-2 Exhibition & Open Days at The Institute of Chemistry Ceylon , Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka 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 Commemorating the Chemistry Greats - Devanandan Memorial Oration & Launching New IChemC Web site 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 Fantastic Forests 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 Cafe Scientifique With a global population of more than 7 billion, we face an urgent need for a renewable-based energy economy. Dr. Patricia DeMarco, Director of the Rachel Carson Institute in the School of Sustainability and the Environment at Chatham University, will speak. Heather Jarrett Fri, 04 Nov 2011 15:09:21 -0000 Using Chemistry to Discover New Medicines and Improve Lives 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 Use of Edible Oil in Proper Perspective As a part of the celebration of International year of Chemistry the Department of Food Technology has organized an invited talk on "Use of Edible Oil in Proper Perspective" on 04.11.11. Sunita Adhikari Fri, 04 Nov 2011 09:55:24 -0000 Seminar cum Poster Presentation on "Safety and Maintenance of Dairy Products Processing" and Quiz Contest The Dept. of Food Technology of Gurunanak Institute of Technology, Sodepur, Kolkata-114, W.B.India has organized a Seminar cum Poster Presentation on "Safety and Maintenance of Dairy Products Processing" and Quiz Contest on 03rd November,2011 as a part of celebration of International Year of Chemistry. Sunita Adhikari Fri, 04 Nov 2011 07:59:08 -0000 Ateneo Chemistry Olympiad 2012 In line with the commitment of Ateneo de Manila University and Ateneo Chemistry Society in promoting academic excellence, the Ateneo Chemistry Olympiad was created as a venue for high school students with exemplary skills and talents in chemistry to come together in the spirit of friendly competition and sportsmanship. Nikita Bacalzo Thu, 03 Nov 2011 23:16:20 -0000 Chai and Why? Astrochemistry: Exploring the outer space laboratory Amazing chemical reactions happen in clouds of gas and dust that lie between the stars. These molecular clouds are billions of km across with cold atoms and molecules well-spaced and hit by cosmic rays. How do we know what molecules are there? What kind of chemical reactions dominate when it is so cold and rare? Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya Fri, 04 Nov 2011 05:01:23 -0000 Expo Química 2011 The chemical Expo 2011 is an event where students show scientific experiments for the school community, perform chemical reactions, changes of matter and other experiments to communicate with scientific explanations various phenomena, chemistry is fun, easy to learn and communicate between young people. Chemist Sergio Muniz rogel Wed, 02 Nov 2011 20:51:10 -0000 Flash, Bang, Wallop shows in Nicosia and Limassol The Flash-Bang -Wallop show of chemical experiments, depveloped by Prof Peter Edwards and Dr Peter Hollamby of Cardiff University were presented in Nicosia and Limassol Prof. Epameinondas Leontidis Wed, 02 Nov 2011 19:50:19 -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 Chemical Light and Forensic Chemistry This activity will show how to obtain light by means of chemical reactions based on luminiscent phenomena and pyrotechnics reactions Carmen García-ruiz Wed, 02 Nov 2011 16:33:01 -0000 Sustain the results of the International Year of Chemistry Symposium at the ICCECRICE 2012, Monday July 16, 2012, afternoon session Jan Apotheker Tue, 01 Nov 2011 12:16:19 -0000 The Robert Boyle Seminar This one day seminar will focus on the life and work of Robert Boyle, and will take place at the Edward Worth Library, Dublin Elizabethanne Boran Tue, 01 Nov 2011 11:18:30 -0000 Science Live Show "UNIVERSE" Science Live Show, which is held at Science Museum on every Saturday afternoon since April 1996, invite guests chemists to make chance that audiences can hear comments of them. Kyo Matsuura Tue, 01 Nov 2011 05:13:38 -0000 California advances Green Chemistry principles with new Draft Safer Consumer Products Regulations The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) today released informal draft regulations to make safer consumer products widespread in California. The regulations, employing key principles of Green Chemistry, provide more protection against toxic chemicals in products on store shelves. Jim Wasserman Mon, 31 Oct 2011 20:09:16 -0000 SOCMA's 90th Annual Dinner and Membership Meeting Held in December in New York City for nearly 90 years, the evening provides networking, excellent food, SOCMA’s donation to the ACS Scholars Program and an awards ceremony honoring winners of SOCMA’s Performance Improvement Awards. Liesa Brown Mon, 31 Oct 2011 20:06:14 -0000 Concept Test in Chemistry A national level ACT-IYC 2011 Concept Test in Chemistry will be organised on December 17, 2011 by Association of Chemistry Teachers, the registered body of Chemistry educators in India. The test is planned to assess the conceptual understanding of Chemistry among undergraduate students. Dr Damodar Prabhu Sun, 30 Oct 2011 13:11:05 -0000 Recent Trends in Chemistry The National Conference on 'Recent Trends in Chemistry' is being organised by Department of Chemistry, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim, India on January 23-25, 2012 to update the scientific and academic communities with the current advancement in different areas of Chemistry. Dr Damodar Prabhu Sun, 30 Oct 2011 12:15:48 -0000 Contributions of Madam Curie A Workshop on "Contributions of Madam Curie " will be organised at Jagdam College and Jaglal College, Chapra, Bihar, India on November 5, 2011 to commemorate the centenery of the award of Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Madam Marie Curie. Dr Damodar Prabhu Sun, 30 Oct 2011 08:17:30 -0000 Tomorrow Starts with Chemistry Expo The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), will welcome industry partners, decision-makers, the media, academics and students from around Europe to an exciting three-day event and interactive exhibition in Brussels Katleen Raes Thu, 27 Oct 2011 14:19:20 -0000 Elastomers & Soft Materials SRI sponsors 3 major meetings a year, the anual meeting, the Summer College and the Symposium on Elastomers and Soft Materials (SES). The special topics for the International Year of Chemistry in the SES is "R&D of organic ELs". President Yasushi Hirata Thu, 27 Oct 2011 04:19:15 -0000 INSPIRE Internship Camp Inspire Camp involves lectures, Direct interactions, Group Discussions amongst the distinguished scientists and the young students & lab visits and science related demonstrations in order to attract the young generations towards basic sciences. Dr Prem Mohan Mishra Thu, 27 Oct 2011 01:18:24 -0000 Can you find Chemistry in your Life? Photo Contest online for Secondary and Hig school students in Spain Fernando Jimenez Mon, 24 Oct 2011 16:04:49 -0000 Chemistry of the Ocean A display building off the existing Coral Reef Project at the Marston Science Library, it will focus on the chemistry of coral reefs and ocean habitats. Dr. Donna Wrublewski Mon, 24 Oct 2011 20:06:20 -0000 Literature and Chemistry: Elective Affinities This Interdisciplinary Conference held at The University of Bergen, 27-28 October addresses a range of approaches to the encounters and affinities between literature and chemistry: historical, theoretical, ethical and aesthetical. Margareth Hagen Tue, 25 Oct 2011 16:57:00 -0000 How much arsenic do we eat? Analytical chemists make light work in tracking potentially harmful chemicals Lecture-demonstration about applications of spectroscopy with particular reference to arsenic in rice. Members of the audience will be recruited for subsequent citizen scientist activity and will take home a test kit to measure arsenic in rice and water. Dr. Julian Tyson Tue, 25 Oct 2011 16:49:38 -0000 International Warsaw Invention Show (IWIS) A presentation of the use of hydrogen from the decomposition of methanol for the hydrogenation of products obtained from the pyrolysis of waste polymers to obtain fuel-grade additives Mr Osazuwa Osawaru Tue, 25 Oct 2011 10:09:56 -0000 Symposium Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of Iodine Discovery This is the Symposium to celebrate 200th Anniversary of Iodine Discovery. Dr. Tatsuo Kaiho Tue, 25 Oct 2011 00:51:18 -0000 14th Symposium of Iodine Science (200th Anniversary of Iodine Discovery) This is the Annual Symposium of Iodine Science which covers all topics related to iodine. The Conference is going to be held on the occasion of 200th Anniversary of Iodine Discovery. Dr. Tatsuo Kaiho Tue, 25 Oct 2011 00:23:39 -0000 Celebrate IYC with the University of Central Oklahoma Presentation by Lauren Redniss, author of "Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie - A Tale of Love and Fallout" at the UCO FSI. Redniss will sign copies of her National Book Award - nominated book and art entries from student science and art contest will be on display. Cheryl Frech Wed, 19 Oct 2011 17:06:47 -0000 Chemical Magic on Television for Nagpur Door Darshan Dr Hemant Pande and a team of 7 students of Hislop College Nagpur India has performed ten Experimental demonstrations for a Television show f Dr Hemant Pande Thu, 13 Oct 2011 14:30:39 -0000 Anatolia College Green Chemistry Activities Presentation The green efforts of Anatolia College High School , with the emphasis put on Green Chemistry, will be presented by the " Go Green" club advisor Dr.Elias Kalambokis and a small group of the 140 total students-club members. More than ten green projects will be demonstrated. Dr Elias Kalambokis Sat, 22 Oct 2011 21:32:18 -0000 European Women: Innovating for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth 14:00-16:00 on Wednesday, 23 November, the European chemical industry council, Cefic, will be showcasing the contribution of European women to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth through science, as a part of a 3-day “Tomorrow starts with Chemistry” event in Brussels. Ms. Cheryl Miller Fri, 21 Oct 2011 19:10:53 -0000 Greenlight@Brussels Day 2011 300 girls, ages 11 to 15, are invited to the International School of Brussels on Saturday, 26 November 2011, to attend a free, day-long event with fascinating speakers, role models, and interactive, hands-on workshops showing the fun behind science and technology! Ms. Cheryl Miller Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:53:07 -0000 Catalysis Park 2011 Education on catalysis and catalytic reactions from exhibition of catalysts and their productions and experiment of catalytic reaction Dr. Shigeo Satokawa Thu, 20 Oct 2011 00:40:22 -0000 Chicago Chemistry Day Chicago celebrates the International Year of Chemistry with a grande finale for National Chemistry Week: Chemistry Day! A fun-filled gathering for experiment, demonstration, and presentation. See and for details. Dr. Josh Kurutz Wed, 19 Oct 2011 17:58:31 -0000 Popularisation of Chemistry through writing Books in Regional Language which is included in 8th Schedule of Indian Constitution I have written the 1st text book of Chemistry in Maithili Language for popularising Chemistry among the Maithili knowing people as IYC 2011 celebrations in the uniquest of ways. Dr Prem Mohan Mishra Wed, 19 Oct 2011 15:38:06 -0000 Conferencia: Año Internacional de la Química A Conference on advances in chemistry from the laws of Antoine Lavoisier through atomic theory until the discovery of fullerenes, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1996, offered on demand to institutions in Mexico. Bsc Ricardo Quit Tue, 18 Oct 2011 23:21:39 -0000 Free Periodic Tables Free periodic tables (70x40cms) for those académic institutions which organizing any activities related to IYC 2011. Up to 12 per institution, science clubs or public places for the public understanding of science. Also for teachers and science speakers to bring to their audience Bsc Ricardo Quit Tue, 18 Oct 2011 23:02:55 -0000 TGH Jones Lecture: Tangling with Long Molecules This free lecture will be delivered by Professor Dame Julia Higgins DBE FRS FREng. They are so much part of our daily lives, it is hard to imagine a world without synthetic polymers for packaging, clothing, transport, sport - the list is endless. Ms Rosalind Boulton Tue, 18 Oct 2011 04:33:39 -0000 An Evening of Lectures and Demonstration for the General Public Hosted by Greg Patenaude and Rene Boere Dr Ying Zheng Mon, 17 Oct 2011 19:52:21 -0000 Chemical Experiments-An Exhibition A demonstration-cum-exhibition of chemical experiments included in Chemistry syllubus of 8th,9th and 10th standards of schools in Kerala State. Mr Basheer Paravakkal Mon, 17 Oct 2011 16:55:16 -0000 Chemistry Demonstration Shows A variety of chemical demonstrations are performed at schools in the Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada area. These demonstrations highlight several general chemical principles to encourage interest in chemistry of the students at the schools. Wayne Lippa Mon, 17 Oct 2011 15:26:03 -0000 Poster making Competition A POSTER MAKING COMPETETION WAS CONDUCTED ON 15 OCT.2011 ON THE TOPIC ' ROLE OF chemistry one day DAY OF MY LIFE" Mr. Anjaneyulu P Mon, 17 Oct 2011 15:01:51 -0000 A Quiz on the Life & Work of Marie Curie A QUIZ ON LIFE & WORK OF MARIE CURIE AND NUCLEAR ENERGY WAS CONDUCTED ON 2 SEPT' 2011 Mr. Anjaneyulu P Wed, 07 Sep 2011 14:43:10 -0000 Sala temática Ano Internacional da Química Hall thematic of international year of chemistry, with exhibition of posters and videos about chemistry, its importance in today's society. A presentation of Marie Curie biography. Paulo Marques Sat, 15 Oct 2011 12:17:32 -0000 Chemistry in the service of humankind exhibition on wonders of chemistry,seminar on solving energy crisis,posters on usefulness of chemistry,career fair ,quiz on chemistry,visit to industrial estste etc. Dr. Bhagyabati Nayak Sat, 15 Oct 2011 11:43:42 -0000 Preventing and Curing Infectious Diseases: Carbohydrate Vaccines and Continuous Flow Synthesis This public lecture will be presented by Professor Peter H. Seeberger from the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces. Afternoon tea will be served before the lecture Ms Rosalind Boulton Mon, 10 Oct 2011 03:08:48 -0000 PPI-Net National Conference 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 Closing Ceremony IYC in Spain Chemistry Day will host the Official Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 in Spain. It will take place in Barcelona at Expoquimia exhibition. Closing are: Nicole J. Moreau, President IUPAC; Carlos Negro, President Foro Química y Sociedad; and Felipe Pétriz, Spanish State Secretary for Research. Ms. Concepció Roca Fri, 14 Oct 2011 14:25:20 -0000 ChemFest Come celebrate National Science Week at Carnegie Science Center! Explore the everyday applications of chemistry by investigating dozens of hands-on exhibits and demonstrations presented by local organizations! Heather Jarrett Fri, 14 Oct 2011 13:48:29 -0000 "Todo es Química" ("Everything is Chemistry") 20 minutes Radio programe dedicated to the difusion of the Chemistry between the general public. Ing. Julia Pecci Sun, 09 Oct 2011 16:18:44 -0000 Problems Solving in Forensic Chemistry Specialist in forensic chemistry (members of the spanish Scientific Police and Civil Guard, and Teachers and research scientists of Forensic Chemistry of Alcala University, Madrid, Spain) explain how to deal with real forensic chemistry cases such as explosives, abuse drugs, environmental forensic pollutants, etc. Mercedes Torre Thu, 13 Oct 2011 16:00:17 -0000 Fastest Recitation of Periodic Table by the Youngest Girl Fastest Recitation and Writing of Periodic Table by the Youngest Girl. A 10 year old Girl recites periodic table in 9.38 sec, writes all the symbols in Periodic Table and also recites all symbols H, He, Li........Uuo in 10.24 sec. Mahendra pratap Choudhary Tue, 11 Oct 2011 06:05:21 -0000 Thunder and Lightning Demonstration Lecture 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 Inauguration of the Marie Skłodowska Curie Conference Centre at ECHA Under the auspices of the Polish Presidency of the European Union and UNESCO, keynote speech by the President of IUPAC Prof. Nicole Moreau Mrs Virginia Mercouri Sat, 08 Oct 2011 18:33:20 -0000 Exhibición "International Year of Chemistry 2011" In the first week of December will be shown all the work (essay, photos, experiments and the global study of water) for students Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. Profa. Minerva Marcano Sat, 08 Oct 2011 14:02:36 -0000 Celebrating the IYC 2011 @ Chamchuri Square-CU Department of Chemistry, CU, the Chemical Society and NSM have planned a variety of activities to join the celebration of the International Year of Chemistry. These activities are set up in order to communicate about the IYC, the important role of chemistry in life, and the significant contributions of women in chemistry. Numpon Insin Sat, 08 Oct 2011 06:58:00 -0000 A Tour and Appreciation for the Challenges of Oil Exploration and Production This informational seminar will highlight the topics of oil exploration and production. Audience members will gain an understanding of the technology and challenges to meet the energy demand of our world. Eric Klinker Fri, 07 Oct 2011 16:59:12 -0000 Workshop on chemical names and their translation Presentation of all IUPAC nomenclatures and related work. Translation of chemical names in the European Customs Inventory of Chemical Substances (ECICS). Mr Herve Schepers Tue, 04 Oct 2011 17:37:51 -0000 The Role of Chemistry in Medicine Competition The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in conjunction with the IUPAC have designated 2011 the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011). In recognition of this designation, WCMC in Qatar is organizing a chemistry-themed presentation competition, open to all students taking chemistry. Dr Sheila Qureshi Fri, 07 Oct 2011 07:21:33 -0000 Science Week in Chile - XVII Semana Nacional de la Ciencia y la Tecnología National week event is held every year to engage everyone in participating in outreach activities and assessment of science and technology in Chile. To celebrate IYC, this year event held between 3 and 9 October is under the slogan: Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future. Mónica Paz Thu, 06 Oct 2011 15:41:13 -0000 Chemistry Club for Adult 2011 Chemical Experiment Classroom for Adult The participant perform the experiment of fragrance and plating. Masahiro Ono Thu, 06 Oct 2011 12:58:09 -0000 Time for chemistry (Po-Ra na chemię, czyli Międzynarodowy Rok Chemii w Centrum Hewelianum) Hewelianum Centre propose workshops "Ca-Fe chemistry" for school children and exhibition about life and discoveries of Marie Skłodowska Curie. With presentations, experiments and scientific riddles children will discover exciting world of elements. Dorota Cieslicka Thu, 06 Oct 2011 07:49:38 -0000 Pennies for PUR Water Project We are sponsoring the Pennies for PUR water project in our area by reaching out to local chemical companies to host drives or donate directly. Eric Klinker Tue, 04 Oct 2011 19:32:50 -0000 Conceptual Chemistry Experiments Experiments to make school chemistry easy Dr Hemant Pande Sat, 01 Oct 2011 15:33:31 -0000 IYC Quiz in Kendriya Vidyalaya in Remembrance of Curie A quiz competition is conducted on nuclear energy & life and work of madam curie. 4 students from each house participated. Mr. Anjaneyulu P Sat, 03 Sep 2011 11:33:01 -0000 Graduate Students Symposium at the University of Sherbrooke Symposium day of graduate students of the Chemical and Biotechnological Engineering of Université de Sherbrooke. October 14th, 2011 Room C1-2038 Nadi Braidy Sat, 01 Oct 2011 03:42:57 -0000 IYC 2011 Workshop on Problem solving in Chemistry V.G.Vaze College in association with HBCSE, Mumbai is organising a workshop on 'Problem solving in Chemistry' for undergraduate students from 8th-11th Nov.2011. The objective of the workshop is to help students improve conceptual understanding of chemistry Lakshmy Ravishankar Fri, 30 Sep 2011 12:02:20 -0000 The Wonderful World of Chemistry Co-workers from the Laboratory for Food Chemistry, National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia, and EN-FIST Centre of Excellence, Slovenia, are going to present a demonstration on the determination of sugars, stimulants, and colorants in soft drinks. Alen Albreht Fri, 30 Sep 2011 06:28:56 -0000 Training Seminar on Nano Technology and its Applications 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 Click Chemistry. Enlazando un mol de ideas Click Chemistry is intended to spread the versatility of this science in daily life and to promote interest in the field. This is to be done through conferences and workshops about diverse applications such as chemistry in forensics, cosmetics, natural products and health. Carlos De los reyes Thu, 29 Sep 2011 00:13:04 -0000 Chemistry, Industry, and Society A Symposium for graduate to explore current trends related to the chemical sciences. A combination of activities including invited speakers, trade shows, industry tours, poster session, and awards will be coordinated. Juan Chirinos Thu, 29 Sep 2011 20:40:06 -0000 A Documentary on Madame Marie Curie A documentary is made by me on Madame Marie Curie. It will be shown in the month of November 2011 first in Shivaji University, Kolhapur India and then it will be made available for all students & public Prof. Mohite Baburao Sat, 24 Sep 2011 02:23:48 -0000 National Seminar on 'Emerging Trends in Green Chemistry' and Symposium on 'Applications of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry' The annual National Convention of Association of Chemistry Teachers (NCCT2011) will be held on October 15-17,2011 at A N College, Patna,Bihar State along with a seminar on Green Chemistry and a symposium on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (SATAC 2011) Dr Damodar Prabhu Thu, 22 Sep 2011 14:19:06 -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 Cafe Chimique II Our second Cafe Chimique of 2011 will take place on 24 November and will focus on the GMO debate. Speakers from EuropaBio and Friends of the Earth Europe (tbc) will make short presentations on GMOs and policy developments in the green biotechnology area and then field questions from the audience. Mr Tim Reynolds Thu, 29 Sep 2011 12:30:43 -0000 Chemical Landmark: Kekule at Ghent On October 28 the work of August Kekule at Ghent University will be marked with the presentation of an RSC Chemical Landmark to Ghent University. The ceremony starts at 16:00 in the Aula of the University of Ghent with a reception afterwards. Mr Tim Reynolds Thu, 29 Sep 2011 12:23:06 -0000 A Little Light Relief On the evening of Thursday October 27, RSC President Prof David Phillips of Imperial College London will be in Brussels to give his popular chemistry demonstration lecture: "A Little Light Relief". Mr Tim Reynolds Thu, 29 Sep 2011 12:08:36 -0000 Visit to JRC-IRMM On 14 October, RSC Belgium will visit the European Commission's Joint Research Centre Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (JRC-IRMM) in Geel, Belgium on the invitation of Prof. Hendrik Emons as part of JRC IYC 2011 activities. Mr Tim Reynolds Thu, 29 Sep 2011 11:49:05 -0000 Chemistry and Culture Week at EESC The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organises a week of chemistry related activities from 3 October to 7 October at its building in the heart of the European quarter in Brussels. Mr Tim Reynolds Thu, 29 Sep 2011 11:27:27 -0000 Creating Interest in Science Fairs A SCIENCE FAIR WAS CONDUCTED ON 30 AUGUST 2011 IN KV NO1 GOLCONDA TO SELECT EXHIBITS FOR REGIONAL FAIR Mr. Anjaneyulu P Wed, 07 Sep 2011 15:03:02 -0000 Chemistry Week in Ecuador Conferences will be held in the most prestigious universities in Quito, Ecuador. Varied topics will be delivered by experts covering everything from the history of chemistry, application of ionizing radiation, nuclear engineering, environmental chemistry, applications of industrial chemistry, and Human Genome. Bernardo Cordero Wed, 28 Sep 2011 04:23:05 -0000 The Nagoya Medal of Organic Chemistry 2011 The recipients of the Gold and Silver Medals in 2011 will deliver the Nagoya Medal Award Lectures. The Gold medalist is Prof. Eric N. Jacobsen (Harvard University), the Silver medalist is Prof. Keiji Tanino (Hokkaido University). Dr. Masato Kitamura Wed, 28 Sep 2011 03:40:44 -0000 RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE at Geffen Playhouse Coinciding with the International Year of Chemistry and the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie’s Nobel Prize in chemistry, the Geffen Playhouse is producing the world premiere of RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE, written by acclaimed actor, writer and science enthusiast Alan Alda. Geffen Playhouse Tue, 27 Sep 2011 19:26:40 -0000 Chemistry magic show performed 15 innovative chemistry experiments as a magic and chemistry was explained Dr Hemant Pande Mon, 12 Sep 2011 16:24:18 -0000 A day full of Chemistry "A day full of Chemistry" is a one-day activity in which people of all ages can participate in workshops, watch demo's, attend lectures, ... Yannick Vercammen Sun, 25 Sep 2011 17:43:02 -0000 National Chemistry Week celebrates IYC 2011 We will celebrate IYC 2011 at our yearly NCW Event held at the NY Hall of Science on Sat., 10/22! Local universities and companies will have a variety of cool hands-on demos for kids ages 5-15! We will also host a "Chemistry Bingo" where winners will win an IYC 2011 lapel pin and other neat goodies! Jaimelee Rizzo Sat, 24 Sep 2011 11:37:47 -0000 IYC activities at SETAC-Boston IYC related plenary lecture, scientific sessions, informational poster, trivia contest, and Advisory Group business meeting taking place at the SETAC North America annual meeting. Elin Ulrich Wed, 21 Sep 2011 20:06:23 -0000 Green Chemistry TWO DAYS CHEMISTRY WORKSHOP WAS ORGANISED BY D.L.D.A.V. N.D. BLOCK, PITAMPURA TO MOVE TOWARDS GREEN CHEMISTRY TO MAKE ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION FREE,TO REDUCE THE COST OF LAB mrs. Niti Kanva Fri, 23 Sep 2011 05:09:53 -0000 Fundamentals of Spectroscopic Techniques and its Applications in Elucidating Molecular Structures The seminar deliberations are being structured to cover the following themes: • UV-Vis Spectroscopy • FTIR, FTNIR & Raman Spectroscopy • 1H-NMR Spectroscopy • 13C- NMR Spectroscopy • Fluorescence Spectroscopy • Mass spectrometry Dr. Naved Malek Fri, 23 Sep 2011 04:06:14 -0000 Woodchem 2011 Within the framework of its objectives, the french fibers innovative cluster organizes an international scientific conference, called Woodchem (wood chemistry) which provides an excellent opportunity for discussion and exchange of knowledge between scientists, engineers, industrials and other specialists having an interest in Charline Masson Thu, 22 Sep 2011 12:59:27 -0000 UBC Chemistry Celebrates IYC with the Girl Guides of Canada: Chemistry - Beyond the Magic UBC Chemistry invites members of the West Point Grey Girl Guide District to join their IYC 2011 celebrations. With presentations, demonstrations and liquid nitrogen ice-cream this is sure to be a great day of chemistry for girls of all ages! Angela Crane Mon, 29 Aug 2011 21:49:17 -0000 UBC Chemistry Celebrates IYC and NCW 2011: Chemistry - Beyond the Magic UBC Chemistry invites the public to the department to check out what we do, and celebrate IYC during the National Week of Chemsitry. With presentations, demos, hands-on activities, facility tours and liquid nitrogen ice-cream, this is sure to be a great day of chemistry for everyone! Angela Crane Mon, 29 Aug 2011 21:57:30 -0000 Young Scientists Essay Contest - Responsible Science Write an 800 word original essay by 1 November on responsible conduct in the lofe sciences, the importance of safety and security as well as the role for internaitonal collaboration. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Win a trip to Geneva to present your work at the BWC Seventh Review Conference and a glass microbe! Dr Piers Millett Tue, 20 Sep 2011 08:31:31 -0000 Invisible et Insaisissable // Invisible and Elusive The exhibition "Invisible and Elusive" takes place within the framework of the International Year of Chemistry and is the accomplishment of the OpenLab Project, to which four CNRS (French National Research Council) research laboratories participated. The OpenLab Project consists of a 6-month collaboration between six major in Niki Baccile Tue, 20 Sep 2011 07:40:46 -0000 Experimentarium in Chemistry The Chemistry Department of Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is establishing an "Experimentarium" that is a simple yet flexible environment that will enable teachers to illustrate to their students a range of basic key themes as well as more exciting topics. Prof Claudine Buess-herman Mon, 19 Sep 2011 17:50:35 -0000 From Less to Green - a Chemistry Workshop My school D.L.D.A.V. N.D. BLOCK ,Pitampura Delhi , India has organised two days workshop for chemistry teachers to train students to use less chemicals to reduce pollution & move towards green chemistry mrs. Niti Kanva Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:53:20 -0000 HKU Chemistry Week 2011 HKU Chemistry Week—Our Life, Our Future (Oct 4 - Oct 13, 2011) Ella Wong Sun, 18 Sep 2011 05:25:18 -0000 Chemistry of a Candle - in Honor of Michael Faraday A workshop on candles involving experiments,demonstrated and performed by students will be organised in the afternoon of Sept 21'11 Mr Ayyappan Nair Sat, 17 Sep 2011 15:17:50 -0000 McBain Medal Award Lecture 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 SCI's Fine Chemicals Group IYC Public Lecture Series 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 Recent Advances in Chemistry-An Interdisciplinary Look This is a one day seminar. Undergraduate & post graduate students (women mainly) of chemistry, microbiology, food and nutrition departments of our own college and other colleges will participate in the interaction beside the faculty members. Dr. Nilay Karchaudhuri Fri, 16 Sep 2011 06:02:19 -0000 Sustainability, Chemistry and the Art of Craft Beer-A Cape Cod Science Cafe Event Sustainability, Chemistry and the Art of Craft Beer A Cape Cod Science Cafe in celebration of Quarter 3 of the International Year of Chemistry during National Chemistry Week. The IYC Q3 theme is: Recycling. Cape Cod Beer is a Certified Cape Cod Green business. Jennifer Maclachlan Thu, 15 Sep 2011 20:14:35 -0000 Recent Advancements in Chemical Science Research: An Indian perspective Current chemical research activities related to various disciplines of chemical science are exploding in the world and also in India.The research fields are getting wider in the discipline of chemical sciences. Recent advancements in this regard will be discussed. Vilas Hogade Thu, 15 Sep 2011 16:42:10 -0000 Robert Boyle Science Festival A three-day event to be held at Lismore Castel to celebrate the 350th Anniversary orf the publication of Robert Boyle's, "The Sceptical Chemyst". Lectures and Discussions about the evolution of the atmosphere, climate change and the Life of Boyle will be held in addition to Astronomy Classes and Chemical Demonstrations. John Sodeau Thu, 15 Sep 2011 16:08:05 -0000 All nature - all chemistry All nature - all chemistry is a guided tour throughout the entire museum explaining the chemical background of the biological outcome. Dr. Erich Leitner Wed, 14 Sep 2011 10:22:49 -0000 Chemistry Club IYC Lecture series A lecture series organised by Fergusson College Chemistry Club, Pune. We have completed 4 chemistry related lectures and 2 general topic lectures. many more to come !. Sana Sohoni Wed, 14 Sep 2011 04:39:25 -0000 Chai and Why? The Science of Fireworks Celebrate Diwali with the TIFR Outreach team in our two-part Chai and Why?series this October! From the simple diya to the precisely calibrated assembly of chemicals that go in to produce the spectacular effects in fireworks, we look at the science behind the festival of light. Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya Wed, 14 Sep 2011 03:38:42 -0000 Science Fair / Feria de Ciencias Mariscal Sucre This activity is to provide a forum for promoting research skills and dissemination of scientific knowledge where children and young people engage in a study of an event or natural phenomenon, and an opportunity to apply their knowledge in the exhibition of prototypes, tests and experiments. Ing. Julio Barzola Tue, 13 Sep 2011 23:58:27 -0000 A healthy, wealthy, sustainable world Dr. John Emsley talks about his latest book – ‘A Healthy, Wealthy, Sustainable World’ in Brussels on 19 September. The book was specifically written for International Year of Chemistry 2011 and describes the importance of chemistry in everyday life and the benefits that chemical science currently brings to society. Mr Tim Reynolds Tue, 13 Sep 2011 18:54:21 -0000 Chemistry fairs In conjuction with the University of Botswana Chemistry department, the ministry of Education is organising chemistry fair days around the country. Lecturers from the university are touring the nation taking chemistry to students and teachers in primary and secondary schools. Lois Ngope Tue, 13 Sep 2011 13:20:54 -0000 Essay and Poster Designing Competition Students from primary and secondary schools have been invited to submit essays and posters that they have designed which express the importance of chemistry in daily life. Prizes will be awarded to the best submissions nationwide. Lois Ngope Tue, 13 Sep 2011 12:53:40 -0000 IYC Celbration in Dibru College A daylong celebration of international year of chemistry on 24th September in Dibru college; celebration consists of painting competition, quiz competition and a popular talk. MR Zenith Buragohain Mon, 12 Sep 2011 14:19:25 -0000 The 100th Anniversary Symposium on Organic Synthesis, Japan The symposium on synthetic organic chemistry composed by approx. sixty oral and poster presentations. In the third day, great chemists, Drs. Teruaki Mukaiyama, Kenji Mori, Jiro Tsuji, and Zen-ichi Yoshida will give lecture for Special Seminars. Dr. Yuji Ohgomori Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:41:02 -0000 Career Cafe Employee volunteers from the sponsoring companies will network with high school students during the National Chemistry Week celebration at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the exciting careers chemistry has to offer. Bridget Mccourt Fri, 09 Sep 2011 13:01:52 -0000 Awareness regarding use of alternative and better fuels Presentations to bring about awareness regarding use of ethanol and dimethyl ether as alternative and better fuels in place of gasoline and diesel respectively which will help to reduce pollution, greenhouse gases and ever increasing petrol prices. Professor Shrivallabh Kamat Thu, 08 Sep 2011 12:16:23 -0000 Special Exhibition "Life of Marie Curie" We can learn how Marie Curie live her life as a woman, as a mother, as a chemist through these 19 posters. Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University and Embassy of Poland and The Asahi Shimbun Company held this exhibition. Prof. Kazuyuki Tatsumi Thu, 08 Sep 2011 10:03:48 -0000 Science Days at Liceo Science Days at Liceo is a celebration of science with the theme: CHEMERGY: Chemistry and Science Clubbing in Synergy. Chem demos, film showing, varied interactive activities are just some of the highlights of this event. Chona Gelani Wed, 07 Sep 2011 23:32:40 -0000 Spellbound: an IYC video series A new ACS video series — aptly named Spellbound — tells the stories of eight chemists whose childhood curiosity about everyday things helped them launch careers in laboratories, win Nobel Prizes and make other notable achievements. Terri Taylor Wed, 07 Sep 2011 19:21:01 -0000 Chemistry of Cosmetics A continuation of ISC's "Chemistry for Grown-ups" series that began with beer, whiskey and chocolate, with upcoming programs on honey and coffee. A professor of chemistry and a cosmetic chemist will explain about the chemical content and properties of personal care products and direct people in conducting experiments. Monica Metzler Wed, 07 Sep 2011 17:34:53 -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 beyond the bench 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 National Chemistry Week On October 25 and 26, Eastman and the Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society will host the 21st annual award winning “Celebration of Chemistry for 4th Graders.” Over 27,000 children have participated in this event since its inception in 1991. Mary Moore Wed, 07 Sep 2011 12:46:35 -0000 Halloween in the Science Lab A chance for folks in Michigan to learn about and celebrate chemistry by doing hands-on activities and experiments and also by watching chemistry demonstrations. Thomas Kuntzleman Tue, 06 Sep 2011 19:13:27 -0000 Nanoscience and chemistry: a special conference by Sabine Szunerits at the Institut Francais & Romanian UNESCO Commission 27-28 September: Celebrate IYC 2011 in Bucharest, with Prof. Dr. Sabine Szunerits from University of Lille and Interdisciplinary Research Institute. Special conferences for l'Institut Francais & Romanian UNESCO Commission, the National Institute for Chemistry and the National Institute for Materials Physics. Serban Peteu Tue, 06 Sep 2011 15:35:28 -0000 ChemFest! - 2011 A fun filled day at Mallya Aditi International School with quizzes, interesting activities and a chemistry fair with several schools from all over Bangalore participating. Mst. Samarth Shyamanur Tue, 06 Sep 2011 13:35:09 -0000 Chemistry at the Garden 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 Bruce J. Nelson Memorial Lecture Series Celebrating the IYC at Harvey Mudd College Four public lectures each featuring a distinguished chemist who will share views on the importance of chemistry to the future of mankind and the earth. Gerald Van hecke Mon, 05 Sep 2011 23:00:36 -0000 Expo Química 2011 The exposition will show different aspects about chemistry, such as industries, food, health, environmental issues. It consists of students´ productions, conferences, videos, stands from some chemical companies. The main goal is to show young students that chemistry is everywhere. Lautaro Kremenchuzky Mon, 05 Sep 2011 21:20:16 -0000 Chemistry As INnovating Science - CHAINS2011 CHAINS2011 (Chemistry As INnovating Science) is the largest chemical conference in the Netherlands ever. Drs. J. Grimminck Mon, 05 Sep 2011 10:18:30 -0000 Invitation to Chemistry "super organic materials" Academic and industrial chemical researchers, who are working on useful organic materials such as dye-sensitized solar cell device and organic electro-luminescence will give lectures for young people. Professor Kumi Yoshida Mon, 05 Sep 2011 01:38:53 -0000 Project iLASER Project iLASER (investigations with Light And Sustainable Energy Resources) is an outreach project to engage children and the general public living in communities along the US-Mexico international border from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. David Brown Sat, 03 Sep 2011 07:51:22 -0000 2011 Kilpatrick Lecture: A Chemistry Renaissance featuring George Whitesides George Whitesides (Harvard University) a world renowned scientist and advocate for chemistry as a solution to global health and energy needs will give a technical lecture "Reinventing Chemistry" and lead a panel discussion "Solving Problems or Satisfying Curiousity." A student poster session will be held. Dr. Aditya Unni Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:00:34 -0000 Chemistry Distance Learners - Who, Why, and How? SEMINAR Many working people in Chemical & Pharma Industries and those who cannot attend colleges daily, are joining Distance Learning Courses in Chemistry. It helps them to sustain and develop their interest in Chemistry. Dr Sivaswaroop Pathaneni Wed, 31 Aug 2011 10:11:40 -0000 The Bangkok Bank Young Chemists on 14ACC Conference The Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited has provided a hundred awards for the young chemistry who attended the 14 Asian Chemical Congress (14ACC) conference that will be held on September 5-8, 2011 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, THAILAND Dr. Phornphimon Maitarad Wed, 31 Aug 2011 10:02:16 -0000 VIGYAN JIGYASA It is aimed at providing an exposure to Chemistry lab, to the Government School Children. perhaps, it could be their First step in to a Chemistry lab. MSc Chemistry students will be the volunteers in explaining them and shall display posters in Marathi(the local language). Dr Sivaswaroop Pathaneni Wed, 31 Aug 2011 09:55:16 -0000 RASAYAN 2011 It is a Poster Competition for School Children (both Gevernment & Private) on " CHEMISTRY IN DAILY LIFE". Prizes and participation Certificates will be given. Scheduled on 16th September 2011. Dr Sivaswaroop Pathaneni Wed, 31 Aug 2011 09:36:53 -0000 Conference on Marie Curie on stamps A conference on the life of Marie Curie illustrated by postage stamps FRPSC Richard Gratton Sat, 20 Aug 2011 14:28:31 -0000 Chemistry – A promise for Life # Chemistry in our daily Life # Nature : A source of useful medicines (Pharmaceuticals) # Natural Fragrances, Flavors & Colorants -Their use and application. Mr Ayyappan Nair Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:41:41 -0000 Kumamoto University Science Fantasy 2011 Participants do themselves or see chemistry experiments in the university and learn what’s fun and importance of chemistry in human life. Professor Hiroshi Nishino Mon, 29 Aug 2011 02:08:49 -0000 Portraits & Bio EXPO : "Celebrating Women in Chemistry: pioneers and future promises" Small Portraits and Bio Expo to celebrate women in chemistry, rescuing the contributions of pioneers in the field and attracting students and general public attention toward the female chemists that are considered internationally as promises of the future for their work and profiles. Q.F.B. Addy María Gomez Sun, 28 Aug 2011 17:47:50 -0000 The Department of Chemistry, College of Science of the University of Santo Tomas Celebrates IYC Series of events being organized and/or co-organized by the Department of Chemistry of the UST College of Science from September to December 2011: -Design the 'Chem Board' -Essay Writing Contest -Amazing Chemistry: A day of lecture and experiments @UST -Poster Making Contest -Water Experiment Dr. Karen Santiago Sun, 28 Aug 2011 01:39:58 -0000 Chemistry IYC Quiz for Secondary School Students Selected secondary schools in Kingston and St . Andrew will be invited to participate in a one day quiz competition at the Chemistry Department at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. Dr. Vaughn Rattray Sat, 27 Aug 2011 08:21:11 -0000 Chemistry YouTube Video Competition in Jamaica The competition entitled “Chemistry in Everyday Life” will invite secondary level local schools to submit video clips depicting this theme.These will be posted on YouTube and the winner will then be decided by the number of ‘likes’ each video has received. Dr. Vaughn Rattray Sat, 27 Aug 2011 07:57:25 -0000 University Days 2011, University of Jyväskylä, Finland The University Days 2011 of University of Jyväskylä, October 7-8 2011, will celebrate the International Year of Chemistry. The event consists of an open seminar, alumnae dinner, and a functional presentation of the world of chemistry intended for the whole family at the Department of Chemistry of University of Jyväskylä. Elina Sievänen Fri, 26 Aug 2011 14:23:31 -0000 Celebrating IYC at Vadamaradchy, Point Pedro, Northern Province, Sri Lanka 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 What would be conditions for chemistry to lead the next generation? Symposium entitled “What would be conditions for chemistry to lead the next generation?” will be held to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry at the University of Tokyo in September 28. Dr Teruto Ohta Fri, 26 Aug 2011 05:55:19 -0000 FIBER International Symposium FIBER International Symposium is intended to discuss and debate actively most-advanced chemical findings for biomolecular chemistry and biomolecular engineering with international researchers. Professor Naoki Sugimoto Fri, 26 Aug 2011 05:31:36 -0000 XXI Puebla State Chemistry Olympiad An academic contest to measure the knowledge in chemistry of high school students at Puebla state. Dr. Miguel Angel Méndez-Rojas Fri, 26 Aug 2011 05:12:24 -0000 Series of Conferences on Astronomy and Chemistry Series of conferences on the series of talks for all public on topics related with Chemistry and Astronomy to celebrate the IYC and the 70th anniversary of INAOE. Dr. Miguel Angel Méndez-Rojas Fri, 26 Aug 2011 04:58:09 -0000 Human Resources Fostering Program in Chemistry To promote distinguished students to take doctoral course in chemistry and support those in the latter half of the course to find job in the chemical industry. Mr Ayumu  Inoue Tue, 12 Jul 2011 08:00:45 -0000 Marie Curie in the New Era Marie Curie was a Polish-French physicist and chemist famous She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity and the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry. She was also the first female professor at the University of Paris. Dr. Reiko   Fujita Tue, 12 Jul 2011 07:33:24 -0000 Tata Chemicals Best Chemistry Teacher Award-2011 As a part of the celebration of IYC 2011 in India,Tata Chemicals Limited, Mumbai has partnered with Association of Chemistry Teachers to institute 'Best Chemistry Teacher Award' in six categories.The Award will recognise the efforts of Chemistry teachers and educators in the cause of Chemistry Education. Dr Damodar Prabhu Thu, 25 Aug 2011 16:40:07 -0000 The American Chemical Society and NASA Explore Water and IYC- on Earth and in Space - a live Webcast Join specialists from NASA and the American Chemical Society, on September 22nd at 1:00pm EDT, as they discuss the IYC Global Water experiment and how water filtration affects our lives on Earth and in space. Terri Taylor Wed, 24 Aug 2011 14:59:28 -0000 I Concurso Intercolegial de Química "Marie Curie" (Chemical Intercollegial Contest "Marie Curie") En reconocimiento al 2011, cómo el Año Internacional de la Química, la AEICQA ha tomado la iniciativa de organizar el 1er Concurso Intercolegial de Química nombrado "Marie Curie" en homenaje al centenario de su premio Nobel de Química. Maria sol Cifuentes Wed, 24 Aug 2011 02:58:56 -0000 2011 National Science Club Month Celebration There will be three activities - National Science Clubs Summit (Summit), PSYSC Science Olympiad (PSO), and Math-Sci-A-Ka. The main thrusts of this year’s NSCM are the following: interaction of science clubs, recognition of excellence, and active participation of science clubbing in our society Ms Alyssa ashley Usman Tue, 23 Aug 2011 15:56:50 -0000 Role of Chemistry vis-a-vis Women Empowerment To create awareness among the women students about the contribution of chemistry in relation to women empowerment and, in reciprocation, the role of women in the development of chemistry. Mr Chenna rao Devarapalli Tue, 23 Aug 2011 04:29:28 -0000 Quiz and Stamp Rally at the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo We hold many exhibitions about chemistry under "International Year of Chemistry" in autumn 2011. In these exhibitions, we hold the "Quiz and Stamp Rally" to help people understand chemistry and intension of each exibition. Ms. Mayumi Kanisawa Mon, 22 Aug 2011 01:25:06 -0000 Chemical attraction -- Attraction chimique Chemical attraction is a traveling interactive activities designed to show the presence of chemistry in everyday public, banana fireworks! 5 subjects, molecular gastronomy, radioactivity, fireworks, forensic chemistry and history of chemistry, stimulates the 5 senses of the participants! Jean-daniel Doucet Sun, 21 Aug 2011 15:07:51 -0000 Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) meeting for IYC / Encuentro PUCP por el Año Internacional de la Química 2011 A meeting open to the public was organized Aug 22 at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú ; it featured many problems and applications that chemistry can address to protect our environment. Margaret Chavez Sun, 21 Aug 2011 02:28:00 -0000 Ateneo Chemistry Society Week 2011 - Ignition: Fueling The Future Forward With the theme “Ignition: Fueling the Future Forward”, the Ateneo Chemistry Society of the Ateneo de Manila University seeks to enhance the appreciation of the central science in the campus through a week-long celebration that centers on how chemistry's applications are the beginning of a bright and passionate future. Gian Karlo Dapul Wed, 03 Aug 2011 14:03:13 -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 Devanandan Memorial Oration and Launching of the new IChemC Website 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 Exibition on Marie Curie Exibition on Marie Curie for International year of CHEMISTRY 2011 will be held at Isahaya Public Library Asuka Takahashi Thu, 18 Aug 2011 04:52:28 -0000 5th Hidalgo State Chemistry Olympiad The Hidalgo State Chemistry Olympiad is an annual academic competition for high school students; its goal is to promote the interest in chemistry among the competitors. This contest will be organized by the UAEH through the Chemistry Department, at its facilities in Pachuca, Hidalgo, on October 15th. Elena Paez Wed, 17 Aug 2011 23:06:34 -0000 The Periodic Table of the Isotopes: First Release The IUPAC Periodic Table of the Isotopes introduces students, teachers, and society to the existence and importance of isotopes of the chemical elements. Dr. Norman Holden Wed, 17 Aug 2011 17:20:30 -0000 Chemistry display booth at the Port Hope fall fair A display booth will be operated at the Port Hope Fall Fair September 16 - 18, to provide examples of some of the benefits of chemistry in society, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie’s Nobel prize in chemistry and to create an interest in chemistry in the younger generation. Mike Broczkowski Fri, 12 Aug 2011 19:24:14 -0000 Investigation to Chemistry: Try chemical experiments in Fukuoka University of Education Five chemical experiments including "chemical magic of colors", "separate pigments", "procedure artificail salmon roe reform kelp", "heat generation by crystallization from solution", and "drawing an electric pen" will be demonstrated.demonstrated. Masaaki Harada Tue, 16 Aug 2011 10:57:01 -0000 IUPAC Day in Brussels A colloquium organised by the National [Belgium] Committee for Chemistry Dr. Paul Baekelmans Mon, 15 Aug 2011 20:48:16 -0000 Produce a card game, "CHEMISTRY QUEST" and hold related events Create and promote "CHEMISTRY QUEST", an academic and game based on chemical bond which was produced by a elementaly student. Hot events at cafe in Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo, for learning and enjoying chemistry using the card game. Daigo Fujita Mon, 15 Aug 2011 07:14:07 -0000 IYC 2011 workshop for school students National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune (IISER) and Exciting Science Group (ESG), are jointly conducting half-year long chemistry workshops for school students to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011. These workshops are being held between June and Dec. Ms Wafia Masih Mon, 15 Aug 2011 04:39:03 -0000 Aichi Science Festival 2011 Science Festival will be held for 5 weeks in Aichi prefecture, Japan. Science events that will be held by Universities, Science Museums, Zoos, Botanical Gardens, NPO, etc., will be gathered to the festival under logo mark and logotype. Yutaka Takeda Sun, 14 Aug 2011 03:26:45 -0000 Industrial-Goverment-Academic Joint Forum in Tokyo -- The Status Quo and Future Prospect of Element Strategy Lectures on the topics relating to "Element Strategy" and discussion about the research frontier and future prospects. Dr. Mahito Atobe Sun, 14 Aug 2011 02:12:10 -0000 The 5th Meeting of Kanto Branch of Chemical Society of Japan Regional Meeting of Kanto Branch of Chemical Society of Japan, intending to general and special presentation and discussion of fundamental and innovative chemical research, study of the status of chemical industry, discussion of chemical edcation, and so on. Prof. Noriyuki Yonezawa Sat, 13 Aug 2011 07:59:26 -0000 A bird's eye view of the economical status of domestic chemical industry Lecture at The 5th Meeing of Kanto Branch of Chemical Society of Japan (2011) on bird eyes view of the domestic chemical industries by Hiroshi Seta, the former senior writer of the Chemical Daily Co.Ltd., who publishes specified chemical news paper. Prof. Noriyuki Yonezawa Sat, 13 Aug 2011 07:28:16 -0000 On the fundamental business of fifteen domestic [japanese] chemical companies Lecture of chemists or related persons who work for domestic chemical companies will be held for the young chemists and students in the Meeting of Kanto Branch of Chemical Society of Japan. The contents of lectures are focused to the fundamental business of each company. Prof. Noriyuki Yonezawa Sat, 13 Aug 2011 06:49:55 -0000 National Chemical education in junior and senior high school in Japan - a panel discussion Panel Discussion on national chemical education in junior and senior high school on the basis of experience in 42nd International Chemistry Olympiad held with Regional Meeting of Kanto Branch of Chemical Society of Japan. Prof. Noriyuki Yonezawa Sat, 13 Aug 2011 06:12:45 -0000 UPLB CHEM 16 Inter-Laboratory Quiz Contest 2011 A free, college-level, inter-laboratory class quiz competition open to students of the University of the Philippines - Los Baños currently taking up CHEM 16.1 (General Chemistry I Laboratory). The contest is centered on the applications of Chemistry and themed: "Zooming the Advancement of Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology". Mr. Rowell Abogado Fri, 29 Jul 2011 13:36:33 -0000 Marie Curie International Contest of Battery and Science Lectuters On the occasion of International Year of Chemistry, memolizing of Marie Curie, we would like to hold on International Contest as: What sort of battery experiment Marie Currie will give or do with children if she is alive in 2011? Professor Ikuo Satoh Fri, 12 Aug 2011 23:28:29 -0000 Chemistry Lab., Let's Try the Experiments on Conductive Polymer Participants understand the mechanism of a conductive polymer, through the lecture and the experiments, including the synthesis of polypyrrole and the fabrication of a conductivity checker "TOHRU-kun" Dr. Kazuaki Hiroki Fri, 12 Aug 2011 21:24:57 -0000 Interesting and useful experiments course for chemistry teachers of secondary school Chemistry teachers of scondary schools in Japan have been in trouble overnot enough students who like chemistry and been trying to show interesting experiments in front of students. So we could like to help them by intersting useful experiments. Tomoko Sato Fri, 12 Aug 2011 05:07:17 -0000 The Japanease Research Chemists --The Dawn of the Modern Chemical Research in Japan We exhibit about Japanese chemists who played important role in the beginning of modern chemistry research in Japan and in establishing Japanese academic research system during Meiji, Taishou and early Showa eras. Mrs. Tokiko Sasaki Fri, 12 Aug 2011 04:14:22 -0000 IYC 2011 Day at The Breen Technology Center in Cleveland Ohio On-site event for children of employees. "Household Chemistry" and other activities taking place to encourage interest of young people in chemistry. Set up like a "Bring Your Child to Work" day, but infused with exciting chemistry lessons & a chance to see where mom & dad work! Tiffany Squires Thu, 11 Aug 2011 18:20:22 -0000 IYC Lobby Display Case at The Dalles Wasco Public Library A lobby display case at The Dalles Wasco Public Library changes monthly. For the month of September, it will feature information on IYC and chemistry. Erica Jacobsen Thu, 11 Aug 2011 15:41:18 -0000 Creating awareness about the chemistry in life among the students of Atomic Energy Central School There was an arrangement of a lecture programme on Chemistry - in Daily life by Dr. Suryamurthy, IGCAR Kalpakkam organized by C. Venkatesan and R.Varadarajan of Tamilnadu science Forum Kalpakkam branch On 24.02.2011 Venkatesan Chandrasekaran Sat, 26 Feb 2011 06:12:13 -0000 Chemistry and Food A presentation on the importance of IYC 2011 and Life of Madam Marie Curie,magic experiments in the chemistry of food,a short talk on the importance of chemistry and discourse with students. Mr Basheer Paravakkal Wed, 13 Jul 2011 17:51:06 -0000 TSN Annual Meeting keynote address 'From Waste to Wealth using Green Chemistry' 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 Celebrating Undergraduate Research A video has been produced highlighting undergraduate research students as they describe the importance of research experience to their undergraduate learning. web-site: Professor Christine Gottardo Mon, 08 Aug 2011 17:08:15 -0000 Peptide Synthesis Research Award Program LifeTein has implemented the LifeTein Research Award Program in recognition of the excellent research being conducted in the face of continued national grant funding reductions and decreased R&D budgets. Dr. James Chou Mon, 08 Aug 2011 15:57:50 -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 Toray Advanced Materials Symposium 2011 Seminars aimed for the purpose described in the section 4. given by four world class scientists including two Nobel Prize laureates in chemistry; Prof.R.H.Grubbs, Prof.H.W.Kroto, Prof.Takuzo Aida and Prof.Shinya Yamanaka. Mr. Yoshio Matsuda Mon, 06 Jun 2011 05:37:24 -0000 Catalysis Square: Important key technology for green, sustainable innovation “Catalysis Square: Important key technology for green, sustainable innovation” is a special public event on occasion of International Symposium on Catalysis and fine Chemicals 2011. The event consists of a special lecture for junior high and high school students, exhibitions, video and brief demonstrations for better understa Dr. Kotohiro Nomura Fri, 17 Jun 2011 05:39:45 -0000 Celebration of International Year of Chemistry and 70 years of the Department of Chemistry St. Anthony's College University Grants Commission (UGC) has identified our Department of Chemistry as one of the Departments to observe “International Year of Chemistry – 2011” in a befitting manner. Aim to generate awareness about the importance of chemistry, and its application over a range of emerging issues related to chemistry, which are of i Farlando Diengdoh Sun, 07 Aug 2011 01:59:50 -0000 IYC 2011 Commemorative Symposium in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo National Center of Sciences (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan), Oct. 27, 2011 ~ Oct. 28, 2011 Director Chiaki Mano Fri, 15 Jul 2011 02:20:35 -0000 The 5th Symposium on Biorelevant Chemistry CSJ This domestic symposium is aimed to develop and activate the field of biorelevant chemistry including biofunctional chemistry, biotechnology, etc. Invited lectures, oral presentations and poster presentations will be given by professors, researchers and students. Dr. Tatsuya  Nabeshima Wed, 23 Feb 2011 09:03:03 -0000 Chemistry and safety for nuclear power plant A lecture for the general public will be held during the annual meeting of The Electrochemical Society of Japan in Niigata. Two scientists engaged in nuclear chemistry research will give us a talk concerning chemistry and safety with regard to nuclear power plants. Professor Takeshi Yamauchi Fri, 05 Aug 2011 05:35:25 -0000 Chemistry Lab for Kids and Teachers, Fabrication of a Voltaic Cell in the Edo Era Students and teachers understand the mechanism of voltaic cells, through the experiments from the Japanese first chemistry book "Seimi-Kaiso (1837)" written by Yoan Udagawa. Dr. Kazuaki Hiroki Fri, 05 Aug 2011 05:13:07 -0000 Environmental Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry This seminar is open to all students and general public to understand current topics that are paying attension: global warming and planetary exploration. Dr. Keiji Misawa Fri, 05 Aug 2011 04:47:28 -0000 Advance Materials in Japan - an IYC Commemorative Symposium The symposium regarding advance materials discovered in Japan will be held to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry on November 26, 2011. Mr. Masahiro Niwano Fri, 05 Aug 2011 02:35:30 -0000 Goldschmid Conference 2011 Special Session: FukushimaReview A special session on the geochemical aspects of the Fukushima nuclear power station crisis has been organized. Dr. Keiji Misawa Fri, 05 Aug 2011 02:08:42 -0000 Dancing Chemists at the 2011 ChemLuminary Awards ChemLuminary Awards #acsdenver When:Tuesday August 30, 2011 8pm-POSTERS 9PM-AWARDS, 10PM Dancing Chemists-Chemists Can Dance (and Rap) see ChemDance Anaheim Link below Where:Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO Jennifer Maclachlan Thu, 04 Aug 2011 18:04:16 -0000 #acsdenver Tweetup at the Fall National Meeting Join fellow #acsdenver tweeps ie) social media users at the Tweet-up at the Fall National Meeting at LODO's Bar and Grill located at 1946 Market Street Denver, CO, 80202 just a 6 minute walk to SCI-MIX. Jennifer Maclachlan Thu, 04 Aug 2011 17:46:12 -0000 Future of Studies on Solar Energy Conversion Technology The present situation and future of studies on solar energy conversion technology such as solar cell and artificial photosynthesis will be introduced by two scientists in University of Miyazaki toward the young peoples. Masahide Yasuda Thu, 04 Aug 2011 08:19:33 -0000 Chemistry show «Magical Liquids» at Entertainment Science Museum «LabirintUm» Chemistry show «Magical Liquids» is designed to cover the basics of chemistry, introduce interesting experiments to children to make them familiar with the physical properties of liquids and fun stories about chemistry. The show involves little minds in the dialogue with chemistry, museum guide Professor and their peers. Ms Tatiana Natarova Mon, 01 Aug 2011 12:29:35 -0000 Nanobiotechnology commemorative lecture A lecture by Dr Kazutoshi Haraguchi on Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering, emphasizing what research in chemistry has yielded to Life Cciences and Regenerative Medicine Dr Samuel JK Abraham Sat, 30 Jul 2011 01:08:30 -0000 Career Highlights and Influence of Marie Curie on Women Scientists Dr. Darleane Hoffman will touch on a few highlights of her career and then discuss some of Marie Sklodowska-Curie’s less well -known contributions. She will also comment on the celebration this year of the 100th anniversary of the Award of the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie as the sole recipient. Dr. Trudy Lionel Fri, 29 Jul 2011 18:59:17 -0000 Chemistry in our Everyday Life - Poster Exhibitions cum Quiz The posters are generally classified with the following genereal topics namely 1.Birth of Elements 2. Chemistry and Materials 3.Chemistry and Energy 4. Chemistry and Health 5. Chemistry and Environment and 6.Chemistry at Home Parthasarathy Seshadri Fri, 29 Jul 2011 05:48:06 -0000 X National Congress of Chemistry Students in Pereira, Colombia The National Association of Students of Chemistry of Colombia, Technological University of Pereira, school of Chemistry and its students invite you to join the X National Congress of Students of Pure and Applied Chemistry (CONEQ) - the congress will be held in the beautiful city of Pereira on November 9. Erika Jimenez Wed, 27 Jul 2011 15:19:21 -0000 Conferences on IYC 2011 - JAIQ2011, Jornades de l'any Internacional de la química 2011 This is a series of lectures, performances, and exhibitions around the theme "Chemistry - our lives, our future", where they speak from different areas in which chemical research is critical to solving global problems involving food, water, health, energy, transport, etc. Juan Torras Wed, 27 Jul 2011 09:16:55 -0000 Limerick - Exhibition: “Marie Curie (1867 - 1934)” The Materials and Surface Science Institute at the University of Limerick is hosting in August the exhibition "Marie Curie (1867 - 1934)" in partnership with the Embassy of France in Ireland as part of the International Year of Chemistry 2011. Dr Annaïk Genson Wed, 27 Jul 2011 08:44:27 -0000 Chemistry Connect in SMA Labschool , Jakarta Theme " Chemistry : Our life, our future" , this interactive session is to take place on July 28, 2011. These activitie is to connect teachers of chemistry / science, students, scientists in Auditorium SMA LAbschool Jakarta Indonesia make a forum Chemistry Connect the ThinkQuest website as a forum for sharing among them. Mr Mustafal Bakri Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:27:12 -0000 Spread the IYC cheer on chemistry textbook As part of the celebration of IYC, the 2011 edition of my custom coursepack for the course "Chemistry for the Life Sciences I" at the University of Lethbrdige will have the IYC logo on its cover. This will help spread the spirit of the celebration of IYC. Dr Ying Zheng Mon, 25 Jul 2011 16:01:04 -0000 Towards European synergy for research in chemistry - a Euro-Chemistry summit Euro-chemistry is organizing a summit where we bring together stakeholders including chemistry performers, chemistry funders, chemical industry, policy makers (national & European level), international organizations, and non-European stakeholders such as the US National Science Foundation in order to discuss improved funding. Dr. Nico Kos Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:30:00 -0000 “Chemistry, Sciences, Culture and Society in the making of Europe” An international conference exploring the impacts and relevance of chemistry on both the past and modern European society. Dr David Coates Tue, 26 Jul 2011 10:09:16 -0000 The Origin, Development, and Future of the Lithium-ion Battery A one-day international symposium featuring some of the original pioneers in the field speaking in a casual atmosphere that fosters interaction between students, postdocs, faculty, industry, national labs. Bob Villwock Mon, 25 Jul 2011 19:48:13 -0000 "I see chemistry everywhere" essay contest for high school students in southern Alberta Grades 10 to 12 students in southern Alberta will be encouraged to write a short essay about what they see as chemistry in action in their daily life. This essay contest will be organized by the Chemistry and Biochemistry department at the University of Lethbridge. Dr Ying Zheng Mon, 25 Jul 2011 15:28:30 -0000 Royal Irish Academy Discourse: Molecules that changed the world by Prof K.C. Nicolaou (Scripps) A lecture by Professor K.C. Nicolaou (Scripps Research Institute) will take place on 3 November 2011 at 6pm at the Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson St, Dublin 2. Admission free but booking essential at Ms. Gilly Clarke Mon, 25 Jul 2011 11:41:08 -0000 One Day Chemical Experiment by High School Students at Chemistry Department of Josai Univ. -Supported by the Kanto Branch of the Chemical Society of Japan Both many interesting and curious experiments for demonstration and relatively simple and interesting experiments by high school students will be presented by our chemistry department staffs in Josai univ. Motomu Muraoka Mon, 25 Jul 2011 01:39:25 -0000 2011 Science and Mathematics Olympiad in Fukui The 2011 Science and Mathematics Olympiad in Fukui will provide about 200 high school students with the opportunity to cultivate their scientific reasoning in a team competition solving problems related to real-life scenarios. Mr. Hidetoshi Takeuchi Mon, 25 Jul 2011 01:23:52 -0000 1st CSJ Chemical Festa The renew autumn meetings attract more than 1,000 participants in order to discuss among inadustrial, academic and govermental chemists. Mr. Yusuke Kawase Mon, 25 Jul 2011 01:05:56 -0000 Interactive session for 9 grade students: "Chemistry - our life, our future" Interactive session for students of grades 9 and above and chemistry teachers at ITB (Bandung institute of Technology) on 28th July 2011 Bandung. Sofiyandi Sofiyandi Sat, 23 Jul 2011 12:39:50 -0000 Designing and implementing an emerging pharmaceutical infrastructure in Africa Dr. Rolande Hodel, President and Founder of AidsFreeAfrica, will be discussing some of the work that her group has been doing in Cameroon to help them establish their own pharmaceutical infrastructure and production. George Ruger Fri, 22 Jul 2011 18:34:39 -0000 Seminar on Safety in the Chemistry Laboratory Wilson College, Mumbai has organised a seminar on Safety in the Chemistry Laboratory in collaboration with B.A.S.F, Mumbai on August 10,2011 for the benefit of students, teachers and researchers Dr Damodar Prabhu Fri, 22 Jul 2011 16:18:01 -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 Determining the pH of water at locations in Western part of the Isle of Wight 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 ChemEd 2011 Presentation: Ready-to-Use Resources for the International Year of Chemistry and Beyond Kick off the 2011-2012 school with a bang using ready-to-use resources written by teachers, for teachers, from the Journal of Chemical Education. We'll share ways to help you focus on the International Year of Chemistry and beyond, including hands-on activities, short icebreakers, class projects, and more. Erica Jacobsen Wed, 20 Jul 2011 23:12:14 -0000 Chemistry for Students and Teachers -Prof .C.N.R.Rao interacts A day long program on July 27 entitled Chemistry for teachers and students is organised at JNCASR,Jakkur, Bangalore .Students and chemistry faculty from Kendriya Vidyalayas at Bangalore,Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas at Bangalore & Mysore other prominent private schools like BGSNPS,Oxford,Sri Vani ,Military school participate. Mr Ayyappan Nair Wed, 20 Jul 2011 13:59:13 -0000 Interesting and Enjoyable Chemical Experiments Festival for Students Chemistry seems to be difficult for secondary school students in Japan to understand. So, we would like to make these students understand fun of chemistry through this festival. We hope that many students will be interested in the chemical field. Yuki Nakamura Wed, 20 Jul 2011 02:08:18 -0000 The 8th Grand Contest of Chemistry for High School Students The contest of chemistry for high school students including oral and poster presentation Execution chairman Hirokazu Maekawa Fri, 15 Jul 2011 06:59:01 -0000 Kick off celebrations our year of events by inauguration on 29th July 2011 at Mallya Aditi International school kick off events- fun experiment, talk by a chemistry professor, periodic table song and bonding activity, unreveiling our poster Preeti Sarin Tue, 19 Jul 2011 08:30:00 -0000 Invitation to Chemistry: 1-day trial experience for chemistry at Hirosaki University One lecture and 6 experiments for chemistry will be held at Hirosaki University for chemical education of secondary school students on 5th August 2011. Masanobu Sagisaka Tue, 19 Jul 2011 08:02:23 -0000 Science Lecture 2011: Learn about chemicals around us 6 chemical experiments including “light and chemistry”, “manufacture original erasers”, “electrolysis and cell experiment with ordinary substances”, “make a fruit fragrance”, “make your own color”, and “observe color change by chemical reaction”. Masaaki Harada Tue, 19 Jul 2011 07:27:52 -0000 The 91th Molecular Science Forum The speaker, Toshiyuki Nakagaki, who is the winner of Ig Nobel Prize in 2008 and 2010, is going to talk about the cleverness of smile molds. Kaede Terauchi Fri, 15 Jul 2011 06:52:31 -0000 One-day Science School for Secondary School Students University students of Toho University will open a one-day science school for secondary school students living around the university. Dr. Shunsuke Kawahara Mon, 11 Jul 2011 07:26:30 -0000 One-day Lesson of Chemistry, University of Tsukuba "One-day Lesson of Chemistry, University of Tsukuba", is an event to offer high school students an opportunity to experience science through chemical experiments. Masanori Sakamoto Mon, 11 Jul 2011 06:56:05 -0000 One-day Experience in Chemical Experiments High school students will come to our university laboratories and have some experience in chemical experiments under the guidance of our staff members. Professor Joe Otsuki Mon, 11 Jul 2011 06:34:21 -0000 One-day science school for high school students Chemistry experiments for teens in high school is a fun way to lean chemistry. This one day event is designed to develop teens’ interest in chemistry. Professor Tatsuya Kawamoto Fri, 08 Jul 2011 03:37:45 -0000 Cat-Chem laboratory- Get experience of catalyst supporting affluent human society Get experiences of what catalysts and catalysis are and of how important catalysis is for human society through the events of poster presentation, PC games, put together models, catalysts demonstration and actual experiments Dr. Wataru Ueda Fri, 08 Jul 2011 02:14:05 -0000 Dr. Noyori presents the basic course for understanding the concept "chirality" Dr. Noyori and his staff to guide the basic knowledge of Asymmetric Hydrogeneration to students. The students to enjoy free-discussion opportunity with Dr. Noyori besides the lecture. Mis. Chigusa Rao Fri, 15 Jul 2011 06:06:22 -0000 Chemistry in Fireworks Beautiful fireworks originate in the chemistry. We exhibit a medicine used for fireworks and unusual fireworks, and introduce a deep relation between fireworks and the chemistry. Carator Yukiko Takegawa Fri, 15 Jul 2011 05:57:24 -0000 The 90th Molecular Science Forum The speaker, Junji Wata, who is the board member of Sapporo Breweries Limited, is going to talk about the science and art of beers. Kaede Terauchi Fri, 15 Jul 2011 05:48:45 -0000 Germany-Japan Chemistry Symposium CSJ and GDCh jointly hold a symposium inviting Nobel laureates and prominent scientists celebrating the 150-year amicable relationship between the two nations. This is also sponsored by Tokyo Institute of Technology on its130th anniversary and on the 50 years since foundation of Angewandte Chemie by GDCh and Wiley-VCH. Mr. Nobuyuki Kawashima Mon, 06 Jun 2011 05:21:10 -0000 Catalysis Square: Important key technology for green, sustainable innovation “Catalysis Square: Important key technology for green, sustainable innovation” is a special public event on occasion of International Symposium on Catalysis and fine Chemicals 2011. The event consists of a special lecture for junior high and high school students, exhibitions, video and brief demonstrations for better understa Dr. Kotohiro Nomura Mon, 06 Jun 2011 05:05:02 -0000 Catalysis Squarein Tottori: What is catalyst? This event consists of exhibitions, demonstrations and practical experiments for citizens. It will be held during the period of University Festival, and it is expected that students of primary and junior high schools will attend. Dr. Naonobu Katada Mon, 06 Jun 2011 04:47:19 -0000 58~60th Science Café Sapporo "Science Cafe Sapporo" produces the place of the communication over the topic of the science and technology. We invites the researcher of Hokkaido University, and talks about catalyst chemistry etc. together with the ordinary citizens. Dr. Shigeo Sugiyama Mon, 06 Jun 2011 03:47:27 -0000 “Your Magic – It’s Chemistry” Exhibition An exhibition are planned to let visitors experience fun, surprise and wonder through exhibition pieces related with chemistry and materials. Through this, science museums in the world will be inspired to introduce more exhibition of chemistry. Dr Teruto Ohta Tue, 19 Jul 2011 05:24:49 -0000 IYC2011 Memorial - Chemical Process of Ceramics The Special Symposium “Chemical Process of Ceramics” is held on September 8, 2011 in Hokkaido University, Japan, in conjunction with the 24th Fall Meeting of the Ceramic Society of Japan. Mr. Satoru Shimura Fri, 27 May 2011 02:06:24 -0000 Outdoor Classroom of Science Experiment in EXPO Park We will hold classroom of science experiments for children in EXPO park in Osaka. Usually this type of program is held in indoor rooms, but the feature of our program is that it is held in outdoor fields and all our programs are big in scale. Mr. Shinji Danjo Mon, 16 May 2011 08:07:26 -0000 Osaka Science Festival 2011 for youngsters We will hold classroom of science experiments for children in Herbis hall in Osaka. We have approximately 80 programs of workshops, hands-on activities and science shows. It is the biggest Science Festival for youngsters in Kansai area. Mr. Shinji Danjo Mon, 16 May 2011 08:00:57 -0000 IYC 2011 Commemorative Symposium and Lecture Symposium at National Center of Sciences (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan) on Oct. 27, 2011 ~ Oct. 28, 2011 Director Chiaki Mano Fri, 27 May 2011 01:42:25 -0000 Museum Exploration Classroom” Let's make the fossil replica of plastic Learn the Properties the plastics! And make a fossil replica of plastics Mr. Koichi Kubo Mon, 16 May 2011 07:33:12 -0000 Open Campus of Department of Environmental Chemistry and Materials, Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology, Okayama University Department of Environmental Chemistry and Materials of Okayama University will open our campus on August 5 and 6, 2011 mainly for the high school students to get familiar with our policy and activity, and to enhance interest in chemistry among the younger generation. Professor Yukitaka Kimura Mon, 16 May 2011 07:16:07 -0000 Chemistry in Osaka, its History and its Products Osaka is a town of the chemistry. The first chemical school in Japan was established at Osaka. And many chemical industrial companies; fiber, medicine, plastics, etc, was born and developing still now. Carator Yukiko Takegawa Thu, 14 Jul 2011 07:39:29 -0000 The Lecture of Lifelong Learning Center of Gifu City Commemorating 'The International Chemistry Year', we paln to have a lecture on "Mary Curie's Challenge" for the citizens of Gifu City, to encourage general interest in chemistry. Staff Maki Onda Wed, 27 Apr 2011 06:32:10 -0000 28th Science Club Presentations Science club Student Research Presentation Session Chemistry circles or Science clubs at High school or Junior High school student present their research result. Prof. Noriyuki Yonezawa Tue, 08 Mar 2011 08:16:40 -0000 Biorelevant Chemistry at CSJ The 5th Symposium on Biorelevant Chemistry CSJ: The 26th Symposium on Biofunctional Chemistry, The 14th Biotechnology Symposium, The 14th Biomolecular Chemistry Symposium, The 8th Symposium on Host-Guest Chemistry Dr. Tatsuya  Nabeshima Tue, 12 Jul 2011 07:48:21 -0000 Human Resources Fostering Program in Chemistry To promote distinguished students to take doctoral course in chemistry and support those in the latter half of the course to find job in the chemical industry. Mr Ayumu  Inoue Wed, 23 Feb 2011 08:25:31 -0000 Marie Curie in the New Era Marie Curie was a Polish-French physicist and chemist famous She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity and the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry. She was also the first female professor at the University of Paris. Dr. Reiko   Fujita Tue, 22 Feb 2011 07:13:18 -0000 Chemical Experiment Workshop for Kids Chemical experiment workshop will be held commemorating International Year of Chemistry. Attendees make fuel battery as a promising future energy under the theme “Future “power” generated by water – Make fuel battery using various liquids ! Mis. Chigusa Rao Tue, 22 Feb 2011 06:49:30 -0000 Publication of “What can be done by Chemistry” Enlightening general public about the role of chemistry in our society and creating people’s interest in chemistry. Dr. Toshihiko   Hashimoto Mon, 21 Feb 2011 06:46:44 -0000 Women in Chemistry : our role models from past to present - Special Exhibition at Women’s Archives Center, National Women’s Education Center of Japan The exhibition overviews history of Japanese female chemists, their education, career in chemistry and achievements and considers women’s career development in science. Ms. Ryoko Akamine Mon, 11 Jul 2011 06:19:37 -0000 Catalogue“NCL Book Guide” for School Library Catalogue“NCL BookGuide” for School Library Ryohei Okabe Tue, 19 Jul 2011 02:59:23 -0000 New Science Book Fair 2011 Since it’s establishment in 1957, we have published Annual catalogue of Science books of Japan to promote spread of science books. This activity allows for the promotion of chemical academic titles in retail stores. Mr. Oono  Syoji Tue, 19 Jul 2011 02:44:53 -0000 World Chemistry Year Book Fair Since it’s foundation in 1869, we have published high quality book of science and engineering as one of leading publishers of scientific fields. Mr. Oono  Syoji Tue, 19 Jul 2011 02:35:24 -0000 “Kagaku no hataraki”:Clothes and fiber This activity supported by the Chemical Society of Japan results in the publication of books spreading the words about chemistry. “Kagaku no hataraki" is on clothes and fiber. Mr. Hiroyuki Okura Tue, 19 Jul 2011 02:15:49 -0000 13rd Workshop on Chemistry Education Research Workshop on chemistry education research by teachers. The chief aim of this workshop is to activate chemistry education through enthusiastic exchange information and an opinion. Professor Naoto  Chatani Tue, 19 Jul 2011 01:51:12 -0000 Elements - The Beauty of Chemistry An exhibition that brings together Science and Art, focusing on selected elements from the Periodic Table. It includes an Atomic Kitchen, where visitors can do experiments, and there is a series of associated lab-based workshops specially designed to cater for the younger generation. Professor David Grayson Mon, 18 Jul 2011 16:08:58 -0000 Conference on International Cooperation and Chemical Safety and Security The conference is intended to promote the goals of the Chemical Weapons Convention by highlighting, in conjunction with major international stakeholders, both the achievements of the OPCW and the challenges that lie ahead. Keith Powell Mon, 18 Jul 2011 08:54:25 -0000 International Exhibition on Papermaking Chemicals & Technologies and Applications the annual China international Pulp & Paper Chemicals Exhibition is a key event for entering china paper market. The 2011 event is the 6th in the series. Kedi Li Mon, 18 Jul 2011 07:44:42 -0000 China International Exhibition on Water-treatment Chemical The annual China international water-treatment chemicals exhibition is a key event for entering china chemical market. 2011 is the 7th event in this series and includes Water-soluble Polymer Products, Papermaking Chemicals, Industrial Surfactants, Technologies and Applications Kedi Li Mon, 18 Jul 2011 07:30:16 -0000 Mini Conference on Chemistry & Statistical Methods This event is designed to increase the interest of students of chemistry and chemical engineering to pursue a scientific career, by means of exploring the interaction of Chemistry and Statistical Methods and at the same time developing skills for presenting scientific outcomes in a real conference format. Dr Josué Cortés-zárate Sat, 16 Jul 2011 15:14:11 -0000 Science Pavilion at the National Eisteddfod of Wales 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 Celebrations at Swarnapali Balika Maha Vidyalaya, Anuradhapura 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 ATOM - the Chemistry Club of O.P.J.S. WE ARE WORKING FOR IYC 2011. Yash Agrawal Thu, 14 Jul 2011 15:46:25 -0000 Natsuyasumi Kodomo Science 2011 “Natsuyasumi Kodomo Science 2011” is a scientific seminar for elementary school students and their parent, to promote their interest in science. Dr. Taro Kinumoto Thu, 14 Jul 2011 08:13:06 -0000 Chemical Associations in China jointly kick-off International Year of Chemistry in Beijing April 9, 2011, Association of International Chemical Manufactures (AICM) jointly hosted the China International Year of Chemistry Kick-off Meeting with China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, China Chemical Society, and Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China in the Great Hall of People in Beijing, China. Mr. Matt Lu Thu, 14 Jul 2011 06:20:33 -0000 Can your hair tell you the state of your health? Hair Mineral Analysis is a screening test to measure the levels of up to 60 essential minerals and toxic metals. With correct testing and interpretation, one can construct a comprehensive metabolic profile of the human body. Laura Lucan Sat, 02 Jul 2011 18:27:52 -0000 Monitoring of Fresh Water Bodies Water monitoring of fresh water bodies by public school students from elementary, intermediate and high school students. Undergraduate students of Caribbean University are also participating in the water monitoring program. Dr. Pedro Robles Wed, 13 Jul 2011 12:03:05 -0000 United Nations Information Centre, Colombo (UNIC Colombo) A lecture on "Chemistry - Our Life, Our Future" Hiranthi Gunawardena Wed, 13 Jul 2011 07:48:42 -0000 A Soupçon of Science: Creativity at the Interface of Chemistry and Cuisine A/Prof Kent Kirshenbaum (NYU) will present a free public lecture providing an engaging exploration of the world of cooking from a molecular perspective. The audience will have opportunity to engage in the topic through samples circulated during the presentation. Gwen Lawrie Wed, 06 Jul 2011 21:46:51 -0000 Virtual Career Fair What are the growth areas in chemistry? How will innovation in chemistry create jobs? Whether you are in industry or academe or just want to know what direction the chemical industry is heading, we've got you covered! Our keynote speaker, George Whitesides along with other experts will discuss employment outlook for chemists. Tanya Fogg Tue, 12 Jul 2011 17:44:26 -0000 Small is Beautiful: Everyday Applications and Advances in Nanochemistry Advances in nanochemistry will continue to create applications that may someday impact global economics and stir debate about environmental and health concerns. Join Dr. Paul Weiss, editor of ACS Nano and Director of California NanoSystems Institute, as he takes us on a journey to discover the role of these tiny materials in Tanya Fogg Tue, 12 Jul 2011 17:31:49 -0000 The Science of Selling: Selling Science to Non‐Scientists You have a great scientific idea ‐ but you are puzzled about how to sell it. Join our speakers Carol Nacy, CEO at Sequella, and Juliane Snowden, VP at Burns McClellan, as they provide you with valuable internal and external business perspectives and tips to successfully get others to ‘buy your science’. Tanya Fogg Tue, 12 Jul 2011 17:20:59 -0000 Advances and Innovations in Wine Chemistry Advances in chemistry help grape growers know when to harvest and vintners monitor the wine as it ferments, enabling them to make subtle changes. Join our expert Dr. Susan Ebeler, from UC Davis, as she discusses advances and innovations in the chemistry of wine. Tanya Fogg Tue, 12 Jul 2011 17:12:40 -0000 Seven Highly Effective Marketing Techniques for Chemical Consultants Chemical Consulting is no easy business, but the personal and professional rewards that accompany successful and well‐received consulting are worth the effort it takes to succeed in the industry. Join Dr. Marc Halpern, founder and president of PTC Organics, as he takes us on a tour of the ins and outs of successful chemical Tanya Fogg Tue, 12 Jul 2011 17:03:20 -0000 You’ve Got Career Questions, We’ve Got Answers Could your job search use a jolt? A little Career Caffeine and some honest advice may be just what you need. Join Val Kuck (long-time career guru and ACS Board member) for a webinar dedicated to your questions about the challenges that you face in the job search process! Tanya Fogg Tue, 12 Jul 2011 16:53:24 -0000 Small Business Innovation Research Funding Opportunities - Priority Areas for 2012 Free ACS Webinar for entrepreneurs/small businesses! ? Dr. Ali Andalibi with National Cancer Institute(NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Development Center will discuss funding opportunities for small firms to apply cutting edge and high risk scientific and engineering research to pursue commercial opportunities Tanya Fogg Tue, 12 Jul 2011 16:43:54 -0000 Who's Around the Corner - Performing Technology Scouting and Market Feasibility Analysis Many businesses fail because they are late to recognize key changes in the technology and market landscape. How can you make sure your business, products, and services remain relevant to your Many businesses fail because they are late to recognize key changes in the technology and market landscape. Tanya Fogg Tue, 12 Jul 2011 15:57:05 -0000 Innovations in Chemical Synthesis 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 29th SCI Process Development Symposium 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 December 2011 issue of the Canadian Journal of Chemistry dedicated to the IYC NRC Research Press, Canada's foremost scientific publisher, has dedicated the December 2011 issue of the Canadian Journal of Chemistry to the IYC. The Canadian Journal of Chemistry publishes a wide range of chemistry articles that are of interest to scientists from over 100 countries around the world. Mike Boroczki Sun, 10 Jul 2011 11:03:04 -0000 Can Crystals Be Liquids ? ask Dr.Sandeep Kumar Interactive session for students of Grades X and above on 22nd July at BGS NPS, Bangalore Mr Ayyappan Nair Sat, 09 Jul 2011 05:58:09 -0000 Québec/Ontario Mini-Symposium on Bioorganic and Organic Chemistry The 22nd Québec/Ontario Mini-Symposium on Bioorganic and Organic Chemistry is a three day conference consisting of oral- and poster-presentations. It is the premier regional conference in its field of research and provides the possibilities for exchange between graduate students, academic and industrial researchers. Dirk Ortgies Fri, 08 Jul 2011 17:45:12 -0000 Catalytic Clothing 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 International Congress of Young Chemists "YoungChem2011" International Congress of Young Chemists "YoungChem" is a successful event, organized annually by students of Warsaw University of Technology. Members of Scientific Society "Flogiston" do their best to let YoungChem get into the first league of "general" chemical conferences in Europe. Agnieszka Lewalska Thu, 07 Jul 2011 17:56:34 -0000 Are cows more trustworthy than chemists? Dr. Joe Schwarcz, of McGill University's Office for Science and Scoiety, will give a public talk at the University of New Brunswick, aimed at dispelling some of commonly-held misconceptions people have about chemistry and chemicals. Valerie Reeves Thu, 07 Jul 2011 16:42:26 -0000 Biogas- A Triple benefit process in 21st century 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 Dow AgroSciences Industry, Brazil celebrates IYC - Launch and Event Calendar Workshops, lectures and classes devoted to preservation of the community, its enviroment and building awareness of the importance of Chemistry in our daily lives. Magali Betta Wed, 22 Jun 2011 23:35:10 -0000 Australian Academy of Science Women in Chemistry Forum Three senior women in international science will come together for a short public seminar in Parliament House to explore their lives, work and passions. Jen Nixon Wed, 06 Jul 2011 23:31:53 -0000 What's Cooking at the Shine Dome - Australian Academy of Science Open Day Feast on an exciting and engaging program for all ages as the Australian Academy of Science Open Day explores the chemistry of food. Learn about the science of wine production, the chemistry of nutritious food, the way taste works and much more in an interactive smorgasbord of scientific delights. Jen Nixon Wed, 06 Jul 2011 23:18:24 -0000 Bio/Analytical Chemistry Conferences Tuesday, July 26th: Biosensor detection in biological fluids: problems and perspectives. Wednesday, July 27th: Label-free detection in bioanalytical science using acoustic and Kelvin fields. Serban Peteu Wed, 06 Jul 2011 09:14:22 -0000 Our Children on Water 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 An Afternoon With Radioactivity To celebrate the Tercentenary of the School of Chemistry of Trinity College Dublin, and the 100th anniversary of the award of the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie, the School invites you to attend an open lecture series “An Afternoon with Radioactivity”. Dr Annaïk Genson Tue, 05 Jul 2011 15:12:49 -0000 CCS & GDCh Symposium on Frontier of Chemistry in Beijing As one of the activities of International Year of Chemistry, On June 22, 2011, International Year of Chemistry in China----CCS/GDCh Symposium on Frontier of Chemistry has been hold in Tsinghua University in Beijing. Organizer invited 9 prominent Chemists, including 3 Nobel Laureates. Prof. Can Zhang Tue, 05 Jul 2011 01:56:32 -0000 Book launch - « Marie-Curie et ses filles – Lettres » by Hélène Langevin-Joliot, Marie Curie’s grand-daughter This is a unique occasion to meet Marie Curie’s grand-daughter Hélène Langevin-Joliot. She will reflect on Marie Curie’s life... Dr Annaïk Genson Mon, 04 Jul 2011 15:36:08 -0000 1st PACN Congress on Agricultural Productivity: How the chemical sciences can help to feed the world 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 Dalton Transactions Younger Researchers Symposium 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 Chilford Hall- Vineyard tour & wine tasting 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 The Redemption of the British Breakfast! Re-evaluating the importance of the role of saturated fats and cholestrol in the diet of healthy adults 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 Innovation to Transform the Chemical Industry 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 Pavement and Surface Texture - Fact of Friction? 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 The Chemistry of Textiles 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 Challenges in Catalysis for Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemicals lll 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 Water quality measurement activity for high school students in China For celebrating International Year of Chemistry, Water quality measurement activity of high school students in China has launched a week ago. Prof. Can Zhang Fri, 01 Jul 2011 07:32:22 -0000 ISTA Senior Science Quiz 2011 The Regional Finals of the ISTA Senior Science Quiz will be held nationally on Thursday 17th November at 7.30pm and the Final which is sponsored by PharmaChemical Ireland & Royal Society of Chemistry will be held in Trinity College on Saturday 26th November with Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin as quizmaster. Ms Mary Mullaghy Thu, 30 Jun 2011 19:49:16 -0000 Magical Power of d-Block Transition Metals Public lecture by the 2010 Nobel Laureate, Prof. Ei-ichi Negishi David Tanner Thu, 30 Jun 2011 10:36:25 -0000 Norwich Lord Mayor's Street Procession 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 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 Complex Molecules in Space and can we make beer out of them? Andrew Walsh brings together his research in astrochemistry and his love of beer to try and answer the question: Can we make beer in space? Shane Hengst Tue, 28 Jun 2011 23:15:20 -0000 TalkScience@BL-- Geoengineering our climate: Fixing Earth's future? 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 Marie Curie Poster Exhibition Marie Curie is the symbol of International Year of Chemistry 2011. The Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, hold poster exhibition of Marie Curie in Japanese originally made by the French at The Curie Museum and Curie Institute in Paris. Prof. Kazuyuki Tatsumi Mon, 27 Jun 2011 07:00:24 -0000 Chem-POPS 2011 Chemistry , People and Opportunities in Sinagpore 2011 Celebrating Chemical Diversity in Singapore Dr Gary Breen Mon, 27 Jun 2011 08:27:10 -0000 "The Alchemy of Change" Invitation to participate: OPEN CALL for entries to the international competition-exhibition, "The Alchemy of Change," that will open at the New York Hall of Science on September 3, 2011. Entry DEADLINE: July 17, 2011; INTRO:; GUIDELINES: Cynthia Pannucci Fri, 24 Jun 2011 21:05:23 -0000 Conference on Environmental Science & Technologies for Sustainable Development The conference will be held during 19th-20th August 2011. Abstracts related to the above topic may be sent by 05.07.2011. The conference will be held at Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Chennai dr Nagajyothi K Thu, 23 Jun 2011 17:05:31 -0000 Cosmetic Industry Day 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 Metrology of Materials - Seminarios 2011 Metrología de Materiales Seminars coordinated and organized by Metrology of Materials, CENAM in order to disseminate technological advances in measurement in chemistry for the benefit of the community. Dr. Vicente González-juárez Wed, 22 Jun 2011 22:03:30 -0000 My Collaboration in Iranian Chemistry Congress in Bu-Ali Sina University 15th Iranian Chemistry Congress in Bu-Ali Sina University Mr Vahid Khakyzadeh Mon, 16 May 2011 22:06:51 -0000 Montgomery County Community College Green STEM Program - Chemistry Day As part of a week-long Community College program on how scientists from different disciplines view and interact with the environment, Arkema scientists will participate with chemistry experiments and demonstrations directed to excite and inspire economically disadvantaged middle school students in Pottstown, PA. John Caccese Wed, 22 Jun 2011 16:16:06 -0000 National Science Week in South Africa 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 Festival Átomo de Ouro de Vídeos de Química (Golden Atom Chemistry Videos Festival) LIGHTS, CAMERA AND.... REACTION! The FIRST FESTIVAL OF AMATEUR CHEMISTRY VIDEOS, called THE GOLDEN ATOM, is organized by the Canal Fala Quimica ( The goal is to collect videos of all participants showing experiments, demonstrations, documentaries, lectures or interviews about Chemistry. Dr Edson Minatti Wed, 22 Jun 2011 07:21:35 -0000 Inter Universities Poster Competition A poster competition among the students of PhD (Chemistry), M.Phil (Chemistry), MS (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), MS (Forensic Chemistry) and B.Sc. (Hons.) Final Year from different Universities of Pakistan will be held to cerebrate the research and innovation in Chemistry. Dr M. Akhyar Farrukh Wed, 22 Jun 2011 06:41:12 -0000 Polymeric Membranes: from its Chemistry until theirs Applications Conference about production and uses of polymeric membranes. Mile Hernandez Thu, 16 Jun 2011 14:38:59 -0000 Plastics to bionanomedicine: endless opportunities Overview of how it has developed the study and obtaining of these macromolecules to reach highly ordered structures that may be important in the field of medicine among others. Mile Hernandez Wed, 15 Jun 2011 21:34:54 -0000 Secrets of Formulation III 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 Experimental Show Fire and ice, smoke and explosions galore - come and celebrate the International Year of Chemistry with our chemists who are sure to excite and entertain you in this spectacular show that demonstrates what chemistry is all about! Ms Rosalind Boulton Tue, 21 Jun 2011 04:53:44 -0000 Open Door at the University of Cologne On Chemistry Department of the University of Cologne will open its doors for the puplic. Kids are welcome. Heike Henneken Mon, 20 Jun 2011 12:14:04 -0000 Chemistry Ambassador Program To share international chemical issues and tighten international communication with Korean Chemical Society. Proposals are for all the countries in the world. Prof. Dong-myung Shin Thu, 02 Jun 2011 08:38:52 -0000 Arkema Summer Science Teacher Education Program Major Arkema plant locations throughout North America will provide program materials, training and mentorship to selected elementary school science teachers in their local area to strengthen their knowledge of science and enhance their teaching skills. John Caccese Thu, 16 Jun 2011 18:08:26 -0000 Emerging Targets and Treatments: Opportunities and Challenges for Drug Design Annual One-Day Meeting on Medicinal Chemistry of SRC & KVCV (Medchem 2011) Ms Ly Differding Thu, 16 Jun 2011 14:47:38 -0000 Monroe City Scholars Nature of Science Summer Camp Monroe City Scholars targets rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students in the local public school system. The summer camp provides an opportunity to explore career opportunities in the science and also participate in a week long, inquiry-based activity partnered with a faculty member based around the Global Water Experiment. Laura Beal Thu, 16 Jun 2011 05:28:05 -0000 The Molecule of the Week - Molécula da Semana The project is aimed at disseminating the International Year of Chemistry in the school community, and show our students how chemistry is part of our everyday. Jose Alfredo Santos Souza Thu, 16 Jun 2011 00:01:48 -0000 Seeing Atoms and Molecules Interactive session by Prof V Lakshminarayan of the Raman Research Institute ,Bangalore at BGS National Public School,Bannerghatta Road in collaboration with ThinkQuest of Oracle Education Foundation Mr Ayyappan Nair Mon, 06 Jun 2011 08:51:42 -0000 Nueva página web SChQ / New SChQ web page New web page for the Chilean Chemical Society is available to increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry, to help as a link for chilean chemists, and encouraging the interest of young people in chemistry. Dr. Adelio Matamala Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:37:29 -0000 IYC Seminars in Lebanon In celebration of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC2011) and in coordination with the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and UNESCO, the Department of Chemistry at the American University of Beirut will organize seminars by distinguished scientists. Prof. Bilal Kaafarani Mon, 13 Jun 2011 13:32:44 -0000 Advanced School on Natural Products, Medicinal Chemistry and Organic Synthesis Integrated Solutions for Tomorrow's World The São Paulo School of Advanced Science (ESPCA) is a São Paulo State Research Foundation (FAPESP) program that offers short courses on advanced science and technology and this ESPCA was planned to celebrate the IYC 2011. Vanderlan Bolzani Sun, 12 Jun 2011 23:40:52 -0000 Series of Conferences on Chemistry Our Life Our Future Revista Pesquisa Fapesp & Brazilian Chemical Society (SBQ) The Series of Conferences - Chemistry Our Life Our Future, was conceived for discussing how the chemistry can contribute to intelligent and sustainable solutions to key global challenges, namely energy, climate changes, and energy. The major objective is to awaken the interest of the young people for scientific investigation. Vanderlan Bolzani Sun, 12 Jun 2011 23:24:55 -0000 Revista Química Revista Química online Rocco Martiniello Sun, 12 Jun 2011 15:50:36 -0000 Chemistry for everyone - Química para todos Students of ages 12-18 will be able to make some products at the chemistry lab. The products made will be sold and the money collected will be used for charity purposes. Lautaro Kremenchuzky Sun, 12 Jun 2011 14:43:13 -0000 Summer Holiday Exhibition for Children: The effects of salt in your body ! The 33rd annual summer holiday exhibition for children focuses on the human body and salt. During the exhibition period, there will be scientific demonstrations by instructors, kid’s workshops for simple experiments featuring salt, special lecture series on salt by guest lecturers and museum staff. Mr. Hiroki Takanashi Mon, 06 Jun 2011 04:25:43 -0000 Night Lab: The Science of Coffee Get schooled in the science of coffee at this Sunday's Night Lab, where Intelligentsia's Green Coffee Manager and Buyer Sarah Kluth will trace the drink's journey from tree to cup. Night Lab makes science enjoyable and accessible for the general public, bringing fun, educational science programming to adults in Chicago. Dr. Stephanie Levi Thu, 09 Jun 2011 17:02:56 -0000 Science in the News Flash IYC 2011 Special Edition A collection of articles written by graduate students at Harvard University to promote public appreciation and understanding of chemistry Johnny Kung Mon, 06 Jun 2011 15:53:15 -0000 The Chemistry in my Life Join us in demonstrations and hands-on activities for general public, showing the way that chemical basic principles are present in daily life. Lets playing like a spy, a chef, a physician or like a scientific researcher. Take part of two funny scientific sundays. Dr. Arlette Richaud Wed, 08 Jun 2011 17:12:36 -0000 International Conference on Applied Physico-Inorganic Chemistry The International Conference on Applied Physico-Inorganic Chemistry, the mighty branch of Applied Physical Chemistry, gathers biennially scientists and engineers on the bank of Black Sea in Sevastopol ( Crimea, Ukraine, 2-7.10. 2011). Website: e-mail: Koxanenko Evgeney Tue, 07 Jun 2011 21:22:11 -0000 SOCMA's 8th Annual Chemical Industry Golf Tournament One-day golf tournament to raise money for the American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program. Proceeds will help sponsor scholarships for qualified minority applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering and students seeking degrees in chemical technology. Liesa Brown Tue, 07 Jun 2011 15:22:42 -0000 LF Power Memorial Lecture 2011 - The 21st Century Solar Army Presented by Professor Harry B. Gray - Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry, and Founding Director of the Beckman Institute, California Institute of Technology. The L. F. Power Memorial Lecture is an invited lecture in honour of the memory of Les Power. Kiara Liessmann Tue, 07 Jun 2011 00:48:38 -0000 Institute of Chemistry Ceylon (National Adhering Organization for IYC 2011) Service Award 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 Chemical Encounter in Santiago, Chile - I Encuentro Químico Santiago August 26-27, 2011 will gather approximately 150 professionals in the city of SANTIAGO, CHILE to update knowledge and exchange experiences in the field of chemistry. César Pastén Thu, 02 Jun 2011 04:59:53 -0000 Science Experiment Fair 2011 Scientific attraction to children by demonstration or experience of various scientific experiments by professors of scientific departments in Colllege of Humanities and Sciences, Nihon University and guest professor, Dr. M. Kissho. chief of Science Studio Marie. Professor Takuya Hashimoto Fri, 27 May 2011 05:43:39 -0000 Chemistry in Human Life We are going to organise a seminar for our students showing how chemistry is part of human life. mr. Subodh Kumar jha Sun, 05 Jun 2011 17:03:22 -0000 Amazing Chemistry Applied Daily 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 SEEDS (Systemic Education and Extra-Mural Development and Support) Scifest Africa Outreach Project 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 The Australia-India Joint Symposium on Smart Nanomaterials Conference aims to discuss various applications in the field of nanomaterials and to further strengthen collaborations between Australia and India. Pawan Kashyap Thu, 02 Jun 2011 04:15:21 -0000 “Frontiers in Catalysis” Symposium in Honor of Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Richard F. Heck "Frontiers in Catalysis" Symposium is in honor of Dr. Richard F. Heck, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Topics of discussion include practical applications of the “Heck Reaction” to create ultra-portable electronics such as smart phones, iPhones and tablet computers, in addition to technical aspects of catalysis. Mr. Tim Shaw Wed, 25 May 2011 14:32:17 -0000 Night of Science Lectures and experiments from various natural siences from 16.30 until 6.00 in the morning. During the talks everyday phenomena are explained, impressive experiments are shown and new scientific results are presented. Sabine Monz Wed, 01 Jun 2011 08:28:14 -0000 Science Camp "Chemistry in a microwave oven" Three days of presentation and hands-on with exciting experiments in the microwave oven. Sabine Monz Wed, 01 Jun 2011 07:17:15 -0000 Science Camp "Pizza, Ice and gummy bears" (Pizza, Eis und Gummibärchen) Join the university for three days and learn more about food products like pizza, ice and gummy bears. Do your own hands-on experiments. Sabine Monz Wed, 01 Jun 2011 05:41:19 -0000 São Paulo Advanced School on Natural Products, Medicinal Chemistry and Organic Synthesis Integrated Solutions for Tomorrow’s World São Paulo School on Chemistry includes the participation of four Nobel laureates at Unicamp, in Campinas/SP. The School will take place between August 14th and 18th. Applications are open from May 16th to June 16th. Two hundred students will be admitte and one hundred will be funded (travel, hotel and meals) by the ESPCA. Mrs Adriana Lima Wed, 25 May 2011 19:40:28 -0000 BioPhysChem 2011 Conference A Joint meeting between the Royal Australian Chemical Institute and the Australian Society for Biophysics. This meeting will bring together scientists from a range of disciplines to showcase research developments while providing a collegial atmosphere for scientific exchange. Naomi Sarich Tue, 31 May 2011 22:01:00 -0000 Methods of Chemical and Ecological Education This conference is a traditional meeting of educators involved in chemical education in high school and universities not only from Belarus, but also from our neighbours Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Ukraine. This year during the conference we provide public lectures on applied and green chemistry. Vitali Khaletski Mon, 30 May 2011 16:48:25 -0000 Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for the History of Chemistry Annual meeting and academic sessions in the history of chemistry, including two special lectures, a symposium, and nine research presentations. Mr. Masao Uchida Fri, 08 Apr 2011 05:31:55 -0000 Workshop in the History of Chemistry Lectures and discussion on three topics: On the first generation of women scientists in Japan; Nobel Prize candidates before or during the period of world war II in Japan; Lavoisier and the law of conservation of mass. Mr. Masao Uchida Fri, 08 Apr 2011 04:57:48 -0000 Back To The Future Celebratory Luncheon Celebrating the centenary of the opening of the original Chemists’ Club building in 1911 Home to numerous international organizations; Meeting place for others:– And looking into the future with the wisdom of a century’s experience. Brief history of club and electrochemistry and present challenges in battery chemistry. Dr. Edward Werner Cook Mon, 30 May 2011 14:23:26 -0000 International Workshop on Crystallography and Nanomaterials and the 1st Meeting of the Pakistan Association of Crystallography Department of Chemistry, GC University Lahore, Pakistan will organize the International Workshop on Crystallography and Nanomaterials. Crystallography is an important technique used for structural determination of various kinds of molecules and nanomaterials. Dr M. Akhyar Farrukh Wed, 25 May 2011 08:50:49 -0000 1° Encuentro Nacional de Estudiantes de Química This meeting will feature different scope of careers relating to the chemical sciences and generate interest in chemistry through plenary lectures given by industrial chemists and chemical researchers, as well as debates and talks carried out by degree and post-degree students. Maximiliano Andres Zensich Sat, 14 May 2011 20:05:36 -0000 Science Discoveries: The Science Around Us Learn about the the science that surrounds us every day through hands on activities and demonstrations. Eric Klinker Fri, 20 May 2011 15:38:45 -0000 New treatments for cancer; hope or hoax? 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 Chemistry's contribution to the World Presentations were made on various topics covering biotechnology, cosmetics to modernization of the various processes that make our life more comfortable by direct or indirect contribution of Chemistry Dr Parthiban Srinivasan Mon, 09 May 2011 05:49:53 -0000 Reading for Understanding Chemistry Conducted by China Association of Science and Technology, this activity will feature chemistry popularization books on a variety of topics. Prof. Can Zhang Fri, 27 May 2011 06:40:53 -0000 Environmental Education through Teaching and Learning Chemistry On 1 October, Ha Noi National University of Education will host a workshop on "Environmental Education through Teaching and Learning Chemistry" to support chemistry teachers from all grade levels to integrate lessons on the environment and sustainable development into their curricula. Wen Zhou Fri, 27 May 2011 03:21:19 -0000 IYC Public Lecture: Hundred Year Review and Forecast A public lecture is held in Beijing on June 7, 2011 for celebrating IYC. 11 top scientists and experts from Chemistry and Chemical industry present the lectures focus on a variety of topics. Prof. Can Zhang Fri, 27 May 2011 02:47:04 -0000 21st Panhellenic Chemistry Conference The 21st Panhellenic Chemistry Conference held in Thessaloniki by the Association of Greek Chemists, in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Athanasios Papadopoulos Thu, 26 May 2011 15:36:29 -0000 Chemistry Demonstration Lectures A lively chemical demonstration lecture. Restricted to invited schools and colleges only. Dr Samantha Tang Thu, 26 May 2011 15:27:28 -0000 Forest School Educational Fundraiser Periodic Table 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 or email Steven Marsh Thu, 05 May 2011 13:02:26 -0000 100 Years of Radiochemistry The 2011 Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Nuclear and Radiochemical Sciences will celebrate IYC and the 100th anniversary of radiochemistry pioneered and created by Marie Curie Dr. Yuichiro Nagame Mon, 16 May 2011 08:27:17 -0000 Developing Future We were showing experiments to teacher and schoolchildren. We`ve made all 4 experiments, and we really proud of it!) Also we`ve made presentations on the properties of water, and showed the real ecological situation in our country. Ivan Reznikov Thu, 12 May 2011 22:15:29 -0000 "Role of Chemistry in everyday life since ancient era" One Day National Level Conference in Chemistry on "Role of Chemistry in Everyday Life Since Ancient Era" is an event to promote rational spirit in society and to increase the public appreciation and understanding of Chemistry and to encourage the interest of young people in Chemistry.This will definitely enhanced the knowledge Dr, Chetankumar Masram Mon, 23 May 2011 13:35:42 -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 Contemporary Chemistry Conferences annual symposium with international participation Silvia Popescu Mon, 23 May 2011 10:33:37 -0000 Sibo Mixes Things Up by Ginny Stone A fun story book for young children - written in rhyme - with the topic of chemistry woven into the story line. This book is the 10th in the Sibo Series, published by Lets Look publishers (Pretoria, South Africa). It is now available - visit the website for more details - Ginny Stone Mon, 23 May 2011 09:37:40 -0000 Colour Chromatography Engaging young minds to discover science in every day- identifying which black felt tiip pen gives which signature chromatogram, which paper allows teh colours to move fastest. Also, making patterns with by "un-mixing" colours the reverse of activities when painting ( younger kids). In German. Dr Susan Critchley Mon, 23 May 2011 09:20:33 -0000 On the Role of Chemistry Research in National Development 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 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 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 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 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 Saudi Chemical Society celeberates the IYC Chemistry ceremony at King Saud University that includes lectures, notes, experiments and demonstrations Noha Elnagdi Sat, 21 May 2011 17:34:08 -0000 Chemistry in All Dimensions Symposium "Chemistry in All Dimensions" Symposium, 19-22 October 2011, will gather people from all areas and from all ages. In four days, in addition to conferences, discussion sessions, workshops and poster presentations, chemistry project competitions, exhibitions and enjoyable experiment demonstrations will take place. Yigit Altay Sat, 21 May 2011 10:58:05 -0000 70th Anniversary and 40th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Sri Lanka 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 Acid Rain Effects Junior high school students will perform some experiments in order to understand the effects of acid rain over construction materials Lautaro Kremenchuzky Sat, 21 May 2011 01:06:31 -0000 Mount Allison University Celebrates Chemistry Mount Allison University and the Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry are pleased initiate a series of activities on our campus in Sackville, NB, Canada, welcoming school children and the general public. We hope to raise awareness and appreciation of chemistry in a fun and educational environment. Dr. Andrew Grant Fri, 20 May 2011 17:57:18 -0000 Meeting Ada Yonath Lecture by Ada Yonath, Nobel Prize in 2009 for her work on the ribosome. Laure Cassus Fri, 20 May 2011 09:08:31 -0000 Water Quality: How Clean is Clean? 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 “Joy and Music in Chemistry” Concert “Joy and Music in Chemistry” Concert will be held in National Centre for Performing Art, Beijing on May 24. It is one of the activities for celebrating the International Year of Chemistry in China. Prof. Can Zhang Thu, 19 May 2011 08:09:42 -0000 Chemistry Week at State university of Campinas - Semana de Química Da UNICAMP A week with lectures and courses in Unicamp, Brazil Vicente Oliveira Thu, 19 May 2011 05:48:37 -0000 Chemistry & Light The RSC in conjunction with ISTA will present "Chemistry & Light" demonstration lecture suitable for senior cycle students (TY, 5th & 6th years) and their teachers in the Edmund Burke in Trinity College this Friday 20th May. There are two sittings 11am and 2pm. Pre-booking is essential contact Dr Rachel Evans, School of Chemis Ms Mary Mullaghy Wed, 18 May 2011 00:06:52 -0000 Importance of Chemistry to Consumers and Industrial Products Develop posters to show employees and the general public how important chemistry is to making our products work. Chemistry makes possible the range of adhesives, abrasives, health products, light control films and other products we sell. Dr. Robert Davidson Tue, 17 May 2011 03:22:17 -0000 Supramolecular Chemistry to Celebrate a Supra-Collaboration Conferences by Acad. Dr. Ionel Haiduc "News in Supramolecular Chemistry" and Dr. Luminita Silaghi-Dumitrescu "Homo and Heterofunctional multidentate ligands containing As/As, As/S, As/O, As/P, S/S as donor atoms" Joaquin Barroso-flores Mon, 16 May 2011 20:02:49 -0000 Chemistry of Chocolate Chemistry of chocolate is a unique program for the adult public to open people's minds to thinking about chemistry in unexpected ways. A professor of chemistry, and R&D Specialist from a chocolate manufacturer will explain and demonstrate various chemical reactions in the chocolate-making process. Monica Metzler Mon, 16 May 2011 18:29:51 -0000 Periodic table quiz and exhibit the books on chemistry exhibit books related for chemistry and participate the quize for periodic table Ms. Nobue Koyasu Mon, 16 May 2011 05:39:37 -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 Chemistry of Whiskey Chemistry of whiskey is a unique program for the adult public to open people's minds to thinking about chemistry in unexpected ways. Held at the distillery, a professor of chemistry will address chemical reactions in the distillation process and how various flavors are achieved. Monica Metzler Mon, 16 May 2011 03:47:22 -0000 Chemistry of Beer Chemistry of beer is a unique program offered to the adult public to open people's minds to thinking about chemistry in unexpected ways. This program will address alcohol content, flavors, and "skunking" of beer. It will be offered at a local craft brewery and led by a professor of chemistry from Northwestern University. Monica Metzler Sun, 15 May 2011 19:36:16 -0000 Talk series: A perspective of biodiversity and natural products Talk series about the chemistry as a tool for sustainable use and exploitation of biodiversity, the natural products and the current topics in phytochemistry Mr. Bryann esteban Avendaño uribe Sun, 15 May 2011 13:31:59 -0000 Students Projects - Theory of atoms and molecules: introduction course Students proyects to celebrate IYC 2011. We present the videos and educational materials for dissemination on topics such as atomic models, history of chemistry and quantum chemistry. Student projects were made in class theory of atoms and molecules in Chemistry program at Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá - Colombia Andrea C. Navas Calixto Sun, 15 May 2011 00:09:21 -0000 Chemistry, our Life, our Future Seminar on "chemistry, our life, our future" will be held in the babolsar at 18 May 2011 with participitation of chemistry teachers and students. Ali Alinezhad Sat, 14 May 2011 20:57:19 -0000 Awards “Vicente Ortigosa y de los Ríos” for the Best Bachelor, Master and PhD theses in Chemical Sciences in Mexico Awards for the Best Bachelor, Master and PhD theses in Chemical Sciences in México. This year, the awards are named after the first recognized mexican chemistry scientist, Vicente Ortigosa y de los Rios, who studied in Germany during the first half of the 19th century. Dr. Eduardo Barzana Sat, 14 May 2011 18:50:20 -0000 Distinguished Women in Chemistry / Chemical Engineering The symposium is planned for August 2, 2011 at the IUPAC World Chemistry Congress in Puerto Rico, and will also inlcude the award presentation to the 23 Distinguished Women in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, and a public event, a re-enactment play of Marie Curie by professional actress, Susan Frontczak. Janet Bryant Sat, 14 May 2011 12:30:11 -0000 Modern Chemistry Workshop in this workshop we hope to have a short introductions to modern chemistry branches and methods, students that are study in 9 or 10 grade will attend this program, the workshop will celebrate in 2 weeks first week for boys and second for girls, all the students are studying in NODET schools Payam Norouzibakhsh Fri, 13 May 2011 17:40:48 -0000 Wrexham Science Festival 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 Natural Products and their Applications in Health and Agriculture 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 Chemistry and Sustainable Development Forum Our goal with this activity is to show university community, industry and general public, to chemistry as a central science that helps solve global needs. We are going to show the interactions of the chemical industry, chemical processes environmentally friendly, green chemistry and its social commitment. Grupo MEQ Thu, 12 May 2011 23:38:12 -0000 Anusandhaan- Kyun aur Kaise There will be a lecture on the topic Anusandhaan kyu aur kaise by the eminent scientist Dr Yogendra Pathak "Viyogi" on May 14th 2011...The teachers, students and research scholars would be enlightened why and hows of new research........ Dr Prem Mohan Mishra Thu, 12 May 2011 15:57:45 -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 Weather and Science Day with the Colorado Rockies Colorado Weather and Science Day will teach elements of chemistry, physics, weather and sound to thousands of students at Coors Field in Denver. Students will participate in hands-on demonstrations to learn about elements of chemistry. Steve Spangler Wed, 11 May 2011 18:56:32 -0000 Directory of Graduate Chemists in Sri Lanka 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 Genomics, Obesity and Diabetes A very hot topic in chemistry and medicine these days is that related to obesity and diabetes. In this colloquium, a number of very prestiged scientists, both national and international, will discuss this topic mainly from the point of view of genomics. Dr. Eduardo Barzana Tue, 10 May 2011 17:57:32 -0000 Fostering Innovation Are you challenged to come up with new ideas and solutions? Do you want to tap into that inner voice? Join our speaker as she shares a proven process to generate ideas and stimulate innovative thinking. Tanya Fogg Tue, 10 May 2011 17:26:58 -0000 Advanced Culinary Chemistry – Sizzles for the Summer Summer is a time for outdoor get-togethers, relaxing under the sun and the “Great American BBQ.” Every cook who pronounces their sauce the best has a family recipe or tried and true process to make that claim. But what’s really behind the best barbeque? Is it the perfect blend of secret seasonings, the marinating, the basti Tanya Fogg Tue, 10 May 2011 17:33:41 -0000 Engaging Colleagues in Dialogue Have you ever found a project to go awry only to learn that miscommunication was the cause? Good communication skills can make all the difference in your success as a leader. This webinar will help you improve your communication skills from both sides of the communication exchange – as sender and receiver. Join our speaker, Tanya Fogg Tue, 10 May 2011 17:18:30 -0000 EXPOQUIMIA – International Chemistry Trade Show EXPOQUIMIA is the leading event for the chemistry sector in southern Europe. This edition (14th - 18th November 2011) will be putting an emphasis on the scientific side of chemicals with an ambitious programme of conferences, seminars and other activities. Fira de Barcelona Tue, 10 May 2011 14:55:33 -0000 Spanish IYC commemorative video on the Contributions of Chemistry to the Wellbeing of Society Fifteen personalities from politics, research, sports, gastronomy and the movie world take part in the Spanish IYC commemorative video report presenting their view on the contributions of Chemistry to the wellbeing of society. Ms. Concepció Roca Tue, 10 May 2011 14:41:39 -0000 Website for Polymer Education A web site designed to provide information on polymer chemistry, videos on famous polymer scientists and links of educational content related to polymers. Prof Christopher Ober Tue, 10 May 2011 12:04:51 -0000 Protecting Your Idea & Safeguarding Your Business Structure For startups and entrepreneurs, Intellectual Property is often the most valuable asset. How do you safeguard your idea while shopping for investors? How to work effectively work with internal and external counsel? Join our speakers as they discuss the hot issues surrounding IP and steps you can take to protect your ideas. Jo Tanya Fogg Mon, 09 May 2011 19:23:03 -0000 Wow Your Crowd: Presenting Online with Power To succeed as a scientist, you need to present your results. You may be familiar with strategies to make interesting in-person presentations, but do you know how to give a TERRIFIC ONLINE presentation? It is harder to excite your audience with online presentations. With advances in technology, you will be expected to give on Tanya Fogg Mon, 09 May 2011 19:16:49 -0000 Can We Grow Energy? -- Role of Chemistry in the Energy Future The global demand for energy continues to soar and the interface of biology-chemistry to fossil fuel replacement may be the next breakthrough. How is chemistry preparing for this challenge? What technologies are holding promises? Will biofuels be the solution or create other problems? Speaker: Dr. Bruce Dale, Michigan State Tanya Fogg Mon, 09 May 2011 19:11:42 -0000 Materials and Health Community Engagement This year we participate in a global celebration of chemistry – the International Year of Chemistry (IYC2011)! The year concludes with the third and fourth quarter topics of Materials and Health. Be informed. Join us as our speakers discuss resources and exciting upcoming events that demonstrate the properties of materials Tanya Fogg Mon, 09 May 2011 19:04:42 -0000 Simple Chemistry Experiments Instructional videos of simple chemistry experiments Mr Jacob Cox Mon, 09 May 2011 10:49:32 -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 Role of Chemistry in Explosive Industries Explosives are nothing but one or multiple chemicals only. To know the behavior of ecplosives one should understand the chemistry of materials that are used in explosives. The people working in this industry will be educated on this subject by experts in the field. Dr Venkata srinivasa rao Narasimhadevara Sun, 08 May 2011 05:42:37 -0000 XIII Regional Meeting of the Brazilian Chemical Society - Rio de Janeiro The 13rd Regional Meeting of the Brazilian Chemical Society will be held at the Militar Institute of Engineering in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, in July 4-7, 2011. This year the event has the theme “The Challenges of Chemistry in the Gold Decade of Rio de Janeiro”. Arlene Correa Fri, 06 May 2011 18:04:38 -0000 Science Cafe - The stewardship of water Prof. Christian Hamann will talk about the stewardship of water at Cafe Harmony in West Reading, PA on Thursday May 12 at 7 PM. Dr. Lorena Tribe Fri, 06 May 2011 14:28:32 -0000 Summer School in Chemistry: IYC, our frontiers and challenges This year the 31st Summer School in Chemistry has the theme “The International Year of Chemistry, our frontiers and challenges”. The program includes short-courses (15 hours) in chemometrics, synthesis and application of nanocrystals, development of new methods for clean and renewable energy, and mass spectrometry analysis. Arlene Correa Fri, 06 May 2011 12:30:56 -0000 Photochemistry for Wellbeing of Society 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 Open Door Day in China: Chemistry Institutions and Colleges It's going to take place in May 2011 in China. Prof. Can Zhang Fri, 06 May 2011 00:04:05 -0000 Celebrating IYC at the Cincinnati Museum Center Four events at the museum covering the 4 main themes of the ACS Committee on Community Activities IYC programming: environmental (water), energy (alternatives), materials (recycling and nanomaterials), and health (nutrition, hygiene, and medicine). Gloria Story Thu, 05 May 2011 23:44:25 -0000 IDB Val d'Or Celebrates Chemistry During the "open doors" in our school, the young students are going to present spectacular chemistry experiments. Where? Institut Don Bosco avenue du Val d'Or, 90 d 1150 Brussels (BE) When? May 21 , from 9.30 a.m to 5.00 pm. Everybody is welcome! Mrs Tina Michetti Thu, 05 May 2011 18:44:16 -0000 Science in the Park Several local Scientists will demonstrate interactive and fascinating science experiments geared to amaze Elementary and Middle school age children. There will be Chemists, Biologists, Engineers, and Geologists present, ready to inspire and share their love of science. John Caccese Wed, 04 May 2011 18:01:48 -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 Colombian Plants Biodiversity The Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia will be hosting its first Symposium on Colombian Caribbean-plants biodiversity for exchanging information on the latest scientific developments in the field, perspectives and future. Sandra Cotes Tue, 03 May 2011 20:19:54 -0000 La Química y los consumidores - Chemistry and Consumers There is much chemistry in the daily life! This activity is a conference for non chemist people, but who do experience chemistry every day. Mr Juan antonio Gabaldon Tue, 03 May 2011 18:37:46 -0000 Tel Aviv Symposium in Chemical Physics honoring Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences' Recipients Tel Aviv Symposium in Chemical Physics (Molecular dynamics of chemical reactions) honoring the 2011 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences' recipients: Prof. Gregory Scholes (University of Toronto) and Prof. Martin Zanni (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Joan Shwachman-yichye Tue, 03 May 2011 11:44:35 -0000 STN User Meeting Annual update seminar for STN, a database service covering worldwide scientific and technical information. Enhancements made in the past year will be presented to promote the use of STN. Mr. Shigeo Tsuyama Mon, 02 May 2011 22:49:17 -0000 TURI Greener Materials Research Symposium at the University of Massachusetts Lowell Hear research on vegetable oil-based binders for particleboard manufacturers, cleaning surfactants made from pectin, lead-free materials used on printed circuit boards, a safer method of sterilization for the biopharm industry and more. Discuss future of applied green materials research with industry partners. Janet Clark Mon, 02 May 2011 20:10:01 -0000 Chemical Week in Paraguay This events it's going to take place during the week of May -from the 3rd to 9th-. This event organize the: Master Coordination, Department of Chemistry of FaCEN (Exact and Natural Sciences) – AEQPP (Student Asociation of Pure Chemistry of Paraguay) and CQP (College of Chemist of Paraguay) Lourdes Gisella Duarte Pereira Sun, 05 Dec 2010 15:09:36 -0000 Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S) - Conference hosted by SOCMA ChemStewards® The focus will be on the concept of sustainability and how it is defined for small and medium-sized chemical companies. Discussions will address sustainability from a practical standpoint. Government agencies will talk about impacts and new programs to assist companies in achieving more sustainable operations. Liesa Brown Thu, 28 Apr 2011 15:00:01 -0000 Chemistry Fair Experiments and activities prepared by staff of the department of Chemical and Process Engineering to be showcased in Four Local Royal Commission High schools Dr. Amir Hussain Sun, 01 May 2011 08:02:47 -0000 "Chemistry in my city" - Documentary Video Contest The video contest - Documentary "Chemistry in my city", is an activity directed at students of secondary education to Antofagasta - Chile. profesor Sergio Casas-cordero Thu, 10 Mar 2011 23:43:52 -0000 International Student Conference on Project Based Education in Chemistry and Related Fields This conference is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate (PhD. students) students. Abstracts need to be submitted by May 30th. This is a great opportunity for students to gain experience with an international audience and to publish a paper in the reviewed proceedings. The conference is held on 20th and 21 October 2011. Martin Rusek Sat, 30 Apr 2011 09:34:44 -0000 Training Seminar on Packaging for Food, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Industries 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 Youth Chemist of Thailand 2011 100 Outstanding high school students will obtain the certificate of "Youth Chemist of Thailand 2011" at the closing ceremony of the 7th Thailand Chemistry Olympiad, May 9, 2011. Supa Hannongbua Fri, 29 Apr 2011 15:22:45 -0000 International Chemical Industry Forum "Bolshaya Khimiya" (Big Chemistry 2011) The 1st international chemical industry forum BOLSHAYA KHIMIYA (Big Chemistry 2011) will be held in Ufa, Russia on May 26-28, 2011. It is devoted to perspectives of chemistry development, promotion of creative future of chemistry and increasing of public understanding of chemistry. Olga Generalova-kutuzova Fri, 29 Apr 2011 11:23:30 -0000 International Seminar on Chemistry 2011 (ISC-2011) To celebrate the International Chemistry Year 2011 (ICY 2011) and 54th anniversary of Padjadjaran University we make arrangement of a seminar with invited speakers from various international scientific institutes. Ther seminar will be held on 24-25 November 2011. Website: Safri Ishmayana Mon, 25 Apr 2011 05:40:41 -0000 University of Michgan-Flint Chemistry Club's Demo Academy The University of Michigan-Flint Chemistry Club will be hosting its first Demo Academy. This workshop is for fifth grade teachers in the GISD and limited to 15 registered participants. It will be held on May 19, 2011, 12:30-3:30. Monique Wilhelm Thu, 28 Apr 2011 15:06:40 -0000 From Nanomedicine to Chemical Ecology - a Series of Conferences, in Colombia, on topics covering the main goals of the IYC 2011 First Conference: "The importance of Chemistry in Nanomedicine Development as new care on Health", by Doctor Laura Lechuga scientist of the International Center of Nanotecnology at Barcelona, Spain. April 29, 4 pm at the National Library Luis Angel Arango of the State Bank (Banco de la Republica) Mrs. Barbara Moreno-murillo Thu, 28 Apr 2011 12:32:04 -0000 Int. Science & Engineering Fair ISEF2011 ISEF2011 -the largest and most visible science & engineering fair for high school students in the world. About 1500 students vie for $4 mililon in awards and 20% + have filed patent applications on their project. Dr. Howard Peters Wed, 27 Apr 2011 19:13:59 -0000 OPCW Conference on International Cooperation and Chemical Safety & Security The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will host an OPCW Conference on International Cooperation and Chemical Safety and Security on 12 and 13 September 2011. Ms Amber Cosentino Wed, 27 Apr 2011 12:18:00 -0000 Fun and Interactive Science Demonstrations Science demonstrations will be conducted for grade 5-7 students in a light-hearted way to present concepts such as chemical reactions, with hands on experiments to make 'slime'. The intent of these presentations is to encourage the interest of young people in science and chemistry in a fun and interactive manner. Mike Broczkowski Tue, 26 Apr 2011 15:05:34 -0000 ECS 220th Meeting and Electrochemical Energy Summit The ECS 220th Meeting and First Electrochemical Energy Summit (Boston, MA, USA, October 9-14, 2011) provide a forum for exchanging information on the latest scientific and technical developments in the fields of electrochemical and solid-state science and technology, and includes ECS’s first Electrochemical Energy Summit. Karen Ornstein Mon, 25 Apr 2011 12:37:21 -0000 Marie Curie on Stamps Exhibition I will be presenting an 80 pages philatelic exhibit (in French) at the Royale, National philatelic exhibition in Québec, Canada in May and also at Saint-Pierre et Miquelon. This 80 pages philatelic exhibit will also be available in hard copy color. If you want a copy please contact me by email at : FRPSC Richard Gratton Thu, 21 Apr 2011 14:35:02 -0000 Specialized international conferences and symposia in Slovakia A choice of conferences organized by members / member groups of Slovak chemical society on regular basis will this year reflect also the IYC 2011 and will bear its logo. The topics are that of the scientific achievements in the chemistry so the methodologies of the chemistry education in all levels. Milan Drabik Tue, 26 Apr 2011 13:07:12 -0000 Science Show - Hunting with the Elements Celebrate the International Year of Chemistry - discover what chemistry can tell us about the beginning of life on Earth! Miss Juliet Pierce Thu, 24 Mar 2011 02:23:35 -0000 Summit Conference on ChemEd DL/ChemEd Research The Summit Conference on ChemEd DL/ChemEd Research is an opportunity to learn about creating online learning materials using ChemEd DL resources and then learn how to plan, execute, and analyze a chemical education research project to test how effectively your materials improve student learning Linda Fanis Mon, 25 Apr 2011 16:40:01 -0000 Spaces of Experimentation: The Chemistry Laboratory Throughout History Exhibition at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona's Science and Technology Library showing the daily practice of chemists, their workplaces, material culture and experiments, from alchemical workshops to present day laboratories. Dr. Jesús Galech Sun, 24 Apr 2011 08:25:58 -0000 Indian National Conference on Aquatic Biotoxin 2011 Recent scientific research has focused on natural products and potential bioactive compounds that have possible health benefits beyond traditional nutritional value. Over billions of years, nature has produced these organic molecules, which have varied uses, some of which are yet to be determined. The discovery of new molecule Bragadeeswaran Subramanian Sat, 23 Apr 2011 07:20:09 -0000 Official Launch Ceremony of IYC2011 in China The launch ceremony of the international year of chemistry held in the great hall of the people, Beijing, China on April 9. Chinese Chemical Society, China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation, The Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China, Association of International Chemical Manufacturers co-organize the laun Prof. Can Zhang Fri, 22 Apr 2011 03:12:43 -0000 Green Chemicals and Greener Technology of Chemicals Devising new specifications for oil field chemicals and move towards selection of greener chemicals and introduce greener technology. Mr Kuppusamy Uthaman Thu, 21 Apr 2011 20:36:46 -0000 Why does chemistry matter? (pun intended!) Cafe Sci Boston Cafe Sci Boston is pleased to have Cheryl Lavoie from Simmons College to talk with us about teaching chemistry as it happens in our everyday lives, the fall-out from Japan's nuclear power plant, and eating bananas. Join us for the discussion. Jennifer Larese Tue, 19 Apr 2011 13:58:48 -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 Lecture Series in Bihar, India This activity is meant to increase the awareness of public towards many problems which curtail the scientific development of the state, especially water management... And also students and teachers to learn of various advancements in field of Science. Dr Prem Mohan Mishra Thu, 21 Apr 2011 04:54:28 -0000 Oil Sands Water Management A public lecture presented by Dr. Randy Mikula of Natural Resources Canada (Devon), Thursday May 12 at Grand Salon, Pavillion Lacerte, Campus Saint-Jean, 8406 91St. Edmonton Frances Sutherland Wed, 20 Apr 2011 16:13:39 -0000 Science Rendezvous Edmonton Science Rendezvous is a one day festival style celebration of science for the public. Come celebrate science with us Saturday May 7 at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton! Frances Sutherland Wed, 20 Apr 2011 15:37:39 -0000 Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Meeting (MASC-11) 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 Science fair Universidad de Santiago de Chile This project is a demonstration "in situ" of experiments development by students of Chemistry, Biochemistry, student's Teachers in Biology and Chemistry and technical's students. It will include a challenge for secondary school. Mr. Ángel Olguín g. Sun, 10 Apr 2011 17:52:35 -0000 One Molecule, One Person, Hundred Years of Chemical History A workshop group present every wednesday a molecule with her importance and her process and the influence in the daily life. Mr. Ángel Olguín g. Sun, 10 Apr 2011 17:29:56 -0000 Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival 2011 Science Centre Singapore, Science Teachers Association of Singapore (STAS), and Shell Companies in Singapore are jointly organising the 34th Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival, which aims to promote science through participation in various learning activities. This year's theme is "Chemistry is in our Life." Petrina Then Fri, 15 Apr 2011 04:41:46 -0000 JORTEC or “Jornadas da Tecnologia” - the Days of Technology JORTEC 2011 - Days of Technology, MIEQB Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias da Universidade Nova de Lisboa Miss Gabriella Caldeira Tue, 19 Apr 2011 19:45:30 -0000 Biografia de Marie Curie It´s an exhibition about the life of Marie Curie. Anieli Pianheri Tue, 19 Apr 2011 18:28:03 -0000 Essay on History of Chemistry at NIMR 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 Foro QUÍMICA y SOCIEDAD IYC activities supported by the Spanish National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO The Spanish National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO supports Foro QUIMICA y SOCIEDAD commemorative activities for IYC 2011. Foro QUÍMICA y SOCIEDAD is the organization leading the celebration in Spain. Ms. Concepció Roca Tue, 12 Apr 2011 11:37:31 -0000 Science@LGC - demonstrating how chemistry benefits everyone 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 First Meeting of Iberoamerican ex-Chemistry Olympics The 2009 Iberoamerican Chemistry Olympics will meet in Montevideo, Uruguay to strengthen the ties they made dring the Chemistry Olympiads that tok place in La Habana, Cuba, and to fullfill the IYC goals which they share. They organized the meeting themselves! Pia Cerdeiras Sun, 17 Apr 2011 22:37:47 -0000 World Record in Period Table of Chemistry I will make an attempt to create a world record by writing all the 118 symbols of the periodic table of chemistry in the fastest possible time. Ms Meenakshi Agrawal Sun, 17 Apr 2011 07:37:59 -0000 Celebrating the chemistry of industrial hygiene monitoring instrumentation: A reception to honor Dr. Jack Driscoll Reception in honor of Dr. Jack Driscoll, NESACS Member and father of photoionization recognizing him as major contributor to the field of Industrial Hygiene (IH) utilizing his innovative skills as a chemist. Jennifer Maclachlan Fri, 15 Apr 2011 15:24:57 -0000 Didactical aspects of Chemistry Several aspects, concerning the teaching and learning of Chemistry at different educative levels, will be discussed. Topics: cooperative learning, learning outcomes and competencies, and use of video. Prof. Gabriel Pinto Fri, 15 Apr 2011 11:12:57 -0000 Lecture: "Waste as a Future Feedstock using Green Chemistry" Professor James Clark, Director of the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence in the University of York UK, will show how we can solve the twin problems of diminishing natural resources and increasing amounts of waste products to make a new generation of greener chemical products David G Evans Fri, 15 Apr 2011 03:19:41 -0000 From Golf Balls to Solar Energy: How the Chemical Industry is Impacting Everyday Life From solar energy to hydrogen fuels to e-ink, chemistry impacts our everyday lives. In recognition of the International Year of Chemistry, this panel will highlight the benefit of chemistry in shaping our economy and environment. Jenessa Fernandes Thu, 14 Apr 2011 19:16:11 -0000 Workshop: Catalysing innovation: (bio)chemistry and patents The workshop on 16 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 Thu, 14 Apr 2011 08:36:58 -0000 Workshop: Science and patents: linking university research and intellectual property and knowledge transfer The workshop on 15. 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 Thu, 14 Apr 2011 08:29:29 -0000 Workshop: Chemistry and patents - a successful liaison for innovation The workshop on 19 Mai 2011 will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry. Natasa Doslik Thu, 14 Apr 2011 08:13:54 -0000 Popularization of petrochemistry in Russia CJSC "SIBUR Holding" is planning widespread promo-actions and PR-campaigns, aimed at attractivation of petrochemistry.The second big project devoted to IYC 2011 is the International competition of innovative ideas in the sphere of production and application of petrochemical products. Yuliya Datsyuk Thu, 14 Apr 2011 07:51:09 -0000 Balancing Chemical Equations and Stoichiometry Education Master teacher and award winning presenter Bette Bridges and Harvey Gendreau team up to present innovating ways to apprach the teaching of balancing chemical reactions and stoichiometry. May 7 in Barnstable, MA. Ms. Bobbi Lamont Tue, 12 Apr 2011 23:13:40 -0000 Chemistry in Today's World NEACT celebrates the International Year of Chemistry. Aug 1-4 at St. Joseph’s College in Standish Maine. This 4 day conference will explore chemistry’s solutions to many of the world’s problems including energy, clean water, and medicine. Ms. Bobbi Lamont Tue, 12 Apr 2011 23:03:26 -0000 1st to 4th graders let loose on baking powder HARKE Group equips Mülheim elementary schools with box sets to conduct simple but enchanting chemicals experiments. Simone Drott Mon, 04 Apr 2011 08:41:12 -0000 Chemistry Seminars for Advanced Level Students 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 Conducting Public Lectures on Chemistry 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 for Sustainable Utilization of Material Resources of Sri Lanka 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 International Symposium on Advanced Complex Inorganic Nanomaterials From a deep understanding of the synthesis of complex nanostructured materials to physical and chemical process applications Prof. Dr. Yann Garcia Sat, 09 Apr 2011 15:12:17 -0000 Inauguration of International Year of Chemistry in Sri Lanka 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 Cultural Celebration "Avurudu Asiriya" in Battaramulla, Sri Lanka 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 Inaguration of the joint activities of PEDECIBA-Química, Facultad de Química and ANEP Oficial act to celebrate the begining of the joint activities of PEDECIBA-Química, Facultad de Química and ANEP in the IYC. A sciende fair with students from all the country will follow. Gianella Facchin Fri, 08 Apr 2011 21:16:40 -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 2011 Resources Recycling Industry Exhibition (CIRR) CIRR (China International Resources Recycling Industry Exhibition) is focused on resources recycling industry as being plastic/rubber scrap related industry, metal scraps and electronic scraps etc,. Rita Lv Fri, 08 Apr 2011 03:07:07 -0000 Bioconnect 2011 First International Biochemistry and Biotechnology conference, activating and integrating science and business activities in the Wielkopolska region and beyond. details at and Dr Marcin Chlystun Thu, 07 Apr 2011 10:13:18 -0000 NATA Young Scientists of the Year Award 2011 An annual natiional science competition for Primary School students to encourage young scientists and promote learning of science among schoolchildren. Philip Keeffe Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:28:56 -0000 Summer Science Academy at Tbilisi State University Tbilisi State University (Tbilisi, Georgia) holds an annual Summer Science Academy for students from grades 7 through 12. The goal of the Summer Science Academy is to introduce and enlighten students in the interdisciplinary world of the natural science, showing them the fundamental and applied aspects of science. Dr.rer.nat Khatuna Kakhiani Wed, 06 Apr 2011 14:39:07 -0000 National Chemical Constellation Cheminar Chemical constellation cheminar, is an effort to make new constellation consisting of senior scientists, young researchers, post graduate students, academicians which will lead us to strengthen and popularize the chemistry. Dr Harsh Manchanda Wed, 06 Apr 2011 05:38:46 -0000 National Science Week (NSW) in Cape Town 29Jul to 6Aug 2011 The NSW is an anual event organised by the Dept Science & Technolgy in South Africa. The event creates awareness of science & technolgy for learners, teachers, educators, business people, scientists and researchers. Dr Chabad De Jaeger Tue, 05 Apr 2011 23:21:15 -0000 Advanced Culinary Chemistry – Sizzles for the Summer Summer is a time for outdoor get-togethers and the “Great American BBQ.” Cooks have family recipes or tried and true processes to pronounce their sauce the best!. But is it the perfect blend of secret seasonings, the marinating, the basting, the wood chips, or is it the chemistry? Get ready to unveil the chemistry behind on Tanya Fogg Tue, 05 Apr 2011 16:17:03 -0000 Protecting Your Idea & Safeguarding Your Business Structure Considering a start up? Wondering how to most effectively work with internal and external counsel? Join our speakers as they discuss the hot issues surrounding patents. Get a brief update on why you keep hearing about patent reform in Congress, and what it means for you, understand the global perspective on patenting, and re Tanya Fogg Tue, 05 Apr 2011 16:10:01 -0000 Can We Grow Energy? - Role of Chemistry in the Energy Future The global demand for energy continues to soar and the interface of biology-chemistry to fossil fuel replacement may be the next breakthrough. What chemical technologies are holding promise for this challenge? Will biofuels be the solution or create other problems? Dr. Bruce Dale discusses the challenges, innovations, and que Tanya Fogg Tue, 05 Apr 2011 16:05:16 -0000 The Chemistry of Cheese and Why We Love It Humans, like many cartoon mice, love cheese. A trip to your local grocers will reveal various types and numerous brands to taste, smell, and enjoy. But what is the chemistry behind this delectable food? Michael Tunick, with the USDA, discusses the art and science of cheese making in a discussion that will stimulate your tas Tanya Fogg Tue, 05 Apr 2011 15:57:56 -0000 Turning on the Light Bulb – Idea Generation and Idea Evaluation Have you ever wondered why some people and organizations appear to consistently come up with “good ideas?” It isn’t just luck. Join us to learn some simple techniques you can use to increase the generation and evaluation of actionable ideas! Tanya Fogg Tue, 05 Apr 2011 15:51:50 -0000 Ten Commandments for being a Successful Scientist Some believe the successful were simply “lucky,” but what is luck? Luck, some define, is when preparation meets opportunity. And many weary scientists have wondered how to find that opportunity. Look no further – join ACS Webinars™ and our speaker, Professor Darren Griffin, of the University of Kent, UK, as he reveals ten e Tanya Fogg Tue, 05 Apr 2011 15:47:16 -0000 Creative Problem Solving in Chemical Research Chemists are expected to solve problems that involve obtaining new research ideas, improving processes and production in industry, or dealing with problems that arise during research. Too often, we apply a random process or follow the same way - and receive poor results. Dr. Bill Mattson, will engage you in an interactive pre Tanya Fogg Tue, 05 Apr 2011 15:36:49 -0000 Harnessing Nature's Chemical Diversity for Drug Discovery More than one third of the top-selling drugs in the world are natural products or their derivatives. Dr Rohan Davis, Group Leader of the Natural Products Chemistry team at the Eskitis Institute, Griffith University will present a brief history on natural product drug discovery & detail current research. Ruth Meaney Tue, 05 Apr 2011 13:33:34 -0000 Spring Arbor University Summer Science Camp Spring Arbor University (MI, USA) holds a week long, annual summer science camp. This year, the theme of our camp will be Celebrating the Intenational Year of Chemistry. Each day's activities will focus on the topics of the IYC: Environment, Energy, Materials, and Health, with a last day IYC celebration. Thomas Kuntzleman Tue, 05 Apr 2011 12:52:38 -0000 NMR Interactive Class High school students from Argentina will attend some interactive classes about H-NMR and organic chemistry. The teacher will be in an University at Israel. After the third class, there will be an exam of the course. Lautaro Kremenchuzky Tue, 05 Apr 2011 01:56:12 -0000 Science Reporter celebrates the wonders of Chemistry with a special issue Science Reporter, the largest selling popular science magazine in India, celebrates Chemistry with a special April 2011 issue Mr Hasan Jawaid Khan Fri, 01 Apr 2011 11:09:49 -0000 VI Latinoamerican Congress on Biology, Physics and Chemistry of Environment The Latinoamerican Network of Biology, Physics and Chemistry of Environment and the School of Pharmaceutical, Biochemical and Biotechnological Sciences are organizing this Latinoamerican Congress to explore and discuss the research work on environmental sciences made on this part of the world Prof. Jose Villanueva Tue, 05 Apr 2011 01:05:59 -0000 From the "Classical" to a "New Age" in Medicinal Chemistry This event is organized by the Spanish Society of Medicinal Chemistry (SEQT) and it is intended to bring medicinal chemists and related scientists together in order to share exciting new results and first-time disclosures in various areas of drug discovery and development. María L. López-Rodríguez Mon, 04 Apr 2011 20:14:22 -0000 Chemistry 1541 - 1911 exhibit The "Chemistry, 1540 – 1911" exhibit features first editions and rare works by Marie Curie, Georg Agricola, Robert Fludd, Geber, Robert Boyle, Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, Amadeo Avogadro, Dmitrii Mendeleev, and others. Download a brochure, visit the Collections, and follow the blog ( Kerry Magruder Mon, 04 Apr 2011 14:44:46 -0000 Photo Gallery Women in Science -- Galería Fotográfica "Es mujer, es científica, es Julieta Fierro Gossman" en el Año Internacional de Mujer Científica Recognize the career of a woman scientist like the Master Julieta Fierro Gossman from the look of CECYTEO Site 5 "Etla" -- Reconocer la trayectoria de Una Mujer Científica como lo es el de la Maestra Julieta Fierro Gossman desde la Mirada del CECYTEO Plantel 5 "Etla" Isabel Guendulain López Mon, 04 Apr 2011 12:57:38 -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 IYC Launch in Uruguay La Facultad de Química y el PEDECIBA-Química realizaron el lanzamiento del Año Internacional de la Química en el anexo del Palacio Legislativo. El evento cerró con la presencia de escolares que participaron de actividades químicas de Química D+. Pia Cerdeiras Sun, 03 Apr 2011 19:39:32 -0000 Home-made Experiments Contest The contest consists of making a home-made experiment, which must be recorded and uploaded. Previously, they must set a hypothesis and afterwards, there must be a conclusion. Lautaro Kremenchuzky Sun, 03 Apr 2011 15:01:25 -0000 Experiencia H2.0 Alumnos de diferentes escuelas secundarias realizarán una purificación y controles de calidad del agua de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Los procesos serán filmados y subidos a los campus virtuales para esta experiencia colaborativa. Lautaro Kremenchuzky Sun, 03 Apr 2011 15:19:57 -0000 The Latin American Pesticide Residue Workshop The Latin American Pesticide Residue Workshop (LAPRW) is a biannual open forum for discussion on current concepts and future developments in the field of pesticide residues in food and the environment Horacio Heinzen Thu, 31 Mar 2011 13:44:01 -0000 Role of Chemistry in industrial development in Kenya Seminars/ Workshops on 30 April 2011 and 28 August 2011 Dr Leonard Gitu Sat, 02 Apr 2011 10:37:59 -0000 Chemistry of Wine The talk will include an overview of wine and wine making and more detailed descriptions of the chemical composition of grapes and wine, laboratory methods for analysis of grapes and wines, sensory and organoleptic methods used for wine, the role of tannin and other phenolic compounds in wine, and some potential health aspects Elmer Ledesma Fri, 01 Apr 2011 21:05:32 -0000 What's in a Name? Histories of Units and Constants A half-day symposium on the histories of named units and constants at the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Anaheim, CA, March 29, 2011, 8:30-11:50 am at Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel, Redondo Room Carmen Giunta Fri, 01 Apr 2011 15:01:38 -0000 Chemistry : a Science to Rediscover ... at the University of Sherbrooke 23rd Annual Undergraduate Chemistry Colloquium of the University of Sherbrooke is organized by students for students. Valerie Amzallag Thu, 31 Mar 2011 20:46:58 -0000 Worlds Largest Chemistry Lesson Join the Grout Museum District as we attempt the Guinness World RecordsTM Largest Chemistry Lesson. This is one for the record books. Jason Dornbush Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:36:50 -0000 On the relevance of chemistry & college open house event During the open house day at the K.H.Kempen University College on May 8th, we have a central information stand about the relevance of chemistry for everyone's life. Katrien Verheyen Thu, 31 Mar 2011 12:36:01 -0000 IYC local events in Finland Events aimed at the wider public will be organised across Finland to showcase local chemistry expertise and knowhow. Ms. Helena Visti Thu, 31 Mar 2011 11:10:06 -0000 The European Sustainable Chemicals Management Conference 2011 - Finding the Regulatory Balance 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 Translating Food Chemistry to Health Benefits Euro Food Chem XVI -- 6-8 July 2011, Gdańsk, Poland -- will try to demonstrate how food chemistry combined with modern biotech methods can improve our understanding of food in relation to health. There are also planned special lectures – tribute to Year of Chemistry. Kamila Klimaszewska Thu, 31 Mar 2011 07:13:44 -0000 5th ChemComm International Symposium The 5th ChemComm International Symposium - Jemma Pyle Wed, 30 Mar 2011 09:30:45 -0000 Lithuanian Chemists Celebrate IYC 2011 The 10th International Conference of Lithuanian Chemists dedicated to the International Year of Chemistry 2011 will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 14-15 October 2011. Aivaras Kareiva Wed, 30 Mar 2011 08:03:11 -0000 Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry - the 3rd LatinAmerican Symposium The main goal of this symposium is to gather the LatinAmerican community which involved in scientific activities in the areas of Coordination and Organometallic Chemistry. The Third LatinAmerican Symposium will be held on July 26-29-2011 in the city of La serena, Chile. Luca Fadini Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:56:30 -0000 Chemistry in the Crosshairs: Better Living through Chemistry A public lecture by Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Director of the Office of Science and Society, McGill University Bonnie Lasby Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:22:52 -0000 Workshop: Chemistry and Intellectual Property - a liaison for successful innovation The workshop on 03.05.2011 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 Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:08:18 -0000 Workshop: Chemistry and patents - success for innovation The workshop on 29.04.2011 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 Tue, 29 Mar 2011 12:55:02 -0000 Lenses, Outer Space, and Ecology We will be discussing the role chemistry has in eyeglass lenses, outer space exploration and ecology. As well as chemistry's importance in our gathering of knowledge on earth to the stars. Mr Jacob Cox Tue, 29 Mar 2011 10:25:16 -0000 Environment Day Talks '11 On the 7th of June 2011 the "ENVIRONMENT DAY Talks '11" will take place at the Vienna International Centre. The Symposium "ENVIRONMENT DAY Talks" is a cooperative event between "die umweltberatung" and the United Nations Office in Vienna (UNOV). Magdalena Recheis Thu, 24 Mar 2011 14:41:28 -0000 Catalan Society of Chemistry new blog for IYC The Catalan Society of Chemistry, with the support of the Science and Technology Section of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans, wants to share with the scientific community the web site Romà Tauler Mon, 28 Mar 2011 09:40:30 -0000 The Aqueous disolutions and the Development of Life This workshop is directed to high school teachers. Our goals are: Recognizing the diversity of contextual relationships of water, deal with the chemical and physical properties of aqueous solutions and raise awareness about the impact of the activities of people on water quality and our social responsibility in that. Grupo MEQ Mon, 28 Mar 2011 03:21:52 -0000 The Nanoscience of Bone: Where does Chemistry fit in? “The Nanoscience of Bone: Where does Chemistry fit in?” The RACI Qld O'Donnell School Lecture Series is open to students in Grade 11 and 12 studying chemistry / science, and students in Junior Secondary interested in studying chemistry / science to Grade 12 are also eligible to attend. Ruth Meaney Mon, 28 Mar 2011 02:08:07 -0000 Crystal Growing Competition The RACI Qld Crystal Growing Competition is an opportunity for students to take part in a scientific competition. The process is simple, and designed to encourage students to develop an interest in Chemistry from a young age. Ruth Meaney Mon, 28 Mar 2011 02:02:33 -0000 Ozel Ege Lisesi 9th Science Research Project Competition and 10th Science Festival 9th Science Research Project Competition will take place on 27 April 2011 and 10th Science Festival will be realized on 29 April 2011 at Ozel Ege Lisesi, Izmir. Ayse Turker Sun, 20 Mar 2011 20:58:58 -0000 Lake-Sumter Community College Celebrates IYC 2011 On April 5th, 2011, Lake-Sumter Community College South Lake Branch Chem. Depart. presents a celebration of IYC for its students, faculty, and staff. Participants will enjoy eight worlds of chemistry through hands on experiments, demonstrations, and food. All worlds show the importance of chemistry in everyday life. Dr. Katie Roles Sun, 27 Mar 2011 01:05:55 -0000 Chemistry Made Simple for Public Appreciation and Attraction The way forward is a collaboration of research projects crafted by ingenious concepts with predefined targets and unifying themes in Chemistry. All of the activities to commemorate, International Year of Chemistry 2011, shall be simple to foster public appreciation in Papua New Guinea. Mr. Sam Kauba Sat, 26 Mar 2011 12:11:20 -0000 Taste of Chemistry Taste of Chemistry - This exhibition at an Art Festival uses food and molecular gastronomy and molecular cuisine techiniques to make science not just palatable but tasty! Exhibits and Demos will focus on novel foods and how knowledge of the food molecules can help create them. Subha Das Wed, 23 Mar 2011 15:33:46 -0000 Chemistry and the Environment The International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment (ICCE 2011) is the 13th biannual conference organized by the Division of Chemistry and the Environment (DCE) of the European Association of Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS). It will be held from 11 to 15 September 2011 at ETH in Zurich, Switzerland. Walter Giger Wed, 23 Mar 2011 17:19:20 -0000 IYC 2011 Celebration with IPS International Publishing Service Sp. z.o.o. joins the IYC 2011 celebration by promoting chemical literature, publications and online information and by supporting academic environment in Poland. Linda Majerowicz Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:42:24 -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 Systems Chemistry COST is celebrating the International Year of Chemistry with its third edition of the COST-ESF High-level Research Conference series on Systems Chemistry that will take place in October 2011 in Crete/Greece. Antje Teegler Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:34:06 -0000 Quantitative Nanostructure-Toxicity Relationships (QNTR) The aim of this exploratory workshop is to bring together leaders in the emerging field of computational nanotoxicology to form an international Community of Practice for accelerated development of the science of QNTR. Antje Teegler Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:17:24 -0000 Special issue on Bioinorganic Chemistry The Indian Journal of Chemsitry, Sec A celebrates chemistry in the International Year of Chemistry with a special issue on Bioinorganic Chemistry Ms Geeta Mahadevan Thu, 24 Mar 2011 09:54:39 -0000 Biofilms: Friend or Foe? Researchers & industry representatives from disciplines such as biochemistry, engineering, microbiology, physics, computer science and surface science will meet in order to integrate their contribution and to increase the understanding of biofilm development as well as to explore potential beneficial applications of biofilms. Antje Teegler Thu, 24 Mar 2011 10:54:26 -0000 Chemistry Festival in Umunze Science quiz, debates, talks, shows, chemistry displays etc Vera Chidimma Ike Tue, 22 Mar 2011 09:25:59 -0000 Freaky Science Celebrate the International Year of Chemistry at the Otago Museum! Miss Juliet Pierce Wed, 23 Mar 2011 20:52:09 -0000 Chemists: IYC is your year to celebrate at the Spring (US) National Meeting using social media Bring your spirit and your moves to the Spring National Meeting in Anaheim. Wear your lab coat and goggles, dress up as an element or famous chemist. Jennifer Maclachlan Wed, 23 Mar 2011 19:00:36 -0000 In French ... "La chimie : notre vie, notre avenir! " From March 24 to 26, come visit us and experience fun chemistry at the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Regional Final in Chicoutimi. Un kiosque d'information et de démonstration dans le cadre de l'Expo-Sciences Régionale du Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean à Saguenay du 24 au 26 mars 2011. Dr Denis Bussieres Wed, 23 Mar 2011 18:07:19 -0000 Chemistry at work for The Food and Environment Research Agency 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 The Japan Petroleum Institute Junior Society Poster Session The 16Th JPIJS poster session aims at spreading the knowledge on fundamentals and applications of petroleum chemistry, and at promoting discussion among young research scientists and industrial chemists. Koji  Nishi Wed, 23 Mar 2011 15:09:49 -0000 Scope Academy 2011 Scope Academy invites fans of chemistry and all the physical and mathematical sciences to explore today's exciting frontiers in our disciplines. FREE keynote address by Dr. Barbara Imperiali, professor of chemistry and biology at MIT and member of the National Academy of Sciences. Mr. Steven Townsend Wed, 23 Mar 2011 15:09:34 -0000 International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry - Summer symposium The International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry - Summer symposium 2011 will be held during August 9-11, 2011, in Bogota, Colombia, at the campus of the Universidad de los Andes. The conference is being sponsored by the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). Andrea C. Navas Calixto Tue, 22 Mar 2011 14:28:18 -0000 Book Promotion Fair in Japan To promote a chemistry book fair at bookstores through Japan featuring the year of chemistry for the purpose of familiarizing the chemistry-year activities and arousing the interest of general public in chemistry, through the publication. Mr Hidenori Sakurai Wed, 23 Mar 2011 02:09:22 -0000 "The sound of chemistry" at high school chemistry Alahaliia Umm al-Fahm, Israel IYC activities at high school chemistry Alahaliia Umm al-Fahm, Israel, was led by Issam Agbaria, a chemistry teacher. Rachel Mamlok=naaman Wed, 23 Mar 2011 13:52:40 -0000 Fiber Science and Technology - Memorial Symposium The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan has the memorial symposium on the International Chemistry Year jointly with the annual conference on June 8, 2011. We invite three speakers from Asia and Europe for understanding of fiber chemistry. Prof. Kunio Kimura Wed, 23 Mar 2011 02:44:33 -0000 Molecular Pharmacology & Drug Design This is a blog for students and teachers of chemistry, biochemistry,Computer Aided Drug Design, Molecular Modeling, Medicinal Chemistry, and proteomics. Sushilee Ranganathan Tue, 22 Mar 2011 21:19:31 -0000 Ekotoxikologicke centrum Bratislava The main focus is consulting, training, laboratory and research work. Martin Murin Tue, 22 Mar 2011 08:17:16 -0000 Semana de la química/ Chemistry's week at UAM Iztapalapa The chemistry's week at UAM Iztapalapa will include conferences on research topics relevant to the region and especially on research realized in UAM Iztapalapa. Armin Hernandez-gordillo Thu, 17 Mar 2011 21:19:44 -0000 Water in our World Science Cafe We will host a Science Cafe at the Sea Center Texas in Lake Jackson to kick-off the local section celebration of the IYC. We will informational posters on water as a resource and the chemistry of water treatment in the local community. Eric Klinker Mon, 21 Mar 2011 14:34:19 -0000 IYC & the Glasgow Insight into Science and Technology Publicize The International Year of Chemistry through a short science communication article published on the GIST's website (, and other forums. Craig Mcinnes Mon, 21 Mar 2011 09:43:11 -0000 The Global Water Experiment launching to celebrate the World Water Day 2011 in Paraguay On World Word Day, March 22nd, hundreds pupils in Paraguay, will participate for the launch of the IYC Global Water Experiment. This IYC activity entitled Water: A Chemical Solution, aims to entice pupils from schools around the world to discover, through simple hands-on experience, some aspects of water quality. Dr. Norma Caballero Sun, 20 Mar 2011 23:56:30 -0000 Try to be a one day student of the Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice One day event where secondary school students (US high school) going to have possibility to be the University student. Patrik Čermák Wed, 09 Feb 2011 15:59:25 -0000 Chemistry Day in Al Dhafra Visit to local schools to Increase the student’s appreciation and understanding of chemistry and its role in everyday of our life. Dr. Mahmoud Mohsin Sun, 20 Mar 2011 10:05:33 -0000 Safety lunch Community Service and Safety Committees in the Department of Chemistry/ UAE University invite you to celebrate IYC2011. On Wednesday 30th March, 2011, Dr Jody Haddow will give a presentation on “Child Car Seat Safety”. Dr. Mahmoud Mohsin Sun, 20 Mar 2011 07:53:10 -0000 Chemistry - The key to Nigeria’s prosperity Round-table discussion on the following topics: Petroleum industry and local content, Fertilizer industry and agriculture, Solid mineral processing, Natural products utilization Yilkur nandul Lohdip Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:56:39 -0000 Ten Experiments and questions out of the field of chemistry Visitors of the "Maimarkt" in Stuttgart-Wangen will have the opportunity to do ten experiments and find answers to questions. concerning chemical issues. Frank P. Dietrich Sat, 19 Mar 2011 01:02:30 -0000 'Our Scientists' A Series of Knowledge Sharing This group is organizing a series of programs to promote scientific and technological activities and to improve the applications of the subject. As inaugural program, we are organizing A knowledge sharing lecture series “Our Scientist”. Dr. Monika Jain Fri, 18 Mar 2011 17:23:23 -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 Chemical Analysis Competition In May, Year 12 IB Chemistry students from English Schools Foundation (Hong Kong) secondary schools will compete in a Chemical Analysis Competition. This event is modeled on the competition that the RACI has organised for many years. Mr Gary Horner Fri, 18 Mar 2011 06:13:17 -0000 Cheers! The Chemistry of Wine The French say, “The truth is in the wine.” It is also said that a meal without wine is like a day without sunshine. Recent studies suggest that moderate wine consumption is beneficial to health. Tanya Fogg Thu, 17 Mar 2011 20:00:05 -0000 Is Being an Entrepreneur/Innovator Your Cup of Tea? How many revolutionary innovations began with that simple thought, “I wonder if…”. Have you had an idea, but weren’t sure if it would fly? It takes science, business, and stamina to take on the high-risk but high-reward challenge of being an entreprenuer. Tanya Fogg Thu, 17 Mar 2011 19:52:37 -0000 Me Too Drugs: R&D Innovations or Imitations? A “me too” drug is similar in chemical structure or has the same mechanism of action as the protype. According to the 2004 FDA report, only about one-third of the drug license application approvals over the preceding eight years were considered as ‘new’. Tanya Fogg Thu, 17 Mar 2011 19:32:40 -0000 Optimizing Workplace Across Five Generations of Scientists - Challenges and Rewards To visualize molecules, do you use a ball-and-stick-kit or modeling software? In today's workforce, most of us work with colleagues that span at least three generations and each has different assumptions about how the world works. The likelihood that we'll misunderstand a co-worker’s behavior is high. Tanya Fogg Thu, 17 Mar 2011 19:20:18 -0000 Successfully Working with Recruiters - Do's and Don'ts Looking for a job is a full‐time job in itself. In addition to searching online and exhausting your professional network, recruiters can be your valuable partners in finding that next job. Tanya Fogg Thu, 17 Mar 2011 19:06:25 -0000 Wine Oxidation - a public talk Chemistry seminar on Wine oxidation at UBC OKanagan (March 25th, Room UNC 200) by Dr A.L Waterhouse, California, USA. Dr Cédric Saucier Tue, 15 Mar 2011 19:11:44 -0000 Celebration in Dibrugarh, India Our activities would include popular talks, science quiz competition, essay writing competition, poster presentation and laboratory visit for school children. Rahul Kar Thu, 17 Mar 2011 06:49:32 -0000 II. National Conference on Chemical Education This four day conference will take place betwenn 5-8 July 2011 in Ataturk University, Erzurum-TURKEY. Mustafa Sozbilir Wed, 09 Mar 2011 08:44:27 -0000 Water and Humanity During the international celebration of "Water day" we will carry out a play where Mr. Water - a character that has already visited our school last year to celebrate this day - will have some interesting talks with humans reflecting about the importance of water and its uses.... Lic. Patricia Carabelli Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:17:32 -0000 UNESCO Contest of Writings Works and Drawings of the World Science Day for Peace and Development Target to high school students, the competition has two categories: Drawings and Writings Works. This initiative is promoted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with institutions in the areas of education and science. Fernanda Velloso Wed, 16 Mar 2011 19:50:31 -0000 Biological Chemistry workshop: Protein Folding, Misfolding and Design The main objectives of this workshop are: to generate a forum for a multidisciplinary discussion on protein folding, misfolding and design; to use this forum to introduce graduate students and young researchers to these research topics; to promote the interactions between senior and young researchers. Dr. Eduardo Barzana Wed, 16 Mar 2011 19:35:57 -0000 Spanish Commemorative Coin for the International Year of Chemistry In response to a request from the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry, member of Foro QUÍMICA y SOCIEDAD, the “Real Casa de la Moneda” minted a new collector coin whose legends and motifs are dedicated to the International Year of Chemistry and the centennial of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie. Ms. Concepció Roca Wed, 16 Mar 2011 18:01:05 -0000 Scientific Update - Conference & Training Providers for Industrial Organic Chemists 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 Science Hideout Chemistry Website is dedicated to chemical education. It is a family friendly, safe environment to learn about chemistry and watch videos on experiments. Dean Jarois Wed, 16 Mar 2011 00:56:36 -0000 Fantastic Forests 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 We love Chemistry! We want to show everybody that "chemistry" is a joy. We will make everybody in our school and district aware of the strength that chemistry has by presenting enjoyable experiments and workshops. We'll create a school board with the documents we've prepared. Besides, we'll share every activities on our school web site. Aylin Kirişçi Tue, 15 Mar 2011 15:55:49 -0000 Workshop: Chemistry and Intellectual Property - catalysing innovation The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry. Natasa Doslik Tue, 15 Mar 2011 09:46:40 -0000 Second Summer School on “Medicinal Chemistry in Drug Discovery: The Pharma Perspective” This event is organized by the Spanish Society of Medicinal Chemistry (SEQT) and Janssen with the aim of approaching the pharma industry to young researchers, both graduate students and post-doctoral associates working in the chemistry and health sciences related fields. Silvia Ortega-gutiérrez Tue, 15 Mar 2011 08:24:19 -0000 7th Annual Plastic Magic Show 9 April 2011, 11 AM - 4 PM, at the North Light Community Center in Philadelphia, PA. Explore plastics in an entirely new way! Learn about the uses of plastics... Hear about how plastics work with our environment... Make interesting plastics... Investigate plastic behavior! Thomas Twardowski Mon, 14 Mar 2011 21:07:29 -0000 From the Big Bang to the IYC: Exposition on the Road Within the celebrations of the International year of Chemistry, 2011, the School of Chemistry at UNAM and the CARSO Group have joined efforts to bring chemistry to society and have organized an itinerant exposition if four commercial plazas of CARSO Group. Dr. Eduardo Barzana Mon, 14 Mar 2011 17:50:10 -0000 Chemistry Demonstrations-Edmonton Area, southern Alberta and Central/Northern Alberta 1 h to 3 h chemistry demonstrations to students in K - 12 highlighting importance of chemistry to their daily lives. Dr. Lucio Gelmini Mon, 14 Mar 2011 17:07:00 -0000 Essay writing competition 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 4th Environmental conference of Macedonia The Environmental conference of Macedonia is held every 3 years in Macedonia and aims to provide a forum for scientists, engineers and educators involved in all aspects of the environment. Athanasios Papadopoulos Mon, 14 Mar 2011 11:54:47 -0000 Semana de Química in Bahia, Brazil Celebration for the 10th Semana de Química da UNEB 201, the event will be held in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 19-23th september 2011 at Universidade do Estado da Bahia. PG Daniel Silva Mon, 14 Mar 2011 03:09:01 -0000 Chemistry in our Daily Life Interested in learning how chemistry impacts our daily life? In a series of presentations, I will attempt to demonstrate to secondary students in Colombia how the world would be without chemistry and why it is so important for the development of human kind. Mr Mauricio Acelas Sat, 12 Mar 2011 18:02:16 -0000 New Trends in the Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds The II Conference on the Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds 25-30 April 2011 in Zheleznovodsk, Russia is conference for chemists. It is destined to unite and teach chemists, to let them share own experience and encourage further research. Alex Lyakhovnenko Sat, 12 Mar 2011 14:33:12 -0000 63rd Annual Congress of Slovak and Czech Chemists- 63 zjazd chemikov Slovak and Czech Chemists will during this year’s top event – 63rd Annual Congress celebrate the IYC 2011 together with their special guest – prof. N. J. Moreau, president of IUPAC. The event will take place on September 5th – 9th 2011, in High Tatras. Milan Drabik Sat, 12 Mar 2011 11:15:57 -0000 Chemical calculations - Chemické výpočty The textbook is written in response to a specific demand from university student for a comprehensive introduction to problem solving. It is intended primarily for self-study to develop the skills in basic chemical calculations. Milan Drabik Fri, 11 Mar 2011 21:14:57 -0000 Chemistry Slovakia 2011 - Incheba Fairs A new project called Chemistry Slovakia 2011 has been prepared whose first year builds upon 37 year old tradition of the INCHEBA international fair. We believe that in cooperation with expert partners we will manage to ensure a reputable renewal of the tradition of chemistry in Slovakia with the Chemistry Slovakia 2011 fair. Milan Drabik Fri, 11 Mar 2011 21:04:39 -0000 Online Interactive Periodic Table 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 International Conference of chemistry The International Conference of Chemistry to be held from 1st to 3ed November, 2011, at Basrah University, Iraq as part of its efforts to celebrate 2011 as the year of chemistry. The conference, which will focus on all disciplines of chemistry, is expected to attract wide international participation. Salah Shakir Fri, 11 Mar 2011 08:53:08 -0000 Young Ambassadors for Chemistry During the event, the students will present products (cosmetics) and models of chemical substances which they will prepare themselves with the guidance of their professors. They will also inform the public about uses of chemistry in daily life. Thekla Papantoniou Fri, 11 Mar 2011 07:07:58 -0000 Broadcasting to the World Broadcasting to the World: Bob Barrett, the host of public radio “The Health Show” will help us create a series of podcasts of interviews. Sheehan Misko Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:51:35 -0000 Science in the Arts Science in the Arts: Chemistry will be celebrated by exploring its story and impact as reflected in the arts. Sheehan Misko Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:48:01 -0000 "All Our Yesterdays" All our Yesterdays: The pace of technological progress in clinical laboratory testing has been rapid and the lifetime of most analyzers is less than 10 years. To document and capture a special aspect of the history of clinical laboratory testing, Larry Kricka and Peter Wilding initiated this long-term project. Sheehan Misko Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:45:03 -0000 A Day in the Life of a Clinical Chemist Laboratory Peter Wilding, now an emeritus Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, was an assistant professor at the University of Southern California and a young clinical chemist at the Los Angeles County Hospital. This film demonstrates the remarkable journey of our profession and the astonishing advances make in almost a century. Sheehan Misko Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:39:49 -0000 Sustainable Development "Sustainable Development" is a poem by Roald Hoffmann, written in his sixth language, English. Roald Hoffmann is a poet, philosopher, playwright, and chemist. She shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in chemistry with Kenichi Fukui. Sheehan Misko Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:22:23 -0000 History of Clinical Chemistry John Savory and Larry Kricka, professors at the Univ. of Virginia and the Univ. of Pennsylvania, respectively, who will recount the story of clinical chemistry, which spans from before 400 BC. Sheehan Misko Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:19:00 -0000 Honoring Marie Curie Susan Quinn, an award-winning writer of nonfiction books and articles highlights the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie (née Sklodowska, 1867–1934) receiving the Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering radium and polonium, the latter named after her native Poland. Sheehan Misko Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:26:19 -0000 Science: a Romantic Voayge Award-winning author and biographer Richard Holmes will explore the shared common aims and ambitions of the artist and the scientist to create the humanistic science that enriches our being. Sheehan Misko Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:38:26 -0000 Towards Global Artificial Photosynthesis: Energy, Nanochemistry and Governance First International Conference dedicated to creating a Global Artificial Photosynthesis Project. Conference at Lord Howe Island (UNESCO World Heritage Listed) August 14-18 2011. conference website: Dr Thomas Faunce Thu, 10 Mar 2011 12:22:21 -0000 "Innovation in Companies, Education and Society" - Inaugural Class (Aula Magna) Celebration for the 50th. Anniversary of Institute of Chemistry at Sao Paulo State University as part of the IYC activities in Brazil. Professor Dulce Silva Wed, 09 Mar 2011 21:05:23 -0000 "Petru Poni" Chemistry Competition The secondary and high school students are invited to submit and participate for a local chemistry competition which will take place on 19th March 2011 at "Gh.Asachi" Technical College from Iasi, Romania.This year the traditional contest will be held under the IYC logo promoting the related goals. Tamara Slatineanu Wed, 09 Mar 2011 14:43:31 -0000 Cupcakes for Chemists @ the Ferriss Hodgett Library Enjoy our "Periodical Table of Cupcakes", see projects on display by undergraduate chemistry students, check out a chemistry book, and chat with faculty and staff of the chemistry department. Crystal Rose Wed, 09 Mar 2011 14:19:54 -0000 Young Chemist Award Awarded at the Edmonton Regional Science Fair to participants presenting projects in chemistry. Frances Sutherland Tue, 08 Mar 2011 21:04:36 -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 IYC2011 Hong Kong Opening Ceremony IYC 2011 HK is launched. Dr. Pauline Chiu Tue, 08 Mar 2011 11:03:21 -0000 Continuous and Batch Process Development for Hydrogenation and other Catalytic Processes Half day presentation and workshop, describing development tools and applications for both batch and flow reactions from a wide range of industries. Examples of relevant equipment will also be on display so that a full appreciation of the topic is possible. Mrs Hadas Mills Wed, 23 Feb 2011 16:11:02 -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 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 The Use of Isotopes as Tracers in a Marine Environment Dr. Sarah Knowlton will discuss the use of stable environmental isotopes, including oxygen isotopes as tracers of climate and stable lead isotope ratios as tracers of contaminant lead. Her research involves the use of lead isotope ratios to trace the source of lead to the Gulf of Maine, Scotian Shelf, and Labrador Sea. Ms. Bobbi Lamont Mon, 28 Feb 2011 23:34:11 -0000 Madame CURIE by KAMISHIBAI and Experiment Shows from Leçons de Marie Curie (Talk and mini-experiment shows) The loss of women’s talent cannot be resolved without properly resourced primary education services. “Science Studio Marie” (SSM) aims to make children and young women more friendly with STEM since 2002. SSM show programs are consisted of KAMISHIBAI (the Japanese Story Telling with a series of Pictures of Marie Curie) performa Mrs. Mizue y. Kissho Thu, 09 Dec 2010 09:48:56 -0000 Branding IYC in Sri Lanka - production and publication of IYC calendar, pens, banners, fliers, car stickers, etc. 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 "Holi Hai!" - The chemistry of colour @ Ruparel College, Mumbai The festival of colour in India - Holi - is coming up on March 20. TIFR celebrates with a "chai and why?" science cafe on the chemistry of colour! Join our chemistry team do a lot of experiments to find out how things are coloured! Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya Mon, 07 Mar 2011 06:58:49 -0000 Chemistry and Sustainable Development The Chemistry Department at An-Najah National University is organizing the 5th Palestinian International Conference of Chemistry. The conference will be held on June 1, 2011 for two days. For more information about the conference please refer to the conference website: Othman Hamed Sat, 05 Mar 2011 14:30:45 -0000 Science Day Drama Competition for School Children 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 Fourteenth Award Ceremony of the Australian National Chemistry Quiz Competition _ 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 Regular Updates of Stamp Release On IYC2011 Tracking Of Stamps Related to IYC2011 on Kumar K nair Sat, 05 Mar 2011 05:35:40 -0000 Women's Breakfast: IYC celebration in ICCM 2011 ICCM 2011 Nagpur India “Women’s Breakfast, truly a unique meeting of great minds: a glittering array of Scientific Luminaries joined in a Chemical Handshake to educate, enlighten, inspire and partner! Anjali Rahatgaonkar Sat, 05 Mar 2011 04:55:24 -0000 Observing, Measuring, and Understanding - Advanced Analytical Technologies Open a New World Synposium on advanced analytical technologies presented by the most active and famous scientists who are leading the development of worldwide advanced analytical technologies in Japan. Dr. Hideyuki Ishida Thu, 09 Dec 2010 09:20:35 -0000 Creation of the 4th spieces of rose commemorating Marie Curie from Japan "Curie FUJIN IYC 2011" Creation of the 4th rose commemorating Marie Curie from Japan. The name was given by Hélène Langevin-Joliot “Curie FUJIN IYC 2011”in Japanese “Marie Curie AIC2011” inFrench ” “Marie Curie IYC2011” in English. Mrs. Mizue y. Kissho Tue, 01 Mar 2011 17:39:53 -0000 Speaker program of the Société de Chimie Industrielle Join us for luncheon and a presentation on "The Revival of North American Textile Fibers" by Ronald Smith, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Unifi and Michael Bermish, Senior Consultant, PCI, Xylenes and Polyesters, Ltd. Visit to register. Danielle Fraser Fri, 04 Mar 2011 14:56:13 -0000 Workshop: Patente und Chemie - eine erfolgreiche Zusammenarbeit (Workshop: Patents and chemistry - a successful cooperation) The workshop will cover topics including patenting of inventions and managing intellectual property. Natasa Doslik Mon, 28 Feb 2011 16:11:32 -0000 Chemistry - our life, our future -- Science Week in Khartoum Chemical Society will hold celebrate the Year of Chemistry in the Science Week of the Faculty of Science, which will contain lectures in various scientific disciplines chemical and seminars, exhibitions, workshops and a variety of cultural programs. And that, starting from day 22 until 26 of March. Ahmad Sinada Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:39:07 -0000 World Metrology Day - 20 May 2011 20 May marks World Metrology Day - this year the theme is "Metrology in Chemistry". Chris Pulham Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:54:50 -0000 Meet The Universities Meet the Universities Jemma Pyle Thu, 03 Mar 2011 10:03:16 -0000 Skin Deep lecture series 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 X Congreso Venezolano de Química National biennial meeting of chemistry related disciplines. On this edition, the interplay between academy, industry, public policies and chemistry teaching would be addressed on dedicated sessions, along with the chemistry related plenary lectures, invited conferences and poster sessions. Dr. Jorge Mostany Thu, 03 Mar 2011 04:57:44 -0000 Molecular Science Forum The speaker, Katsuhiko Sato, who is the proposer of the inflation universe, is going to talk about the naissance of the universe and multiverse. Kaede Terauchi Wed, 02 Mar 2011 08:13:39 -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 Café CIC Cheeses of the World: Une soirée à la fromagerie The Edmonton local section of the CIC’s signature event is the Café CIC. This outreach event is a public lecture on chemistry with a twist. It usually features a popular food or beverage as a topic with an accompanying practical laboratory component (i.e. a tasting) that can be enjoyed by participants. Frances Sutherland Sun, 27 Feb 2011 22:52:45 -0000 The Rare Earth Chemical Element Card Game The Rare Earth Chemical Element Card Game is a new game designed to teach middle school and high school students the fundamentals of the periodic table. Mr. Jim Macdonald Wed, 02 Mar 2011 18:31:45 -0000 Chemistry: A Tradition of Excellence, Solving Society's Most Important Problems -- Then and Now Exhibit at the University of Minnesota Science & Engineering library celebrating important discoveries and inventions by students, alumni, and faculty from the UMN Chemistry department. Megan Kocher Wed, 02 Mar 2011 16:50:28 -0000 Ahvaz Nodet chemistry congress Sixth Conference of Ahvaz Nodet Centers chemistry student, dated March 2011 the tenth and eleventh on Central Library attended by students in Ahwaz are held. This seminar is for six consecutive years to be held. Bahman Sarkoohaki Wed, 02 Mar 2011 16:19:44 -0000 Green Solvents – Alternative Fluids in Science and Application 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 Department of Chemistry, St. Stephen's College inaugurates IYC2011 Special Inaugural Lecture by Prof. C.N.R. Rao, FRS on "Chemical Science: Glorious Past and Exciting Future" at St. Stephen's College, Delhi Krishna Sharma Wed, 02 Mar 2011 07:20:10 -0000 Australian National Chemical Analysis Competition The competition encourages students who enjoy Chemistry - especially practical Chemistry. Entrants compete in teams of three. Each team member performs a simple acid-base titration. A NaOH solution is standardised against standard HCl. An "unknown" acetic acid solution is then titrated with the NaOH solution. Ruth Meaney Wed, 02 Mar 2011 03:09:51 -0000 Chemistry for Today Seminars and lab demonstrations to make awareness about the applications of chemistry in our daily life. Live demonstrations to show how difficult is our life without chemistry. Jaya Varkey Wed, 02 Mar 2011 03:05:51 -0000 The Anatolia College Science and Technology Annual Conference ACSTAC is a student a conference /educational simulation that models a scientific conference which will give students the opportunity to participate in a research-based process and to present their work. Dr Theofanis Antonoglou Tue, 01 Mar 2011 21:45:10 -0000 Centre for Molecular and Structural Biochemistry Spring Meeting The annual Spring Meeting of the Centre for Molecular and Structural Biochemistry. Dr Stephen Ashworth Tue, 01 Mar 2011 20:37:06 -0000 Discover Chemistry and Pharmacy 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 2nd Annual Brooklyn Frontiers in Science Public Lecture A public lecture on the development of the first artificial leaf by Prof. Daniel G. Nocera of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prof. Brian Gibney Tue, 01 Mar 2011 18:32:04 -0000 16th Annual Environmental Issues Conference : A Symposium on Greener Energy and Environment for Tomorrow A conference on environmental issues and sustainability Prof. Brian Gibney Tue, 01 Mar 2011 18:24:51 -0000 Luis E. Miramontes Image Gallery This is the first public image gallery devoted entirely to Luis E. Miramontes, one of the top Mexican chemists of all times. Octavio Miramontes Tue, 01 Mar 2011 17:40:52 -0000 Chemistry Demonstration Fun and exciting chemistry demonstrations in Medicine Hat for students. Karly Burr Tue, 01 Mar 2011 17:01:12 -0000 Chemistry Central Journal special issue to celebrate the achievements of women in chemistry 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 Chemistry Poster Competition to celebrate IYC 2011 in India The Association of Chemistry Teachers has organised a Chemistry Poster Competition for students and teachers all over India. The posters will highlight the excitement and challenges of Chemistry as also the its rich contributions to the wellbeing of mankind. The best posters will be exhibited at different institutions. Dr Damodar Prabhu Tue, 01 Mar 2011 03:58:39 -0000 CHEMQUEST On May 14th the chemistry departments at Simon Fraser University and Douglas College will host an afternoon of chemistry related hands-on activities, demonstrations and challenges to engage, educate and entertain the general public. This event will take place at Simon Fraser University's Burnaby Campus. Dr. Lee Hanlan Mon, 28 Feb 2011 22:32:21 -0000 The Chemistry of Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament The speaker Shirley Johnson (IAEA) will be discussing her work in the areas of safeguarding of reprocessing plants and design verification. She worked for many years in Japan with the IAEA and was also one of the first female inspectors in Iraq in 1991 as a member of the 4th inspection team. George Ruger Mon, 28 Feb 2011 21:53:31 -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 Chemistry Central Journal special issue on Advances in Peptide Chemistry and Medicinal Application 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 on N-Heterocyclic carbenes 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 Special issue on structural chemistry of small molecules of biological interest 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 Workshop: Chemistry and patents - success for innovation The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry. Natasa Doslik Mon, 28 Feb 2011 15:59:13 -0000 Opera "Madame Curie" The world premier of the opera ‘Madame Curie’, composed by Elżbieta Sikora, 15 November, 2011 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Mlle Justyna Sozańska Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:56:26 -0000 Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Ludwig Mond Award Symposium Prof. Dermot O'Hare (University of Oxford) will give the RSC Ludwig Mond Award Lecture with supporting lectures from some of his research collaborators and former students in China on Saturday 26th March 2011 in Beijing University of Chemical Technology. David G Evans Mon, 28 Feb 2011 01:50:33 -0000 Chemistry and the Millenium Development Goals - Conference of Chemical Society of Nigeria The 34th Annual International Conference of chemical society of Nigeria comes up at University of Ilorin, in the ancient city of Ilorin, Nigeria between 19th -23rd September 2011. The theme of the conference is Chemistry and the Millennium development goals. Details are available on Folahan Adekola Sun, 27 Feb 2011 15:57:59 -0000 IYC 2011 HK Opening Ceremony To formally officiate the launch of IYC 2011–Hong Kong, we will hold a opening ceremony and reception on Saturday 26th February 2011 at 5:30pm in the Purple Zone outside Lecture Theatre LT-18 at City University of Hong Kong. Mr. Tony Chim Sat, 26 Feb 2011 20:44:14 -0000 Chemical Magic Show Chemical magic show: A set of about 40 simple Chemistry based well designed experiments to explain basic principles of chemistry using simple readily available laboratory chemicals Dr Hemant Pande Sat, 26 Feb 2011 20:06:23 -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 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 Chemistry in every day life-New Outlook This Special article throws a different light on the basic fundamentals of Chemistry with his new vision. The subject can be made more interesting from teaching point of view as well as the depths of the concepts can be well understood if they are correlated to human and in day to day life and relations with other human beings Dr. bhavana Hastak Sat, 26 Feb 2011 07:42:46 -0000 Hands-On Water Analysis Activity Visiting chemists come into Gr. 4-6 classrooms in the Edmonton region and give a presentation on basic water testing. Under the guidance of these chemists, the students test their own water samples. Stephen Twa Sat, 26 Feb 2011 06:42:17 -0000 All about Water Faculty of Science University of Khartoum is celebrating the IYC by launching activities including lectures, exhibitions, students competition public awareness raising programmes 22-26 March at the Faculty of Science Old Lecture Theatre. Sumaia Abukashawa Sat, 26 Feb 2011 06:13:25 -0000 One day Chemical Experiments for Adults We will provide chemical experimental classes for public adult. It is aimed to improve science literacy of Japanese citizens. Prof., Dr.(Eng.) Yuki Yamasaki Thu, 17 Feb 2011 04:45:27 -0000 Screening of a film about the life and times of world-renowned chemist Jokichi Takamine in Japan and America This movie is about the Japanese chemist, Takamine Jokichi and his contributions to American and Japanese society. We will screen this movie in movie theaters across Japan and the United States with the aim for children and young adults to become interested in the field of chemistry. Koyumi Ota Mon, 24 Jan 2011 02:23:05 -0000 Publishing Science and Technology Week poster MEXT plans to put some short information about IYC2011 in the Science and Technology Week poster. Mr. Masaru Ikegame Tue, 21 Dec 2010 03:22:37 -0000 Special Lectures and Forum on Green Innovation - the Frontier and Electrochemistry Lectures on the topics relating to “Green Innovation” and discussion about the research frontier and electrochemistry Masayoshi Watanabe Wed, 15 Dec 2010 04:23:54 -0000 Chemical Industry Technology Forum in the 76th annual meeting of SCEJ It’s discussed in the forum what proposal SCEJ can does to the society about the global warming issue . Mr. Yoshiharu  Miyasaka Fri, 10 Dec 2010 02:39:10 -0000 Chemistry Central Journal special issue to celebrate the achievements of women in chemistry 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 BorsodChem Zrt. and the International Year of Chemistry As one of the leading chemical companies in Europe we wish to celebrate the year in the spirit of chemistry offering interesting programs for our target groups: ice carnival, essay and chemisrty competition, drawing- and model competition, chemical roadshow, big chemical event, etc. Renáta Hirskó Tue, 15 Feb 2011 09:21:43 -0000 Cognizance 2011- For a Better Tomorrow Every year Department of Chemistry, IIT Roorkee and its students organize, a Tech-fest called COGNIZANCE where various events related to Chemistry are held. This year, cognizance is going to be held on 11-13 march 2011.The various events include paper presentation, review presentation, poster presentation, guest lectures,quiz Mr Tushar Suhasaria Fri, 25 Feb 2011 11:49:47 -0000 Italian Scientific Community in Canada celebrating the International Year of Chemistry Seminars on the research of Italian Researchers in Canada or visiting Canada Francesca Mangiarini Thu, 24 Feb 2011 22:30:07 -0000 IL Mat 2011 - Ionic Liquids Derived Materials - december 5th and 6th, 2011 2 days syposium dedicated to the emerging field of ionic liquid based materials. Four topics will be given: synthesis, characterization, theory and applications. Goal: present new results, exchange experience, find new original ideas Marie-alexandra Neouze Thu, 24 Feb 2011 13:39:05 -0000 First Open Days on Chemistry at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Málaga under the title: “THE CHEMISTRY WE INVESTIGATE “ "First Open Days on Chemistry” at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Málaga: “THE CHEMISTRY WE INVESTIGATE “. April, 27th and 28th of 2011. An innovative academic event aimed at disseminating among undergraduate students, bachelors in Sciences, Ph.D. students and young researchers the state-of-the-art of the researc Prof. Joaquín Quirante Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:53:44 -0000 Kekulé-cycle XIV The Royal Flemish Chemical Society together with the University of Antwerp organize a series of lectures by international scientists on 6 evenings Els Grieten Thu, 24 Feb 2011 10:11:01 -0000 National Workshop on Natural Product Chemistry and Laboratory Methods Lectures by relevant resource persons about natural product chemistry research area and hands-on experiments in natural product chemistry field. Dr. Santosh Kumar Gurung Sun, 20 Feb 2011 15:49:50 -0000 "Chemistry Now" Chemistry Now is a series of weekly “content bundles” of original and archival news videos and multi-media content to be distributed on-line to science teachers, and beyond schools into the community. Chemistry Now content will concentrate on revealing and explaining the presence and function of chemistry in everyday life. Iris Abraham Wed, 23 Feb 2011 22:12:19 -0000 Commemorative IYC Publication (in Spanish): “Tienes química, tienes vida” Divulgative publication by the Chemistry and Society Forum. It approaches eleven (for 2011) main sectors in which chemistry and the chemical industry play a vital role in human progress and wellbeing. Ms. Concepció Roca Wed, 23 Feb 2011 12:53:25 -0000 "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 Cultural IYC2011 Event: Sinhala and Tamil New Year Celebration 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 Spanish Official Opening for the INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF CHEMISTRY 2011 The celebration is Chaired by Spanish Government First Vice-President, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba. Also participating are Government Education Minister Ángel Gabilondo and Government Science and Innovation Minister Cristina Garmendia. Ms. Concepció Roca Wed, 09 Feb 2011 09:27:51 -0000 CHEMEX 2011 Trade Fair and Exhibition 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 Science & Innovation 2011 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 China International Petrochemical Industry Congress Petrochemical congress in Tianjin China,Summit and Forum,Trade fair and exhibition.once a year. Mr. Jia min Shi Wed, 23 Feb 2011 06:26:13 -0000 Indian National Science Day Lecture by eminent scientists on understanding of Ethics in Science Dr Prem Mohan Mishra Wed, 23 Feb 2011 05:28:57 -0000 Women in Chemistry celebrate 'International Women's Day' An afternoon networking event in Melbourne, Australia, on Tuesday 8 March 2011 to celebrate the role of women in the chemical sciences; commemorating the 100-year anniversary of Marie Curie's Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Amanda Lee Tue, 22 Feb 2011 23:47:12 -0000 Coloquia in Fundamental Chemistry There will be a series of colloquia on diverse aspects of modern, fundamental chemistry, along this 2011, with participants from different mexican universities and from different countries. Dr. Eduardo Barzana Tue, 22 Feb 2011 21:48:21 -0000 Contest 'Enigmas moleculares' During the International Year of Chemistry, once a month, we invite our readers to solve a chemical enigma. Pilar Perla Tue, 22 Feb 2011 20:54:26 -0000 Science Club I lead a popular after-school science club in a k-5 school. Chemistry topics and activities have and will figure prominently in 2011. Mrs. Cynthia House Tue, 22 Feb 2011 16:26:48 -0000 Coal Seam Gas Hear the Lead Chemist with Origin Energy, Oskar Jarvie, speak on Coal Seam Gas. As one of the New and Emerging Energy Technologies in Queensland, Australia, it is attracting interest with chemists, engineers and the general public, in particular the impact of these new technologies on local communities and their surroundings. Ruth Meaney Tue, 22 Feb 2011 12:43:12 -0000 Design a new, non-plastic bag and dispenser - Art Contest for Safe Planet in Honolulu, Hawaii Art Contest for primary, secondary and university students in Hawaii to design a new, non-plastic bag and dispenser. Alexandria Katis Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:55:10 -0000 Impossible2possible - Expedition Bolivia - La Ruta de Sal In May 2011 impossible2possible (i2P) will mount an expedition the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world, high in the Bolivian Andes. In honor of the International Year of Chemistry, i2P will take the principles of chemistry out of the classroom and into the remarkable environment of the Salar. Dr Ewan Affleck Tue, 22 Feb 2011 07:07:32 -0000 National Science Day Celebrations. Lecture on the topic 'Chemistry for Mankind' in Lucknow, India National Science Day is observed on February 28 every year in India. On this occasion a scientoon based lecture has been organized for the thousands of children in Lucknow in KKV College, Lucknow, India. In this unique lecture every, information will be given to young minds using a novel class of science cartoons. Pradeep Srivastava Tue, 22 Feb 2011 05:44:07 -0000 Family Science Saturday Family Science Saturday is a community outreach event hosted at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. It is a veritable expo of outreach, with demonstrations and hands-on activities designed to educate and amaze children and parents alike. Kayla Bober Mon, 21 Feb 2011 23:00:13 -0000 1st International Symposium on Chemical Safety The 1st International Symposium on Chemical Safety will be taking place on 17-18 April, 2011, under the Auspices of HE The Rector of King Saud University in Marriott Riyadh. Noha Elnagdi Mon, 21 Feb 2011 16:00:32 -0000 The Chemistry Calendar We make 12 fun, educational and action-packed videos, one for each month of IYC 2011, to show how chemistry plays a role in our daily lives - and in our future! Dr Per Thorén Mon, 21 Feb 2011 15:12:33 -0000 Performing Science 2011 The Center for Media and Interactivity (ZMI) at Justus Liebig University (JLU) Giessen offers the Giessen Prize for scholarly presentation & lecture performance for the second time in 2011, which is the Year of Chemistry: Performing Science honors innovative forms of knowledge presentation. Selma Yilmaz Mon, 21 Feb 2011 09:57:38 -0000 Chemistry Day A chemistry day, show casing demonstrations and activities by students of the chemical and process engineering department of Jubail Industrial College. Dr. Amir Hussain Mon, 21 Feb 2011 06:45:13 -0000 Electro Analytical Chemistry and its Applications The ISEAC-WS-2011 will focus on the role of electrochemistry for health, environment, energy, food and agriculture. The event will take Dec 7-10, 2011, in Goa. Prof. Suresh Kumar Aggarwal Sun, 20 Feb 2011 11:53:48 -0000 Mass Spectrometry --Symposium cum Workshop (14th ISMAS-WS-2011) 14th ISMAS International Symposium cum Workshop was held at Tea County. Munnar, Kerala during Nov. 7-11, 2011 covering all topics of mass spectrometry. A bound Volume of Invited Talks and contributed papers as well as a Special ISMAS Souvenir cum Bulletin was released at the occasion. Prof. Suresh Kumar Aggarwal Sun, 20 Feb 2011 11:20:32 -0000 Elemental Mass Spectrometry in Health and Environmental Sciences The Discussion Meet would cover the role of different advanced mass spectrometric techniques like accelerator based mass spectrometry (AMS) for high sensitivity determination of very small isotope ratios and also applications of ICP-MS, SIMS, GDMS, SIRMS, TIMS etc. for human health like Osteoporosis, IDA etc. Prof. Suresh Kumar Aggarwal Sun, 20 Feb 2011 10:54:38 -0000 Electrochemistry and its Applications The Discussion Meet will cover the role of electrochemistry and its applications for the benefit of mankind for biosensors, electricity production by hydrogen and nuclear, environmnetal pollutants analysis by solid electrodes and modified electrodes etc. Prof. Suresh Kumar Aggarwal Sun, 20 Feb 2011 10:43:22 -0000 Chemistry and Molecular Sciences COST Day This Information Day will provide you with the information about how you can participate in COST and benefit from the COST programme. It will include presentations about the COST programme, its scope and funding mechanisms, on how COST can help and support academics, scientists working in industry and early-stage researchers. Prof. Joseph Grima Sat, 19 Feb 2011 10:56:41 -0000 Residential School: Medicinal Chemistry 2011 New Event - Residential School: Medicinal Chemistry 2011 Jemma Pyle Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:39:30 -0000 Easing the School-to-University Transition: Improving and Enhancing the Undergraduate Experience Free Event Jemma Pyle Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:28:06 -0000 NanoFormulation2011 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 IYC Facebook page for the Chicago Chapter of ACS To show that Chicago is a hotbed of chemical activity, our dedicated Facebook page brings attention to chemistry events in Chicagoland and helps celebrate the daily features on the ACS IYC page. People who "Like" our page in FB receive updates on our events in their personal "News Feeds". Dr. Josh Kurutz Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:57:42 -0000 Summer 2011: Biodiesel Training Course Level 1, 2 & 3 CJP has the privilege to provide most authoritative Knowledge platform known for Development of Sustainable Non-Food Oil Crop Projects, Programmes and Priorities to Feed Biodiesel Industry Worldwide and has established the Biodiesel Business Academy (BBA) to provide quality, impartial, informative and advanced level training. Mr. Abhishek Maharshi Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:45:51 -0000 Launch of popularization activities for IYC2011 in China On Feb. 19, Chinese Chemical Society has a launch ceremony at China Science and Technology Museum, Beijing. Prof. Can Zhang Fri, 18 Feb 2011 07:14:53 -0000 El Futuro de la Industria Quimica - Future of Chemicals La crisis económica global está causando cambios profundos en la economía -- la industria química no es excepción. Mirando al futuro a 20-30 años, una serie de grandes "megatendencias" (demografía, distribución de la riqueza, clima, recursos naturales, sociedad...) influenciarán decididamente el desarrollo económico del planet Alexander Torrado Fri, 18 Feb 2011 05:00:50 -0000 Symposium: “Globalizing Education: Graduate School Opportunities in North America & Europe” Chemistry Graduate School programs in different countries will be presented by national representatives as well as personal experience stories and representatives from chemical industries will talk about the importance of international experiences. Symposium at the 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Anaheim, CA, USA. Jens Breffke Thu, 17 Feb 2011 23:56:38 -0000 Sustaining the Blue Planet: Global Water Education Conference The goal of the conference is to increase the knowledge and capacity of conference participants to effectively reach children and youth through education that leads to action in schools, communities and corporations. Morgan Perlson Thu, 17 Feb 2011 23:03:05 -0000 Book exhibition - Divulgative chemistry books A book exhibition will be set up with a number of divulgative titles that suit all kinds of public. Dr. M. Canle López Thu, 17 Feb 2011 23:10:46 -0000 The Chemical Element: Chemistry's Contribution to our Global Future The aim of this symposium, that will be held during the 2011 IUPAC Congress, is to provide for an opportunity to discuss and brainstorm about how chemistry can contribute to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals. Dr. Javier Garcia-Martinez Sun, 13 Feb 2011 16:52:24 -0000 Ciclo de conferencias: “La Química: una ciencia, infinitas posibilidades” Specialists of different fields of application of the Chemistry will pronounce conferences of informative character, distributed along the year 2011, so as to put of relief the importance of this science for the resolution of problems of very different type. Prof. Joaquín Quirante Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:54:39 -0000 Chemistry Diaries and Presentations We are Amasya Science and Art Center. We will celebrate the chemistry year on 8th March 2011. We will use presentations, short films, to take attentions on 2011World Chemistry Year, to introduce "Water is the life" activity to high school students and teachers. Mrs Nurşen Kalyoncu Thu, 17 Feb 2011 15:57:06 -0000 International Symposium on Herbal Products in Anima Health and Nutrition (HERBAN 2011) Being aware of the high and increasing significance of herbal products, especially phytochemicals for the benefit of animals, the scientific and organizing committee kindly invites you to participate actively in the HERBAN 2011 symposium to discuss the most recent scientific results. Ozge Tagizade Thu, 17 Feb 2011 12:03:16 -0000 40th Anniversary of the OECD Chemical's programme Special event to mark the 40th anniversary of work on chemical safety at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Alastair Wood Thu, 17 Feb 2011 10:50:12 -0000 The IYC Ceremony in Sudan IYC would held in University of Khartoum,Faculty of Science Department of Chemistry,the Ceremony would include all the IYC interests like workshop in chemistry for the Public besides Chemistry Fair and Seminars in simulation and Modern techniques in Chemistry,and some public figures talking about women role in Science. Mohamed Osman Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:01:37 -0000 CSI Reality: Chemistry in the Crime Labs Despite TV shows, forensic chemists need to be well-versed in the widest array of analytical technologies and must quickly adapt proven methods to new types of samples. Dr. Jason Schaff will discuss the different disciplines within forensic chemistry and provide an in-depth perspective of day-to-day life in a forensic lab. Tanya Fogg Wed, 09 Feb 2011 17:41:57 -0000 Chemistry without Borders – Immigration for International Scientists Martin Lawler, of Lawler & Lawler will discuss what foreign-born scientists need to know to legally work in the US and gain citizenship. Registration and more information at Tanya Fogg Wed, 09 Feb 2011 15:56:54 -0000 Advanced Chemistry of Beer and Brewing How about in a chilled glass of beer with a side of chemistry? With over 1,500 professional and many dedicated home brewers, the U.S. takes the lead in producing beers. Don’t miss Dr. Charlie Bamforth, Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor as shares advanced insights and explanations about the chemistry behind beer brewing! Tanya Fogg Wed, 09 Feb 2011 18:06:15 -0000 Employment Trends in the Chemical Enterprise: Past, Present, and Future Restructuring, and unemployment are now the headline news to watch. The national unemployment rate has been leveled at around 10% since 2009. Will it stay? Hear from ACS and Bureau of Labor Statistics analysts as they describe recent trends and provide projections about the future. Tanya Fogg Wed, 09 Feb 2011 17:20:22 -0000 July 13th, in EXPERYMENT Science Centre we are going to prepare mini laboratory. July 13th, in EXPERYMENT Science Centre we are going to prepare mini laboratory. Paulina Czaja Wed, 16 Feb 2011 13:59:18 -0000 Elements for a future world New technologies require new elements. What are they and where they could be found in the world? Luiza Bendyk Tue, 15 Feb 2011 21:31:59 -0000 Maria Skłodowska Curie - live and work The project will be done by secondary school students in the autumn. Luiza Bendyk Tue, 15 Feb 2011 20:22:31 -0000 Cape Cod Science Cafe Quarter 2 IYC Celebration Alternative energy and sustainability projects local to the New England region will be detailed. Jennifer Maclachlan Tue, 15 Feb 2011 18:35:08 -0000 Reaction Monitoring using NMR and Vibrational Spectroscopy: Current Industrial Perspectives New Event - Reaction Monitoring using NMR and Vibrational Spectroscopy Jemma Pyle Tue, 15 Feb 2011 16:29:24 -0000 Popularisation of Green Chemistry The National Seminar on Popularisation of Green Chemistry will be held on February ,19, 2011 at Sri Chaitanya College, Vijayawada, AP, India.for the benefit of teachers, researchers and educators in Green Chemistry. Dr Damodar Prabhu Tue, 15 Feb 2011 06:09:39 -0000 NJC Symposium: New Directions in Chemistry The "2011 NJC Symposium: New Directions in Chemistry" will feature talks by 8 well-known chemists, all members of NJC's editorial board, working in different areas of chemistry. The presentations will highlight the contributions of chemistry to a variety of challenges faced by our society (environment, health, electronics...). Dr Denise Parent Wed, 09 Feb 2011 15:47:42 -0000 Valencia 2011: International Year of Chemistry The Valencia Section of the Royal Society of Chemistry of Spain (RSEQ-ST Valencia) joins the worldwide celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011). RSEQ-Valencia offers a range of activities within the “Chemistry—our life, our future” IYC 2011 goals. Carmen Ramírez de Arellano Mon, 14 Feb 2011 15:01:15 -0000 Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy Applications During the 2011 IUPAC Congress, some of the world's leading experts in nanotechnology will gather at a symposium to discuss on the challenges and opportunities in the energy production, storage and use. Dr. Javier Garcia-Martinez Sun, 13 Feb 2011 16:37:46 -0000 Designing IYC2011 Desktop Calendar/Bulletin Board with Nobel Laureates' Photographs and Brief Note on their Significant Contributions Calendar will be designed jointly by teachers and students of Sishu Griha School with a flexible arrangement for changing photographs and notes periodically.This will overcome the limitation to the number of displays in the calendar.This kindles interest for students to research in the field of Chemistry. Suryanarayana Rao Sun, 13 Feb 2011 07:21:51 -0000 Third Colombian Chemistry Olympiad We want to prepare and execute the third Chemistry Olympiad in order to create a space for young people interested in chemistry, offering them the opportunity to measure and compare their knowledge on this science. Grupo MEQ Sat, 12 Feb 2011 18:08:49 -0000 Chemistry with a sense of women The event consists of a poster exhibition about contributions of prominent women in chemistry. The exhibition is itinerant by different educational institutions of the city. Grupo MEQ Wed, 02 Feb 2011 00:13:50 -0000 Galerías UDC-mc2: Productos Naturais Mariños (Natural Marine Products) Divulgation of the chemistry of natural marine products Dr. M. Canle López Thu, 10 Feb 2011 11:58:14 -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 KKP-Day Lecture Forum: After 100 Years of Chemistry, Quo Vadis? The annual KKP day forum features the lecture "100 Years of Chemistry, Quo Vadis?" by the University of the Philippines President Alfredo Pascual, and other lectures on the role of chemistry in life science, photovoltaics, international protocol, and workshop sessions on Chemometrics and chemical structure Origami. Dr. Leon Payawan Fri, 11 Feb 2011 07:34:01 -0000 Lithography of Polymer Nanostructures on Glass for Teaching Polymer Chemistry and Physics an experiment that uses simple CD-Rs, C-clamps, an oven, and a freezer that provides concrete examples and insights into the chemistry and principles of nanolithography. The experiment also has flexibility, making it suitable for a range of classroom levels from high school to more advanced labs in college. Prof Charles michael Drain Fri, 11 Feb 2011 00:42:09 -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 Workshop: Science and patents: linking university research, intellectual property and knowledge transfer The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry. Natasa Doslik Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:20:51 -0000 Dynamics of Complex Fluids Conference All interested are invited to present and to discuss current results in the field of complex fluids, on May 5-7, 2011 – Iasi, Romania. Please submit your paper until February 28, 2011, to The aim of this conference is to get-together specialists interested in Flow and Design of Complex Fluids. CSI Dr. Maria Bercea Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:44:40 -0000 International Year of Chemistry 2011 Our activity is a website page promoting the International Year of Chemistry 2011 through a description of the initiative and its aims, including the list of events with a special focus on Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) National Association Federations and Affiliated Associations activities. Ms Francesca Furlan Thu, 10 Feb 2011 11:47:43 -0000 Chemistry- Our Life and Our Future Launching, Road show Dr Mohammed Aziz Thu, 10 Feb 2011 08:53:40 -0000 The Chemistry Enterprise: Do We Have a Future, or What? A presentation by Dr. William Carroll, past president (2005) of the American Chemical Society. Elmer Ledesma Wed, 09 Feb 2011 21:28:26 -0000 Chemistry and Industry - programme of activities the 1st quarter of IYC2011 in Syria Programme of activities and events in the first quarter of the International year of Chemistry in Syria (entitled Chemistry and Industry) Mr. Yamen AlSalka Wed, 09 Feb 2011 20:50:06 -0000 Chemical Safety and Security Officer Trainings Good Chemical Safety and Security practices in universities, laboratories and industry are critical to improving the reputation of the chemical profession, and the image of chemistry with the public. We hold trainings and workshops in developing countries to share best practices in chemical safety and security. Dr. Pauline Ho Tue, 08 Feb 2011 23:56:49 -0000 Workshop: Chemistry and Intellectual Property - Catalysing Innovation The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry. Natasa Doslik Tue, 08 Feb 2011 15:27:45 -0000 Women in Chemistry: Past, Present, and Future A public lecture by Dr. Geoff Rayner-Canham, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University, Corner Brook, Newfoundland Frances Sutherland Tue, 08 Feb 2011 02:48:57 -0000 ACPA Two-Day Short Course in Scaling Chemistry Scaling is the precipitation of solids in water due to changes in temperature or pressure, the mixing of formation waters with other waters, or a combination of these effects. This course will present the chemistry of scaling; the calculation of scaling indices; and the analysis, removal, and inhibition of scales. Stan Backs Mon, 07 Feb 2011 19:06:22 -0000 Anachemia Science Celebrate the International Year of Chemistry Anachemia Canada would like to demonstrate our support for the International Year of the Chemistry by using the IYC 2011 logo during our "Celebrate Chemistry program this year. At Anachemia, we have supported our local schools for almost 10 years, by being the proud supplier of the chemicals for the annual National Crystal Gro Anna Tse Mon, 07 Feb 2011 18:59:02 -0000 Photo contest "one gram of" January-May 3: Photo contest "One gram of" for all students wishing to reflect, through photographic material, a gram of the elements of the periodical table. Sr Jean-Michel Armengol Mon, 07 Feb 2011 16:20:45 -0000 "Radionuclides in working places" This activity is open to all people. To begin with, there will be a lecture and then an extensive round of questions and answers. Afterwards a visit to the laboratories could be organised. Fernando Jimenez Tue, 11 Jan 2011 12:00:03 -0000 Science Fair - Mobarat El 'Ouloum- مباراة العلوم Mobarat El’Oloum (Science Competition and Fair) is a series of scientific events organized by National Association for Science and Research in Lebanon. Rodwan Chouaib Mon, 07 Feb 2011 11:38:25 -0000 "Awarness on Interface Doctorate Studies in Chemistry" Contest. Ph.D. candidates, who study and perform research work at the interface of chemistry and other scientific disciplines, are invited to write an essay, describing their experience on being a third-cycle student. Evangelia Varella Mon, 07 Feb 2011 10:44:47 -0000 International Conference on Materials and Technologies for Green Chemistry This conference is designed for people involved in any aspect of studies and applications in chemistry leading towards sustainable development in science and technology. A key objective of this conference is to provide an environment leading to a broadly-based interdisciplinary communication. Attendees from industrial and gove Mr Mihkel Koel Thu, 03 Feb 2011 09:48:20 -0000 Seminar of Ufa Quantum Chemistry Society The seminar includes both oral contributions of well-known Russian chemists whose interests lie in the field of theoretical chemistry and oral report of young scientists and post graduate students working in the mentioned areas. The seminar should elucidate recent quantum chemical studies and the trends of their development. Denis Sabirov Mon, 07 Feb 2011 08:06:24 -0000 AMN-5 Fifth International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology The biennial conference offers a broad interdisciplinary overview of advanced materials and nanotechnology, and provides an exciting forum to discuss new and exciting advances in the field. Melissa Pentecost Mon, 07 Feb 2011 01:42:21 -0000 Chemistry behind miracles A science show to students, which will show the truth behind many so-called miracles performed by so-calle saints. Manasij Pal chowdhury Sun, 06 Feb 2011 15:34:10 -0000 Issue in Sri Lanka of a Postal Stamp in view of IYC2011 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 Chemistry Principles in Action This activity aims to promote interesting chemistry principles in two ways: 1) demonstrations to Pre-K to 8th graders by my high school chemistry students; and 2) teacher-created webquests as classroom tools for instruction. Gwynneth Graciela Carla Fri, 28 Jan 2011 22:16:01 -0000 Year Long Activities Promoting Chemistry Our chapter (Beta Gamma, UCLA) of the National Co-Ed Chemistry Fraternity, Alpha Chi Sigma, has been involved with numerous activities promoting chemistry in the past years, and will continue this year as well. Our events for this year include community outreach, research lecture series and Undergraduate Research Poster Day. Christine Dimirjian Sat, 05 Feb 2011 19:44:53 -0000 IYC 2011 celebrations Highlighting the significance of chemistry Mr Chellakkutty Shanmugham Tue, 25 Jan 2011 06:53:22 -0000 Participation in Science in Action Exhibition to Celebrate IYC 2011 Sishu Griha students participated in Science in Action- An exhibition organised by Bangalore Association for Science Education at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bangalore.Demonstrations-Identification of Blood Stains, Chemi luminescence, Lechatelier Principle and Dry Cleaning Process .Science club members visited the exhibition Suryanarayana Rao Fri, 04 Feb 2011 09:12:26 -0000 VI Encuentro Nacional de Químicos 10 and 11 June 2011 will gather approximately 150 professionals in the city of La Serena, CHILE to update knowledge and exchange experiences in the field of chemistry César Pastén Sun, 30 Jan 2011 23:55:18 -0000 Student Outreach Event As a part of the joint 15th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference/5th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemstry, an outreach event will be conducted for metro Washington, DC 4th -7th grade students. They will learn about basic green chemistry and engineering concepts by conducting live experiments. Joyce Kilgore Fri, 04 Feb 2011 22:59:34 -0000 A Series of Early Chemistry Experiments and Demonstrations for New Science Teachers Short videos demonstrating simple chemistry experiments for young science students and new or student science teachers or youth activity leaders. This web content is intended to show interested parties how to cross link polymers, transfer copper ions, decalcify the shell of an egg, etc. safely and cheaply. Mr. Daniel Menelly Fri, 04 Feb 2011 19:00:26 -0000 The Future of Women in Chemistry and Science The Future of Women in Chemistry and Science is an hour-long virtual seminar that brings together 60 of today’s leading minds to discuss and define how women can move the field of chemistry forward. It covers topics from work-life balance and gender differences to mentoring young women and fostering executive leadership. Steve Haase Fri, 04 Feb 2011 17:41:25 -0000 Poster Competition on the role of Chemistry in Society POSTER COMPETITION ON TOPICS HIGHLIGHTING ROLE OF CHEMISTRY IN SOCIETY Mr Ashok kumar Gupta Fri, 04 Feb 2011 16:28:26 -0000 GA/GI Festival --Eco, Art and Technology Indie Venue to showcase unique people, projects and programs in the eco, art and technology industries - Event April 1-2 Chirstine Bethea Fri, 04 Feb 2011 03:00:31 -0000 EJMS and Italian Chemical Society Celebrate Role of Mass Spectrometry in Chemistry 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 Save Our Earth!!! A long term programme which will encourage students to be more sensitive towards environmental issues. Therefore to educate about the importance of preserving our mother nature. Mr. Byron Kadum Fri, 04 Feb 2011 07:44:52 -0000 Imaging the Chemistry of Life Chai and why? - TIFR's Science Cafe series takes a look at "Imaging the Chemistry of Life" - find out how to capture biomolecules in action. February 20th, 2011, 11am at Ruparel College, Mumbai Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya Fri, 04 Feb 2011 07:43:34 -0000 IYC 2011 (Hong Kong) Official Website Official website at HK with link launched at the end of Jan .You may learn more about IYC and development of the Chemistry discipline in the sub-sections. Visit us often to check out updates of events and resources related to IYC, and of course, share with us your ideas. Chi yan, stephen Cheung Fri, 04 Feb 2011 03:49:18 -0000 YIC Celebrates IYC Poster presentation on the development of Chemistry, Video shows on life and work of eminent chemists, Exhibitions of chemical equipment, Fun and wonder generating experiments. Jagadeesh Ellil Thu, 03 Feb 2011 23:07:44 -0000 The Art of Science Portraits of notable NZ scientists from the Royal Society of New Zealand's collections- including Nobel Prize winners Alan MacDiarmid and Maurice Wilkins Melissa Pentecost Thu, 03 Feb 2011 22:42:39 -0000 The Art of Nanotech Exploring the invisible world of nanotechnology An exhibition of extraordinary images from the MacDiarmid Institute collection Melissa Pentecost Thu, 03 Feb 2011 22:29:37 -0000 The Big Picture The New Zealand Launch of the Year of Chemistry, featuring Merino Gold and Sir Richard Friend Melissa Pentecost Thu, 03 Feb 2011 22:20:52 -0000 2011 Royal Society of New Zealand Distinguished Speaker - Professor Robin Clark "Science Meets Art" 2011 Distinguished Speaker: Science Meets Art -Investigating Pigments in Art and Archaeology Melissa Pentecost Thu, 03 Feb 2011 22:15:09 -0000 2011 Marie Curie Lecture Series Female Chemists from New Zealand reflect on how chemistry improves our lives and society The Marie Curie Lecture Series is a year- long national tour of talks by female New Zealand chemists in honour of Curie’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her ground-breaking studies in radium and polonium. Melissa Pentecost Thu, 03 Feb 2011 21:00:26 -0000 Applications of Green Chemistry in the Remediation of Environment To search ways for development of environmentally benign processes and products. Help to solve large global problems such as climate change, energy consumption & management of our water resources. It will give a chance to combine various related forces to identify and solve complex and multiva Dr Prem Mohan Mishra Thu, 03 Feb 2011 17:56:27 -0000 Popular Lecture Series on Topics of Chemistry Aimed at arranging innovative lectures on different topics of modern Chemistry. The topics are selected from the level of graduate & post graduate students of Indian Universities. Dr Prem Mohan Mishra Thu, 03 Feb 2011 17:43:46 -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 EChemTest Contests for Secondary School Students The EChemTest contests addressing secondary school students, who will take the EChemTest, an internet-based test which covers the Euro-Curriculum Chemistry Programme. Evangelia Varella Wed, 02 Feb 2011 14:03:15 -0000 Continuous and batch process development for hydrogenation and other catalytic processes 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 Prof. Ada Yonath - Public Lecture at TIFR on Friday 4th February 2011 Prof. Ada Yonath, Chemistry NL 2009, speaks on "The amazing ribosome, its tiny enemies and hints about its origin" Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya Wed, 02 Feb 2011 09:51:35 -0000 Antimony2011 The 2nd International Workshop on Antimony in the Environment will be held in Jena, Germany, on 21-24 August 2011 Dr Montserrat Filella Wed, 02 Feb 2011 08:36:52 -0000 'Ras'aasvaad Fortnightly column in the 'Chaturang' supplement of the Marathi daily Loksatta (Maharashtra, India) on Saturdays. It aims to make the laypersons aware of the role Chemistry plays in the various aspects of daily life. Dr. Radhika Naik Tue, 01 Feb 2011 15:33:20 -0000 Peter Joyce as Galileo & Newton 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 SCI BioResources Young Researchers 2011 South 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 UK Colloids 2011: An International Colloid and Surface Science Symposium The meeting will showcase internationally leading research in this technologically important area of study. Jacqui Colgate Tue, 01 Feb 2011 12:03:15 -0000 BioResources Young Researchers 2011 North 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 Retrosynthesis and Heterocyclic Workshop 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 Enzymatic Processing and Modification - Current and Future Trends 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 Biofortified and Functional Food: A Healthy Future? 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 Synthetic Chemistry and NMR Symposium The most important event related to synthetic chemistry and NMR spectroscopy in Finland gathers the Finnish specialists and students together to enjoy the talks given by numerous international experts in the areas of catalytic asymmetric synthesis as well as chiral and solid state NMR, and to present their own work. Elina Sievänen Tue, 01 Feb 2011 11:25:57 -0000 The Life and Work of Faraday 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 Beautiful Experiments in Chemistry 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 Digestate use and management event 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 RSC/SCI New Technologies in Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry 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 Young Chemist in Industry XX 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 22nd Regional Graduate Symposia Novel Organic Chemistry - University of Edinburgh 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 Rideal Lecture 2011 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 Bath 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 Green and Sustainable Chemistry and Green Engineering The premier green chemistry & engineering conference in the USA. More than 25 topic areas. Confirmed keynotes include Paul Anastas (US EPA), Janine Benyus (The Biomimicry Institute), H. Fisk Johnson (SC Johnson Company, Inc.), Ei-ichi Negishi, Nobel Laureate (Purdue University), and Martyn Poliakoff (Nottingham University). Joyce Kilgore Tue, 01 Feb 2011 09:56:57 -0000 22nd Graduate Symposia Novel Organic Chemistry - University of Manchester 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 New Perspectives in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Cognition 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 Medicinal Plants: From Crop to Cure? 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 Chemistry in the 21st Century - A workshop for college teachers One day workshop on Feb 12, 2011 for high school and college teachers covering frontier areas of chemistry today. Lectures by scientists from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and lab visits. Prof. Arnab Bhattacharya Tue, 01 Feb 2011 06:54:15 -0000 ChemistryViews IYC Video Contest You are invited to submit a 3 min video on Chemistry in Everyday Life Vera Koester Mon, 31 Jan 2011 18:25:16 -0000 Exploring Chemical Space: Synthesising the Drugs of Tomorrow 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 Funding Agri-Innovation: New Ventures in Food Security and Biorenewables 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 Visit of the British Occupational Hygiene Society President Elect at the Society of Chemical Industry 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 Electrochem 2011 Poster Prize 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 The Young Chemist in Industry Award Prizes given to the best three talks of the day. Charne Green Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:47:15 -0000 Natural Dyes from Caribbean Medicinal Plants Selected plant species will be investigated for natural dye sources. The dyes will be subjected to a variety of analytical methods for chemical profiling and efficacy. Dr Sonia Peter Fri, 28 Jan 2011 19:29:19 -0000 IYC@Albert's Celebrating IYC by conducting quiz programs, poster competitions, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, hand-on activites, honouring eminent professors of chemistry. Cyriac Mathew Fri, 28 Jan 2011 19:19:27 -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 "Kemija u industriji" and "Chemical and Bichemical Engineering Quarterly" Publications Monthly publishing of journal "Kemija u industriji" (KUI) - included news and information about IYC 2011 Activity; Special issue of KUI devoted to IYC 2011; Quarterly publishing of journal "Chemical and Bichemical Engineering Quarterly" with included news about IYC 2011; Edition Publishing - reference to IYC, Lectures Dr Danko Skare Fri, 28 Jan 2011 13:01:14 -0000 Celebrating IYC 2011 in Kenya The Department of Chemistry, University of Nairobi, and the Kenya Chemical Society has planned a number of activities towards celebrating IYC 2011. The main targets of these activities are undergraduate students, high school teachers and their students, Midlevel College Lecturers and their students and the general public. Dr. Solomon Derese Fri, 28 Jan 2011 09:52:47 -0000 Chemistry--Our Life, Our Future The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is celebrating the International Year of Chemistry to acknowledge the achievements of chemistry, its contributions to the well-being of humankind, and what the future may hold. Kim Klyberg Thu, 27 Jan 2011 17:52:57 -0000 David Miller Award 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 Butlerov’s International Congress on Organic Chemistry The International Congress on Organic Chemistry consecrated to the famous Russian chemist Alexander Butlerov (the Butlerov’s Congress) will be held in Kazan, Russia, on September 18-23, 2011. Tatiyana Keshner Fri, 21 Jan 2011 14:27:03 -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 Symposium "Modern trends in C-H bond functionalization in arenes and hetarene" Symposium "Modern trends in C-H bond functionalization in arenes and hetarene" is going to be held in Kazan city (Russian Federation) in September 18-23, 2011. Dr Anton Prokhorov Thu, 27 Jan 2011 07:34:23 -0000 The XIV Youth School-Conference on Organic Chemistry The XIV Youth School-Conference on Organic Chemistry 10-14 May 2011 in Ekaterinburg, Russia is traditional conference for young chemists. It is destined to unite and teach students in organic chemistry, to let them share own experience and encourage further research. Dr Anton Prokhorov Thu, 27 Jan 2011 08:38:16 -0000 A Chinese stamp commemorating IYC be issued by China Post in January 2011 At the request of the Chinese Chemical Society, China Post issued a Postcard to commemorate IYC 2011. The Postcard has been circulated in January of 2011. The members of CCS and Chemical professionals in China will share celebrating the International Year of Chemistry. Prof. Can Zhang Thu, 27 Jan 2011 08:26:25 -0000 The national Fun chemical experiment design competition 2011, The national Fun chemical experiment design competition will be held celebrating IYC2011. Prof. Can Zhang Tue, 25 Jan 2011 02:23:36 -0000 Philip Ball 'Unnatural: The Heretical idea of Making People' 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 Chemistry Model Exhibition doing chemistry in the real world Imdad Mohammadzai Wed, 26 Jan 2011 09:07:51 -0000 EUROMAR 2011 The EUROMAR is the main annual meeting of the European magnetic resonance community. Dominik Margraf Tue, 25 Jan 2011 19:58:27 -0000 UPLB ChemQuiz 2011 A tertiary-level, free quiz contest open to all students of the University of the Philippines - Los Banos who have genuine interest in Chemistry, with the theme: "Green Chemistry: Promoting an Eco-Friendly Chemical Industry." Mr. Rowell Abogado Tue, 25 Jan 2011 17:52:06 -0000 The Boyle-Higgins Award of the Institute of Chemistry of Ireland: "A Journey through Organic Chemistry" by Prof. Frank Hegarty The Boyle-Higgins Award and Medal of the Institute of Chemistry of Ireland goes to Prof. Frank Hegarty of University College Dublin (UCD). His Award Lecture, "A Journey through Organic Chemistry", will be given in UCD Thursday 27 Jan (School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, 5 pm) to coincide with the Paris launch of IYC. Dr. Brian Murray Tue, 25 Jan 2011 17:38:12 -0000 Science Enrichment Program: Chemistry The activity is a six week Science Enrichment Program for grades 3 - 8 cognitively-gifted students focusing each week on one of the following areas of chemistry: organic, analytical, inorganic, physical, biochemistry, and polymer/materials science. Dr. Chris Ciolli Tue, 25 Jan 2011 14:10:58 -0000 History of the Chemistry Department at UWI, Mona, Jamaica A book highlighting the early years of the Chemistry Department at UWI, Mona has just been published and it is hoped to ensure copies are made available to all schools in the country as well as all parish and local libraries. Robert Lancashire Tue, 25 Jan 2011 12:18:33 -0000 One-day Science School for Primary School Students University students of TGU will open a one-day science school for primary school students living around the university.. Masahiro Kamata Tue, 18 Jan 2011 05:04:50 -0000 Chemistry of Everyday Things A series of 26 short movies for TV and internet, 26 radio programmes, and 26 newspaper supplements to weekly reveal the underlying chemistry present in day-to-day life. Prof. Paulo Ribeiro-Claro Mon, 24 Jan 2011 21:47:39 -0000 Proteinase 2011: from molecules to medicines. 7th SCI-RSC syposium on proteinase inhibitor design 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 Antimal - Antimalarial Drugs: chemistry, development and future challenges 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 Seminole County Regional Science, Math & Engineering Fair Regional (county-wide) science fair that includes the best projects from public, private and home school students grades 6-12 in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, and other scientific and technical areas as well as mathematics. Michele Mingoia Mon, 24 Jan 2011 18:25:41 -0000 Fragments III: Third RSC-BMCS Fragment-based Drug Discovery meeting 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 Images from the Dawn of Science - Observing the Origins of Modern Microscopy 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 Electrochem 2011 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 Schiff-Fahrt-Diskussion, Universität Zürich and ETH Zürich Three boat trips on the lake of Zurich: Talks and discussion about Nanomaterials, Cultural achievements of chemistry (Kulturleistung Chemie) and Energy forms of the future Irene Studer Tue, 11 Jan 2011 13:51:58 -0000 Eröffnungsveranstaltung - opening ceremony at ETH Zurich and University of Zurich, Switzerland Cultural Achievements of Chemistry: Kulturleistung Chemie: Opening ceremony of ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich with talks of Prof. Dr. Ernst-Peter Fischer and Prof. Dr. em. Dieter Seebach Irene Studer Tue, 11 Jan 2011 13:25:45 -0000 Tag der Chemie, Universität Zürich and ETH Zürich, Switzerland The University of Zurich and ETH Zurich organise jointly under the motto "Cultural achievements of chemistry" a day with open doors. Irene Studer Tue, 11 Jan 2011 13:32:06 -0000 Physical Chemists and Electrochemists - a workshop 11th Workshop of Physical Chemists and Electrochemists is to be organized at Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic during 1-3rd June 2011. This workshop will facilitate interaction of young scientists with experts in the field of biophysical chemistry and all its applications. Vojtech Adam Sun, 23 Jan 2011 19:52:42 -0000 Workshop on Chromatographic techniques The Chromatographic Society of India has organised a workshop on Chromatographic Techniques on March 10-12,2011 at G N Khalsa College, Mumbai which will cover theory and experimentation pertaining to GC, HPLC, HPTLC,Hyphenated Techniques and Electrophoresis. Dr Damodar Prabhu Sat, 22 Jan 2011 18:30:20 -0000 Chemistry Art Competion 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 IYC in Russia More that 50 specials events are envisaged within the scope of IYC2011 in Russia Dr. Petr Fedotov Fri, 21 Jan 2011 20:04:40 -0000 Chemistry in the Stars Joining the annual Night of the Stars show in Mexico, the School of Chemistry at UNAM will offer seminars and conferences about the chemical composition and evolution of the universe. Dr. Eduardo Barzana Mon, 17 Jan 2011 17:31:58 -0000 Opening Ceremony of the IYC at the Institute of Chemistry, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) Associated Director of the Institute of Chemistry - UNICAMP Antonio Braga Fri, 21 Jan 2011 15:06:31 -0000 Medalha Linus Pauling The proclamation of Linus Pauling Day and the establisment of a prize, a medal Linus Pauling, to the best chemistry's student in the last year. Prof. Maurício Façanha Fri, 21 Jan 2011 11:48:13 -0000 Writing Popular Chemistry Article in Indonesian language We encourage every Indonesian chemistry-enthusiast, from academics, scientist professional, students, or hobbyist, to submit your popular Chemistry article in Indonesian language at our popular science website, Mr Arli Aditya Parikesit Thu, 20 Jan 2011 15:25:52 -0000 Focus on Tap Water Find out fast facts about water purification and treatment in Metro Vancouver as well as bottled water vs. tap water. Take part in a Global Experiment "pH of the planet" using portable pH testing equipment. Get your home tap water tested for lead. Cynthia Van ginkel Thu, 20 Jan 2011 20:10:03 -0000 Mediaplanet Business of Chemistry Publication In honor of The Year of Chemistry, Mediaplanet will be publishing an 8-16 page section titled “The Business of Chemistry” to be distributed within the Washington Post newspaper in Washington, DC on March 30th. Sara Quigley Thu, 20 Jan 2011 17:36:06 -0000 I&EC Division Graduate Student Award Symposium A new Symposium at the 2011 Denver meeting where graduate students in the Chemical Sciences may present their research and compete for awards from the I&EC Division. This event allows aspiring chemical professionals to disseminate their research to the global professional community. Dr. Michael Matthews Thu, 20 Jan 2011 17:33:52 -0000 Research Day 2011 at University of the West Indies (Mona) An exhibition of the research activities of the university's Mona campus in Kingston will take place on January 27-28, 2011. The Chemistry Department will be using the occasion to highlight IYC2011 with presentations, demonstrations and exhibits related to the IYC 2011 goals of the role of chemistry in our lives. Dr. Vaughn Rattray Thu, 20 Jan 2011 05:22:23 -0000 Chemistry Council of New Jersey The Spring Conference is a major New Jersey industry event that provides chemistry companies and affiliated groups an opportunity to network, learn about the latest developments affecting their business, get updates on legislative and regulatory issues, participate in seminars directly related to their businesses. Elvin Montero Wed, 19 Jan 2011 20:58:24 -0000 Are Cows More Trustworthy Than Chemists? A public lecture presented by Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Director of McGill University’s Office for Science and Society, January 27 at the Telus World of Science, Edmonton, AB, Canada. Frances Sutherland Wed, 19 Jan 2011 19:54:57 -0000 Blogging Famous Chemists from the Smithsonian Institution's Collections From January through March 2011, the Smithsonian Institution Archives will be blogging about images of chemists (both famous and relatively unknown) found in our collections, and posting new images of women scientists to the Flickr Commons. Catherine Shteynberg Fri, 14 Jan 2011 19:22:24 -0000 IYC2011: Captivating Chemistry 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 Creating Awareness About the Need to Celebrate Chemistry RESEARCH STUDENTS MEET UP BUDDING MINDS AND INTERACT. WE TRY TO CREATE AWARENESS ABOUT IYC-2011 AND ITS NECESSITY. Mr Yathish Ullal Wed, 19 Jan 2011 14:14:51 -0000 Microscale Experiments in Environmental Chemistry Demonstration and hands-on experiences of Microscale Experiments in Environmental Chemistry related to pollution of air by gases like COx, NOx and SOx using microscale kits. Professor Shrivallabh Kamat Wed, 19 Jan 2011 12:13:02 -0000 XXII Croatian Meeting of Chemists and Chemical Engineers The Meeting will take place in Zagreb, Croatia in February 13-16, 2011. The Conference is organized by the Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers and the Croatian Chemical Society. Danijel Namjesnik Wed, 19 Jan 2011 10:57:59 -0000 The Oxford Chemistry Show 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 Dalhousie Student International Year of Chemistry Career Night This event is a career night from chemists around to world. Mr Sean Collins Thu, 13 Jan 2011 03:40:28 -0000 Chemistry's Contribution to Our Global Future In the International Year of Chemistry, prominent scientists highlight the major advances in the fight against the largest problems faced by humanity from the point of view of chemistry, showing how their science is essential to ensuring our long-term survival. Dr. Javier Garcia-Martinez Sun, 16 Jan 2011 17:37:27 -0000 2011 National Youth Science, Technology & Environment Summer Camp The 2011 National Youth Science, Technology & Environment Summer Camp is focused on Green Chemistry. Equipped with the theme, "Under CHEMstruction: Restore the Environment's Equilibrium, Provide a Greener Solution, this activity is set to hold on April 7-10, 2011 in Sarabia Manor Hotel & Convention Center, Iloilo City. Mr. Jason Bardinas Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:25:07 -0000 IYC poster and post-card IYC poster introduces five Finnish innovations in Chemistry, affecting people's everyday life. Five different post-card introduce one innovation each. Ms. Helena Visti Tue, 18 Jan 2011 10:12:19 -0000 Hall of Chemistry at the University Museum "Universum" The Hall of Chemistry displays, in a friendly and interactive way, the influence of chemistry in our every day life. Taking as model a modern house, it illustrates how every object and consumable in every section of the house is related to chemistry and how this relates to environment. Dr. Eduardo Barzana Mon, 17 Jan 2011 16:17:41 -0000 Chemistry Campaign Chemistry Campaign in the malls Dr. Abdulaziz Alnajjar Mon, 17 Jan 2011 14:45:01 -0000 26th Philippine Chemistry Congress The 26PCC will celebrate the 2011 IYC with special sessions which aim to highlight the important role that Chemistry plays in our industry, environment and society. Shalom Rodriguez Mon, 17 Jan 2011 02:44:12 -0000 National meeting of Chemistry Students This meeting will take place in order to propose and generate these spaces to increase the scientific integration of all the chemistry students from the country, arousing the interest to this wonderful science Miss Estefanni Caguazango Montenegro Sun, 16 Jan 2011 22:48:03 -0000 Cafe Chimique On the evening of Thursday January 27 RSC Belgium hosts a public debate on climate change in a café style setting in Brussels. Two expert speakers will set the scene and then the audience will be invited to participate to answer two questions: "Is Global warming really happening?" and "And is it due to human activities?". Mr Tim Reynolds Sun, 16 Jan 2011 21:18:21 -0000 Microbes and Molecules “Curiosidades de la Microbiología is a blog dedicated to the popularization of Microbiology. My intention to support IYC 2011is to publish comments about peer-reviewed papers on the different aspects of chemistry and its relations with microorganisms as for example biochemistry, biogeochemical cycles, antimicrobial compounds Manuel Sánchez Sun, 16 Jan 2011 12:41:49 -0000 Talking to the media Spreading the news by talking to the media Noha Elnagdi Sun, 16 Jan 2011 12:03:25 -0000 Networking Breakfast – Cordis Corporation, Spring House, PA, USA Cordis Corporation, a Johnson & Johnson Company, will host a networking breakfast at their Spring House facility featuring a global “handshake” via teleconference to other participants at 8:00 a.m EST, January 18 2011. Judith Cohen Sun, 16 Jan 2011 03:17:31 -0000 Networking Breakfast - meeting between West Africa and Cambridge, UK Mrs. Comfort Uchendu, Rivers State College of Arts and Science sharing a chemical moment in time with other female scientists in West Africa and Cambridge, United Kingdom. Comfort Uchendu Sat, 15 Jan 2011 20:36:07 -0000 6th International Symposium of Chemistry Microscale International conference with participation of scientists and researchers from well known Universities Dr. Abdulaziz Alnajjar Mon, 10 Jan 2011 14:29:08 -0000 Networking breakfasts in Sierra Leone and Nigeria Scientist from Sierra Leone and Nigeria are linking up in a networking breakfast meeting with scientists in Cambridge, UK, to celebrate the launch of the International Year of Chemistry. Bridget Bannerman Sat, 15 Jan 2011 18:03:45 -0000 Ethical, Legal and Societal Implications of Early Adoption of Nanotechnology The Spring Southeastern Pennsylvania Section of ACS (SEPSACS) and AIChE joint Meeting and celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 Thursday, February 3, 2011 Venue: The Technology Council of Central PA Dr. Anis Rahman Wed, 12 Jan 2011 20:43:11 -0000 The Wind Blows: participatory demonstration of modernized Leçons de Marie Curie The loss of women’s talent cannot be resolved without properly resourced primary education services. “Science Studio Marie” (SSM) aims to make children and young women more friendly with STEM since 2002. SSM show programs are consisted of KAMISHIBAI (the Japanese Story Telling with a series of Pictures of Marie Curie) performa Mrs. Mizue y. Kissho Wed, 12 Jan 2011 01:31:36 -0000 Chemistry and Sustainable Development in Haiti Four (4) Conferences will take place from May to August 2011 at Port-au-Prince, Gonaives, Cayes and Cap-Haitian for local decision-makers about the importance of chemistry in sustainable development. Mardochée Réveil Tue, 11 Jan 2011 21:28:55 -0000 The XIX Mendeleev Congress on General and Applied Chemistry The XIX Mendeleev Congress covers the key directions of the development of chemical science, technology, industry and chemical education. Alexander Navrotskiy Fri, 14 Jan 2011 10:58:40 -0000 Elements of Genius: The Legacy of Chemistry in St Andrews 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 IYC Postage Stamp Central A collection of IYC-related stamps issued during 2011. Dr. Daniel Rabinovich Fri, 14 Jan 2011 17:39:50 -0000 Trace Elements in Food 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 Bangor University Celebrates Chemistry A year long celebration of chemistry with events for all ages Stevie Scanlan Fri, 14 Jan 2011 13:33:07 -0000 The chemical origins of life and its early evolution 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 Chemistry the Elixer of Life A campaign on the essence of understanding chemistry as an important step in living a better life. Encouraging young students from the elementary, secondary and tertiary levels to study chemistry by inviting them to attend exhibits and presentations and lectures. It is a campaign on career opportunities. Ma. Cecilia Almeda Fri, 14 Jan 2011 10:25:55 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Mauritius Women chemists share over breakfast to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011) and to mark the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded to Marie Curie. Dr Ponnadurai ramasami Fri, 14 Jan 2011 06:26:49 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Mexico City, Mexico We are joining Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time activity. The research center CICATA Unidad Legaria, from IPN, México is celebrating its 15th anniversary while IPN is celebrating its 75 anniversary. We are delighted to host the Women Breakfast at 8 am PST Dra. Adela Lemus Fri, 14 Jan 2011 03:48:47 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Bryn Mawr, PA, USA Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time Tina Morgan Ross Thu, 13 Jan 2011 20:56:20 -0000 IYC2011 at the University of St. Thomas, Houston TX A lecture to introduce IYC 2011 to the University of St. Thomas community and the general public. Elmer Ledesma Thu, 13 Jan 2011 18:54:20 -0000 Undergraduates Collaborating for the Future A symposium solely for undergraduate students that gives them the opportunity to present their research work in an oral format at major national meeting. Presentations cover a broad spectrum of the chemical sciences: environmental chemistry, chemical engineering, synthetic chemistry, analytical chemistry. Elmer Ledesma Tue, 11 Jan 2011 23:26:33 -0000 Chemistry Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow A lecture in Marathi language by Dr. Prof. Nilima Rajurkar from Department of Environmental science of University Of Pune. Dr. Nilima is a teacher to post graduate students and a guide to a number of research students in Chemistry. Mr Vinay Rr Thu, 13 Jan 2011 17:56:41 -0000 Virtual Issues of Platinum Metals Review 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 Networking Breakfast - Singapore In support of the event "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time", the A*STAR Chemistry Club will be sponsoring a breakfast event to bring women chemists in Singapore together for a local fun get together and to share an international handshake with women chemists in other countries. Dr Yin Nah Teo Thu, 13 Jan 2011 03:17:44 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Dow Chemical Company, Spring House, PA, USA Dow Chemical WIN Spring House and site manager Dr. Dave Greenley will host a networking breakfast in the Cafeteria Atrium featuring a global “handshake” via teleconference to other participants at 8:00 a.m EST, January 18 2011. Dr Janet Windisch Wed, 12 Jan 2011 22:01:00 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA This is a breakfast for women chemists and other women scientists to gather to learn about twice-Nobelist Marie Curie and to network together to celebrate women in science. Dr. Penny j. Gilmer Wed, 12 Jan 2011 03:08:52 -0000 Networking Breakfast- National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, UK 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 Networking Breakfast - European Parliament, Strasbourg We have invited four women MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) to participate in the global handshake, that is ‘Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time’. Each of the MEPs is very familiar with the issues of ‘Women in Science’ Ms Catherine Feore Wed, 12 Jan 2011 12:07:17 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Women Chemists, come and share over breakfast to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry. Frances Sutherland Wed, 12 Jan 2011 04:35:34 -0000 Poster competition for Celebrating IYC 2011 Chinese Chemical Society has launched an activity: “Poster competition for celebrating International Year of Chemistry”. This is one of a serious activities celebrating IYC 2011 in China. The competition is scheduled from Jan.1 to Dec.31, 2011. Prof. Can Zhang Wed, 12 Jan 2011 01:37:20 -0000 The website of IYC2011 China is online The website of IYC2011 China is online now. The website is specific for celebrating International Year of Chemistry. Prof. Can Zhang Wed, 12 Jan 2011 00:55:01 -0000 National contest: "Les futurs chimistes de Haiti" It is a contest for high school students of Haiti. The participants will answer questions about general and mineral chemistry and about the history of this science. The contest will be conducted by department. Each school will have a representative student and the best of all will be honored and rewarded. Mardochée Réveil Tue, 11 Jan 2011 21:20:49 -0000 View the ACS' IYC Webinar Did you miss our recent IYC webinar? If so, view the recorded webinar to get tips, find resources and activities you or your local section can engage in to celebrate IYC 2011. Liezl Perez Tue, 11 Jan 2011 19:58:35 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Adelaide, South Australia This event celebrates the contribution of Women to Chemistry bringing people together worldwide for a breakfast meeting as a pre-launch event for the IYC 2011 Tatiana Anesbury Tue, 11 Jan 2011 07:17:33 -0000 NESACS Celebrates IYC During 2011, the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) will sponsor meetings, lectures, seminars, science cafés, and outreach activities to young people and the general public in order to celebrate IYC within Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Morton Hoffman Tue, 11 Jan 2011 18:56:58 -0000 People to People Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Delegation to Brazil Travel to Brazil with Nancy B. Jackson, Ph.D., and Russell J. Boyd, Ph.D., in May 2011 as a member of the People to People Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Delegation. A unique collaboration between the American Chemical Society, the Chemical Institute of Canada, and People to People Citizen Ambassador Programs will al Liezl Perez Tue, 11 Jan 2011 18:38:40 -0000 Networking Breakfast - The Hague, The Netherlands The Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry will organise a Networking Breakfast as part of the International 'Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time'. Cyrille Timmerman Tue, 11 Jan 2011 15:44:25 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Midland, Michigan, USA A drop-in networking breakfast to celebrate International Year of Chemisty and for women to share a chemical moment in time. Deidre Strand Tue, 11 Jan 2011 15:23:40 -0000 Twitter Fala Química (Talk Chemistry) A channel of rapid communication to young chemists, students and people interested in Chemistry through the Twitter service. Fala Quimica (which stands for talk Chemistry) is the first channel of Chemistry in Brazil on Twitter. It has more than 1000 followers and has diffused the IYC by its posts since the beggining. Dr Edson Minatti Tue, 11 Jan 2011 15:14:01 -0000 Sunscreen: Challenges and Global Aspects Sunscreen will be the main topic of the Symposium promoted by the Brazilian Society of Cosmetology. This topic will be the guideline for the development of all the technical-scientific program of this event. Ms Jordana Baptista Tue, 11 Jan 2011 13:15:54 -0000 25th Brazilin Congress of Cosmetology This is the biggest congress in Latin America. Cosmetology Globalized: Perception Beyond Technology will be the main topic of the 25th Brazilian Cosmetology Congress. This topic will be the guideline for the development of all the technical-scientific program of this 25th Congress. Ms Jordana Baptista Tue, 11 Jan 2011 12:58:27 -0000 JCF Frühjahrssymposium 2011 The JCF-Frühjahrssymposium is an international conference organized by the younger members of the German Chemical Society. Students and PhD students from all around the world can participate and present their own research. Invited speakers from academia and industry will give talks on hot topics. M.Sc. Markus Happel Tue, 11 Jan 2011 12:33:55 -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 Networking Breakfast - Barcelona, Spain International Year of Chemistry Celebration and Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) EUROTEC CONFERENCE LAUNCH. Djamila Olivier González Tue, 11 Jan 2011 11:00:00 -0000 Networking Breakfast - University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK 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 University of Sydney 2011 O-Week Chemistry Show The School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney presents a chemistry based extravaganza! This event is open to all and held during the University's orientation week for incoming undergraduate students. Yue Wu Tue, 11 Jan 2011 03:45:30 -0000 A Chemistry Project and Workshop for Young Students A chemistry project and workshop for young students to encourage them to begin their own research and projects in chemistry. trk Tarek Ibrahim Sun, 09 Jan 2011 06:58:47 -0000 A Taste of Chemistry Join us while we explore the world of food through chemistry.  Sample the different ways chemistry is used to prepare, test, package and clean food products through demonstrations and hands-on experimentation.  Presented by Alpha Chi Sigma Professional Chemistry Fraternity for Girl Scouts Allison Moore Mon, 10 Jan 2011 22:40:52 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Sheffield, UK 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 Coordination Chemistry Discussion Group (CCDG) 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 - São Paulo, Brazil The Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) has a lot of women contributing to the advance of science in Brazil and we would like to give our tribute to the women sharing a chemical moment. Pro-rectory UNESP Maria josÉ Soares mendes giannini Mon, 10 Jan 2011 19:30:32 -0000 Pure and Applied Chemistry Recognizes the “Hand of Youth” in Shaping Chemistry The January 2011 issue of Pure and Applied Chemistry (PAC) features a collection of articles from past winners of the IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists, from inception of this annual competition in 2000 up to 2009. Mr. Chris Brouwer Mon, 10 Jan 2011 17:48:17 -0000 A Special Issue of Chemistry International Magazine Devoted to Marie Curie IUPAC has published a special issue of Chemistry International magazine devoted entirely to Marie Curie. This special 48-page, 12 article issue (Jan-Feb 2011 CI, vol. 33, issue 1) will be distributed widely throughout the year beginning with the Opening Ceremony in Paris on January 27. Mr. Chris Brouwer Mon, 10 Jan 2011 17:01:51 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Aveiro, Portugal Women chemist networking lunch, on the 18th January (13 h), at the Restaurant of the University of Aveiro. The importance of women in chemistry is celebrate with a talk on "The Structures of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin”, on the same day at 15:30, at the Dept. of Chemistry, Univ. Aveiro, by Raquel Gonçalves-Maia. Maria Clara Magalhães Mon, 10 Jan 2011 16:11:59 -0000 3rd French Brazilian Meeting on Polymers - FBPOL2011 A place where group-leaders researchers from France and from Brazil gather together to present their work, estabilish collaborations and offer to Brazilian students a chance to get envolved in the French-Brazilian network of Polymer Science. The goal of this MEETING is to foster collaborations between both countries (France a Dr Edson Minatti Mon, 10 Jan 2011 14:47:06 -0000 Microscale Chemistry Workshop Workshop for training teachers how to use microscale chemistry in doing school and university experiments Dr. Abdulaziz Alnajjar Mon, 10 Jan 2011 13:32:16 -0000 Creativity in Teaching Chemistry Workshop for training chemistry teachers how to be creative in teaching chemistry Dr. Abdulaziz Alnajjar Sun, 09 Jan 2011 20:57:39 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Moscow, Russia Networking breakfast “Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time” in Moscow, Russia Petr Fedotov Sun, 09 Jan 2011 23:47:09 -0000 ChemTea 2nd Kuwaiti Chemistry Teachers Network (ChemTea) Dr. Abdulaziz Alnajjar Sun, 09 Jan 2011 20:06:10 -0000 Issuing a commemorative stamp for the logo of the IYC2011 Kuwait Chemical Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication in Kuwait are planing to issue a commemorative stamp for the logo of the IYC2011 Dr. Abdulaziz Alnajjar Fri, 07 Jan 2011 21:17:16 -0000 Networking Breakfast - University of Nairobi, Kenya Women in Chemistry; lecturers, students, alumni and role models in the field; will get together on Tuesday, 18th January, 2011 to discuss a number of topics including the importance of chemistry in life and the pivotal role of Marie Curie in Chemistry. Dr. Leonidah Kerubo Omosa Sun, 09 Jan 2011 19:15:02 -0000 "White Paper of Science" Symposium: World-Changing Chemistry To help people learn how interesting and important science is, the Mainichi Newspapers has run a series of feature articles over the past 10 years. We now plan to hold a symposium timed to coincide with the International Year of Chemistry in 2011. Mr. Takehiko Okazaki Fri, 07 Jan 2011 08:44:23 -0000 Recent Trends in Pharmaceutical Chemistry A National Seminar on Recent Trends in Pharmaceutical Chemistry RTPC-2011 is to be organized at Krishna University, Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh during 30-31st January 2011. This seminar will facilitate interaction of young scientists with experts in the field and the scientists from industry. Professor V Basaveswara Rao Mandava Tue, 14 Dec 2010 09:02:52 -0000 Science Festival Luxembourg The Science festival 2011 presents a healthy balance between activities around all fields of science and technologie. However chemistry activities and activities related to coulours will be particularly encouraged. Joseph Rodesch Thu, 06 Jan 2011 12:19:35 -0000 National Chemistry Week in Singapore National Chemistry Week is held in end May early June with a variety of activities include speech competition, quizzes, hands-on workshops, Chemistry Camp, Amazing Chemistry Race, visit to Jurong Island and Chemistry related industries, etc. Workshops for teachers will be organised before and after NCW. Dr Laipeng Leong Thu, 06 Jan 2011 09:25:59 -0000 Presentation of Chemical Research by Students of National College of Technology Workshop of Chemical Research by students awarded an excellent graduation research prize in National College of Technology Professor Naoto  Chatani Thu, 06 Jan 2011 07:37:46 -0000 “Welcome to Chemistry” Onsite Lecture Presentation at high school Encourage interest of high school students in chemistry (ex. Challenge of total synthesis of natural product, functionalized material in daily life, ect.) Professor Naoto  Chatani Fri, 03 Dec 2010 02:41:50 -0000 LGC Standards celebrates IYC2011 We would like to celebrate this IYC2011 by promoting chemistry in a monthly newsletter to all our customers. The theme of the monthly newsletter would be the same theme as the Swedish National Committee for Chemistry has chosen. M.Sc. Roger Kasselstrand Wed, 05 Jan 2011 15:22:04 -0000 Analytical Chemistry for Space Exploration Public symposium titled “Analytical Chemistry for Space Exploration” is held in the 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Analytical Chemistry to introduce roles of analytical chemistry in missions to search for the origin of the solar system. Dr. Kensei  Kobayashi Wed, 05 Jan 2011 06:09:39 -0000 Role of Chemistry in Social life The feeling for the subject have made us to do something to celebrate IYC-2011to make aware of our society specially the young childrens and women in special to see how chemistry can in reality change our society and create a green and peace society. Shyamal Kar Sat, 08 Jan 2011 08:48:47 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Richmond, VA, USA Women at Afton Chemical are joining the initiative "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time" by holding an internal networking breakfast on January 18, 2011. Stephanie Mabry Fri, 07 Jan 2011 20:58:40 -0000 Cape Cod Science Cafe-An International Year of Chemistry Kick-Off Event Come to the Cape Cod Science Cafe-An International Year of Chemistry Kick-Off Event. Socialize with neighbors, ACS members, local Twitter folks and learn from a Chemist's perspective how to Protect the Cape Cod Water Supply. Light appetizers and soft drinks are provided. Cash bar. Jennifer Maclachlan Fri, 07 Jan 2011 19:56:12 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Boston, Massachusetts, USA Following the lead of Mary Garson's activity "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time", the Boston University Women in Chemistry are hosting a breakfast to bring together local chemistry women for a breakfast networking meeting on 18 January 2011 in the week prior to the launch of IYC. Emily Welsch Fri, 07 Jan 2011 17:57:54 -0000 The 3rd Maghreb Conference on Desalination and Water Treatment CMTDE 2011 The Tunisian Desalination Association organizes with the cooperation of the European Desalination Society (EDS) the 3rd Maghreb Conference on Desalination and Water Treatment. This conference provides an excellent forum for professionals, scientists and technologists from all over the world. Meral Mouelhi Fri, 07 Jan 2011 12:46:46 -0000 Call for Expert Authors: Encyclopedia of Earth (EoE) The EoE seeks chemistry experts to author defensible articles in their disciplines. Authors write articles and collaborate and review other Contributor's work. EoE is a free, fully searchable collection of content on the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. Also, we are seeking Topic Editors. Dr. Sidney Draggan Fri, 07 Jan 2011 12:36:25 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Lyngby, Denmark Danish chemistry alumni and chemistry students are joining the initiative "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time". Kia Mygind Fri, 07 Jan 2011 12:01:48 -0000 Nottingham Chemistry Public Lecture Series A series of free, public lectures Dr Samantha Tang Fri, 07 Jan 2011 09:39:35 -0000 International Conference on Basic Science, ICBS 2011 International Conference, 17-18 February 2011; Training Instrumentation 14 & 16 February 2011; Workshop: Introduction to ISO 17025, 16 February 2011 Hermin Sulistyarti Fri, 07 Jan 2011 10:03:18 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Lisbon, Portugal The chemistry women of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon- Portugal are joining the initiative "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time". Maria Filomena Camoes Thu, 06 Jan 2011 18:40:37 -0000 Understand Water Chemistry for Healthy Life Awareness chemistry of pure water. Types & sources of water pollution. Methods & chemistry of water purification. Dr Keshav Mohan Thu, 06 Jan 2011 18:08:20 -0000 XXI International Symposium on Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics BES’2011 The Symposium features all aspects of the highly interdisciplinary areas of bioelectrochemistry and bioenergetics and several aspects of biophysics, biotechnology and medical biophysics Barbara Jachimska Thu, 06 Jan 2011 17:21:09 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Kingston, Ontario, Canada The women of GreenCentre Canada, based in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, will be coming together on the morning of January 18, 2011 for a breakfast potluck to celebrate women in chemistry. Lyndsey Darling Thu, 06 Jan 2011 14:31:39 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY Women with a background in one of the chemical science or engineering disciplines will meet for breakfast to network and talk about their experiences as women in chemistry. Students and post-docs are especially encouraged to attend. Dr. Kimberley Elcess Thu, 06 Jan 2011 14:16:51 -0000 Chemicals and Health - on the Production of Pharmaceuticals This activity is designed to make known how drugs are made. A group of University Senior students who attend classes on biology and health care will visit pharmaceutical laboratory. Fernando Castanheira Thu, 06 Jan 2011 10:25:05 -0000 La ciudad atómica Blog is a popularization of science in Spanish, every day of 2011 will have the characteristics and peculiarities of a molecule. This project is made by undergraduate students of Chilean Universities. Ai Quch Mon, 03 Jan 2011 03:25:06 -0000 La Química: Ayer y Hoy Is a General Education course (any student can take it) which will tour the major milestones of chemistry at the time, the world and society. There will be a strong emphasis to compose the relationship between the everyday and the chemical for which values the learning of our beloved science. Martin andres Perez comisso Sun, 02 Jan 2011 20:03:13 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Women in the field of Chemistry (teachers, students and women active in the field) will gather on Jan. 18 to discuss the role of women in advancing sustainable chemistry and also network with other countries to celebrate the IYC and the pivotal role of Marie Curie in chemistry. Nigist Asfaw Wed, 05 Jan 2011 18:03:18 -0000 Issuance of a Commemorative IYC Stamp in Paraguay Organized by the National Node Lourdes Gisella Duarte Pereira Sun, 05 Dec 2010 15:45:21 -0000 Global Chemical Experiment - Paraguay participation This event it's going to be with school from all the country by developping ways to make the water a chemical solution. The organizer are: National Node Lourdes Gisella Duarte Pereira Sun, 05 Dec 2010 15:43:34 -0000 ETyC 2011 - Science and Technology Exhibition The ETyC take place every year where carrers of all faculties of the UNA and other private universities show their works, and in this case, the carrer of Chemistry of the FaCEN it's gonna presents their better work of the year and somme interesting experiments. The organizers are: Department of Chemistry - Extension Office. Lourdes Gisella Duarte Pereira Sun, 05 Dec 2010 15:31:31 -0000 Science Films - projections and debates This event it's going to take place 4 times in the year and the organizers are the Paraguayan Asociation of Student of Pure Chemestry (AEQPP) Lourdes Gisella Duarte Pereira Sun, 05 Dec 2010 15:15:30 -0000 Workshops and Training for Teachers This Event it's going to take place the month of March by attending to conferences and aupdates for Teachers of all levels. The organizateurs are: Master Coordination – Department of Chemistry Lourdes Gisella Duarte Pereira Sun, 05 Dec 2010 14:58:11 -0000 Release of the Official IYC 2011 Schedule in Paraguay The official release of the IYC schedule for Paraguay is to take place the 16th of December of 2010 at 18:00 h. in FaCEN-UNA Lourdes Gisella Duarte Pereira Sun, 05 Dec 2010 14:46:48 -0000 IYC Opening in Paraguay This activity it's ging to take place the 18th and 19th February of 2011, at the "Cúpula of the UNA", the organizers are: National Node - Department of Chemistry - Broadcast Address and International Relations - Extension Office – AEQPP – CQP Lourdes Gisella Duarte Pereira Sun, 05 Dec 2010 14:53:42 -0000 The 26th Workshop on Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors It provides the opportunity to exchange the recent achievements on the fundamentals and applications of Solid State Nuclear Track Detectors, including space radiations and hadron therapy. A lecture on Madam Curie will be also made for general publics. Prof. Dr. Tomoya  Yamauchi Tue, 04 Jan 2011 07:34:19 -0000 Chemistry demonstrations Chemistry demonstrations will be performed for a ten thousand secondary school students in Port-au-Prince to let them have a better understanding of this science. Mardochée Réveil Wed, 05 Jan 2011 15:45:05 -0000 Celebrating Women Contribution to Chemistry B’da Best Concepts has designed a 100 days activity and host a Chemistry Fair. Participation will be drawn from eighteen schools from the eighteen local government areas of Cross River State-Nigeria. The main activities will be held in Calabar, the Cross River State-Nigeria. Binta Moustapha Wed, 05 Jan 2011 14:13:23 -0000 Lebanese Chemistry Olympiade On April 2, 2011, the Lebanese Chemistry Olympiad in the discipline Acid-Base Titrations will be held celebrating IYC2011. Up to 20 high school students can participate and will be judged based on accuracy, precision, and technique. The results will be celebrated at the Annual Science and Arts Fair. Dr. Brigitte Wex Wed, 05 Jan 2011 10:29:31 -0000 Molecular Materials Meeting @ Singapore This international meeting is convened to commemorate IYC 2011 by providing a forum for frontiers and rising stars in the field of molecular materials to discuss their 'BIG IDEAS' in the intersecting area between materials and chemistry and related developments in other scientific and technological arena. Mr Eugene Low Wed, 05 Jan 2011 03:28:37 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Utrecht, The Netherlands Networking breakfast for students, teachers and alumni. Central theme is 'carreers in chemistry'. Once you studied chemistry, where did you end up? Hanke Jongebreur Tue, 04 Jan 2011 19:28:57 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Kuwait Kuwait Chemical Society will celebrate with other countries the networking woman breakfast in the International Year of Chemistry 2011. This activity scheduled to gather active women working in the field of chemistry in memory of Madame Curie, as well as recognition of the role of women in chemistry and society. Dr. Abdulaziz Alnajjar Sun, 02 Jan 2011 15:06:53 -0000 The universe, the world, us = Chemistry As an year round primary school project we will get engaged in learning about the universe, the world, us from a chemical point of view. This should allow primary school students to reflect about notions regarding diversity and whole Lic. Patricia Carabelli Fri, 31 Dec 2010 15:06:46 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Rotterdam, The Netherlands "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time" Birgit Ros Tue, 04 Jan 2011 16:12:46 -0000 Cosmetics and Pharmaceutics: New Trends in Biophysical Approaches The “Cosmetics and Pharmaceutics: New Trends in Biophysical Approaches” STUDIUM CONFERENCE aims to help the technology transfer from research to the industrial scale and to update the knowledge in the fields of biophysics, chemistry, biochemistry applied to cosmetics and pharmaceutics. Salvatore Magazu' Tue, 04 Jan 2011 15:19:43 -0000 Election of the Young Analytical Chemists of the Year This project is intended to identify the two best professional bachelors graduating in Analytical Chemistry at the Belgian Technical Colleges. Willy Stelzer Mon, 13 Dec 2010 10:00:51 -0000 Symposium "Juist biociden" - A seminar on the 'proper use' of biocides The Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and the Environment, the Dutch Inistitute for Public health and the Environment (RIVM) and KUGEL LEGAL organise a seminar on the 'proper use' of biocides. The aim is to bring together all stakeholders and users and to create a long-term 'Knowledge Network on Biocides' Mr Peter Kugel Mon, 03 Jan 2011 13:13:28 -0000 3rd Annual UDIAS Student Award The UDIAS Student Award wil be in its 3rd edition in 2011. It is a Prize for the two best Masters Thesis presented by master students majoring in analytical chemistry at Belgian Universities during Academic Year 2010-2011. The laureates will be officially announced during a ceremony in Brussels in November 2011 Willy Stelzer Mon, 13 Dec 2010 09:34:46 -0000 Los Avances de la Química y su Impacto en la Sociedad (Chemistry and its Impact on Society) Course addressed to general public, secondary school students and teachers as well as to anybody interested on the benefits of Chemistry for our lifes. Bernardo Herradón Tue, 04 Jan 2011 08:55:15 -0000 2011 GSC Workshop: “Chemistry for a Sustainable Society” The scope of this workshop is to present the recent achievements of NEDO’s Development of Fundamental Technologies for Green and Sustainable Chemical Processes project and to review industry and academic efforts for green sustainable chemistry in Japan and overseas. Dr. Tadashi Arai Thu, 09 Dec 2010 08:41:13 -0000 Networking Breakfast - San Lorenzo, Paraguay Paraguay is joining to the Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time activity which is an IYC activity designed to bring chemistry women together worldwide for a breakfast meeting. This will be held on Tuesday January 18th, 2011. Dr. Norma Caballero Tue, 04 Jan 2011 01:35:47 -0000 I OLIMPIADA PARAGUAYA DE QUÍMICA It is an intellectual level event to be held for the first time in Paraguay. Chemistry Competition among high school students from different schools in the country. The winners of the Olympiad will compete internationally in the Iberoamerican Chemistry Olympiad. Miguel Martínez Mon, 03 Jan 2011 21:43:34 -0000 Networking Breakfast (for Dinner) - Bloomfield, NJ, USA The Metro Women's Chemist Committee will have our first event of the year on Tuesday January 18th - Breakfast for Dinner. We will be joining women from around the world as participants in "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time" as part of the International Year of Chemistry Celebration. Sarah Carberry Mon, 03 Jan 2011 16:15:22 -0000 Celebrate Chemistry in Fribourg Conferences "grand public", as well as open doors day, chemistry shows, activities for kids and adults, tombola, painting activities, expositions, parcours, music, ... Katharina Fromm Mon, 03 Jan 2011 15:22:51 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Araraquara - SP, Brazil This one day event dedicated to women´s achievement in Brazilian science Vanderlan Bolzani Mon, 03 Jan 2011 14:27:47 -0000 Wall Calendar "Chemistry is Cool" Calendar of photos obtained from the competition for high school students, which took place in 2010 in the Czech Republic. Petra Karnetova Mon, 13 Dec 2010 21:09:53 -0000 Playful chemistry Various types of paper games promoting IYC2011 will be prepared. Daniel Svozil Fri, 10 Dec 2010 08:22:53 -0000 Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry The 9th Spring Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (May 8-11, 2011, Turku, Finland) will include a special session highlighting the success of electrochemistry in order to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry. Dr. Johan Bobacka Sun, 02 Jan 2011 22:25:03 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Melbourne VIC, Australia The Royal Australian Chemical Institute is joining in the global breakfast initiative. mr Roger Stapleford Thu, 30 Dec 2010 00:34:49 -0000 9th International & 21st National Chemistry Conference – 2011 To promote purposeful research in Chemistry To promote mutual cooperation, and exchange of ideas among the chemists in academia and industries To promote the existing levels of teaching / research in chemistry Raising awareness and appreciation of the role of chemistry in national development. Dr. Tehseen Ahmed Sun, 02 Jan 2011 12:36:35 -0000 Chemical Week in Paraguay Cycle of conferences organized by the Department of Chemistry FACEN with the participation of the Association of Students of Pure Chemistry, the College of Chemists of Paraguay and the Coordination of Master in Physical Chemistry. Dr. Norma Caballero Sun, 02 Jan 2011 02:13:54 -0000 Tribute to Marie Curie Students of chemistry will present posters and talks about the life of Marie Curie, applications and scope of her work, plus the contribution of women to the development of chemistry. It will reward the most creative poster. Dr. Norma Caballero Sun, 02 Jan 2011 01:15:02 -0000 International Year of Chemistry Celebration in The Dalles, Oregon This activity is an IYC celebration through the Mid-Columbia Christian Homeschool Association in The Dalles, OR. The celebration will be a chance for students and parents to join in celebrating IYC, while participating in hands-on chemistry activities and enjoying chemistry-related snacks. Erica Jacobsen Fri, 31 Dec 2010 21:42:30 -0000 The 18th Symposium on Chemistry Postgraduate Research in Hong Kong The 18th Symposium on Chemistry Postgraduate Research in Hong Kong will be hosted by the Department of Biology and Chemistry of the City University of Hong Kong on 30 April 2011 at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Prof. Dr. Istvan T. Horvath Fri, 31 Dec 2010 10:13:02 -0000 Chemistry for All! 'Atoms of Delight' 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 Proposed Activities on Notesmaster for IYC 2011 In celebration for the IYC 2011 Notesmaster aims to promote the fascinating and useful science of chemistry to our member teachers and students. We hope to raise the profile of chemistry while encouraging greater participation in the creation and dissemination of chemistry related learning material throughout the Caribbean. Jason Raymond Thu, 30 Dec 2010 04:16:43 -0000 Have You Ever Wondered? (or how the mysteries of the world can be explained by chemistry) Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Director of McGill University’s Office for Science and Society, will give a public lecture entitled "Have you wondered.... (or how the mysteries of the world can be explained by chemistry)" at the Okanagan College, Vernon Campus, Vernon, British Columbia on February 10, 2011. Carl Doige Tue, 28 Dec 2010 18:27:43 -0000 Pakistan Journal of Chemistry A broad ranging open access journal, • Fast and efficient submission, • Expert peer review, • Rapid publication and High visibility Rafia Azmat Tue, 28 Dec 2010 12:09:42 -0000 "Chemistry Matters": short, educational videos with 16 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry on “Chemistry is really the queen of the sciences. If there is any one subject that an educated person should know in the world, it is chemistry.” Roger Kornberg, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2006 Merci Olsson Mon, 27 Dec 2010 12:58:44 -0000 experimental quiz introduce students to chemistry lab equipment and chemical Mr. srikrishna sai koppisetti Sun, 05 Dec 2010 17:28:27 -0000 know the elements to prepare different activites based on periodical table to high school children, like cross word puzzles, quizes Mr. srikrishna sai koppisetti Sun, 28 Nov 2010 17:00:01 -0000 Chemistry and Healthy life Seminar , for high school students This is a seminar about the Chemistry and healthy life, for the students in high school. the seminar start date is 8th,Apr 2011 and will accept the students articles and work about chemistry and healthy life till 11th,Mar 2011. Sadegh Jebelli Fri, 24 Dec 2010 09:56:20 -0000 Opening Ceremony in Syria under the aegis of the ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, and the ministry of Higher Education in Syria, Syrian Chemical Society will organize Opening Ceremony of the International Year of Chemistry Mr. Yamen AlSalka Fri, 24 Dec 2010 07:19:39 -0000 Networking Lunch - Berkeley, California, USA The California Department of Toxic Substances Control will host the chemists of its Environmental Chemistry Laboratory for a networking lunch, roundtable discussion and sharing of experiences that brought them into chemistry. Jim Wasserman Thu, 23 Dec 2010 17:40:24 -0000 IYC-2011 Inauguration Function at IISc Bangalore The IYC-2011 campaign will be formally initiated by the CRSI and the Chemical Sciences Division at IISc Bangalore on 1st January, 2011. About 600 high school students have been invited. There will be an Inaugural Address by C.N.R. Rao and a Lecture with Demonstration by Uday Maitra. Prof. Uday Maitra Thu, 23 Dec 2010 04:26:15 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Tokyo, Japan Gender Equality Committee of CSJ will be held to celebrate IYC. The key aim is to discuss the promotion and networking of young scientists with the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie’s Novel Price in chemistry. Prof. Emeritus, Ph.D. Masako Sasaki Wed, 22 Dec 2010 08:59:09 -0000 Virtual Periodic System It is a periodic system of chemistry elements in software, to interact the computer user with the chemistry. Sérgio Henrique D. de Oliveira Mon, 13 Dec 2010 14:03:22 -0000 Profiles of chemists around the world in Chemical & Engineering News In celebration of the International Year of Chemistry, Chemical & Engineering News magazine will be running monthly profiles of American Chemical Society members from around the world. The profiles will run in the last issue of every month, starting in January. Read these profiles at Linda Wang Tue, 21 Dec 2010 18:20:33 -0000 Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time - London, UK 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 4th Symposium on Engineering Sciences The 4th symposium will focus on the articles on advances in scientific and technological issues related but not limited to the following areas: 1. Chemical Engineering 2. Material Science and Engineering 3. Process Engineering 4. Environmental Technologies 5. Reaction and Separation Technologies. Research article, case studi Dr. Mahmood Saleem Tue, 21 Dec 2010 12:36:40 -0000 Southern Highlands Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry 28-30 August 2011. Peppers Manor House, Moss Vale (2 hours SW of Sydney), New South Wales, Australia. 2-day residential conference on all aspects of heterocyclic chemistry. Information:; Professor Roger Read Tue, 21 Dec 2010 12:15:07 -0000 Networking Breakfast - NSW Australia This event will be a part of the "Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time at an International Networking Breakfast" Edwina Hine Tue, 21 Dec 2010 06:47:42 -0000 Chemistry stories Chemists at TRIUMF, Canada's national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics, will be posting stories online on recent research topics in the fields of radiochemistry and nuclear medicine, muon chemistry and reaction rates, green chemistry, materials science and nuclear reactions. Jennifer Kaban Tue, 21 Dec 2010 05:09:45 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Melbourne, Australia We hosted a breakfast to celebrate and promote women women in chemistry on January 18th from 7 am in the CSIRO Ian Wark laboratory, Bayview Ave, Clayton, Victoria. Women at all stages in their career attended. Michelle Groarke Tue, 21 Dec 2010 01:01:19 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Richland, WA USA The Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time event in Richland, WA USA will be held at the Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory (EMSL) auditorium starting at 8:00 am PST on January 18th. During the event there will be short presentations about IYC, importance of STEM mentors, and the rich radio chemistry in this region. Janet Bryant Mon, 20 Dec 2010 20:46:57 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Leicestershire, UK 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 5th European Young Investigator Conference (EYIC) The scope of EYIC is to bring together chemists, physicists and biologists interested in all aspects of the interaction between radiation (of low and high energy) and matter. All participants should share an interest in Free Radical Chemistry, Radiation Chemistry, Photochemistry, Radiobiology, and Spectroscopy Dr. Christian Ehli Mon, 20 Dec 2010 14:22:09 -0000 Worldwide Korean Chemist Fair Academic Activities and Discussion Prof. Dong-myung Shin Mon, 20 Dec 2010 10:07:09 -0000 Intercollegiate Seminar Competition Seminar on current and emerging trends of chemistry for the welfare of society and also to increase the awareness about chemistry in students Dr. Pratibha Agrawal Sat, 18 Dec 2010 08:09:00 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Beijing, China Networking breakfast for female members of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, other senior scientists, young scientists and research students as part of the "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time" activity David G Evans Fri, 17 Dec 2010 09:12:08 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Oak Ridge, TN, USA Bring women in chemistry together for a breakfast networking meeting on 18 January 2011 in the week prior to the launch of IYC. Deanna Pickel Thu, 16 Dec 2010 15:34:31 -0000 Charterhouse IYC Day 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 International Symposium on Fluorous Technologies 2011 (ISoFT'11) ISoFT'11 will be held in Hong Kong between 30 November and 3 December 2011 and focus on the latest developments of fluorous chemistry and technology. Prof. Dr. Istvan T. Horvath Thu, 16 Dec 2010 04:12:24 -0000 Student Chemistry Cartoon Competition !! VIEW RESULTS BELOW !! Professor Jim McQuillan Thu, 16 Dec 2010 01:23:31 -0000 3rd Symposium of Chemistry UNPA at Papaloapan University, Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, México 3rd Symposium of Chemistry UNPA, March 10-11, 2011, Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, México. Activities: conferences, forums, posters sessions, workshops, challenges. Objectives:To share chemistry knowledge and promote enthusiasm in young people in educative institutions at basin Papaloapan zone. Nelda Xanath Martínez Galero Wed, 15 Dec 2010 17:38:38 -0000 Jubilee Magazine to Honour the IYC The magazine covers a wide variety of topics from chemical innovations and presentations of chemists’ work in different branches to chemistry in everyday life, the magazine will appear on December 16, 2010 as a supplement of Finnish Chemical Magazine. Ms. Helena Visti Wed, 15 Dec 2010 15:32:17 -0000 Celebrate the IYC with Taylor and Francis Group/CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group/CRC Press will be celebrating the IYC through a number of promotions, giveaways, awards, and the launch of our new Chemistry Arena website. Andrea Grant Tue, 14 Dec 2010 15:40:51 -0000 3rd International Conference on Drug Discovery and Therapy This unique international conference provides a platform for all pharmaceutical scientists, internists and primary care physicians to discuss and learn about all the important international breakthrough developments on drug discovery and on new therapeutics. Atif Hussain Tue, 14 Dec 2010 07:56:34 -0000 Launching Ceremony and Chemistry Declaration in Korea IYC2011 Launching Ceremony and Chemistry Declaration in Korea Prof. Dong-myung Shin Fri, 10 Dec 2010 10:15:52 -0000 PACIA Interface 2011 - International Year of Chemistry The Australian Plastics and Chemicals Industry Association (PACIA) Interface 2011 is a high level program held at Parliament House Canberra in March for CEO's and senior managers from the chemicals and plastics industry in Australia. The theme in 2011 will be in support of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 initiative. Mr. John Osborn Tue, 17 Aug 2010 05:39:57 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Cambridge, UK 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 Networking Breakfast - Recklinghausen, Germany At Gelsenkirchen University of Applied Sciences, Dep. Recklinghausen women working in, studying or teaching chemistry are welcome for discussion and getting to know one another. We hope for lively discussions with students and scientists in other countries. Prof. Dr. Sibylle Planitz-Penno Mon, 13 Dec 2010 10:20:14 -0000 Analytical Knot between Chemistry and Society A visionary act towards the changing trends in chemistry with the society by our Forum which also invites more students as well as academia to put their ideas and works in the half yearly journals issued by the forum named "The Chemical Axis" which was first issued in September 2003. Shyamal Kar Mon, 13 Dec 2010 09:48:17 -0000 Prof M S Wadia Intercollegiate Lecture Competition-2011 A Chemistry Lecture competition for College Chemistry Students(UG as well as PG) from college affiliated to University of Pune and Other Universities in Maharashtra is Organized by PG Department of Chemistry, New Arts, Commerce and Science College, Parner, Dist-Ahmednagar(Maharashtra, INDIA on Thursday, !3th January 2011. Dilip Thube Sat, 11 Dec 2010 13:25:38 -0000 EXERGY-2011 It is a technical festival with chemistry at its heart. Here we have events based on chemistry where young minds come and compete. We also have lecture series to eradicate ignorance of people for chemistry. With sustainable INNOVATION as a theme, we try to extract participants creativity on chemistry related topics. Hardik Bhanushali Sat, 11 Dec 2010 12:31:26 -0000 6th International Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis “RENACOM2011" The 6th International Symposium on Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis “RENACOM2011" which will take place on April 29-30, 2011 to the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of Errachidia (Southeast of Morocco), aims to stimulate interactions between researchers in the field of organometallic chemistry. Mohammed Lachkar Sat, 11 Dec 2010 07:39:41 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Liverpool, UK 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 ChemConnect Finding Advanced and Integrative Platform for Future Chemical Industry Prof. Dong-myung Shin Fri, 10 Dec 2010 10:44:37 -0000 Networking Breakfast - FUJIFILM Tilburg, Netherlands Approx. 20 women with chemical background will participate in a breakfast on Jan 18 2011. We invited a speaker to talk on how to motivate youngsters to choose for beta / nature classes at school. Henrike Krijnsen Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:18:57 -0000 1st International Chemistry Conference and its Role in Sciences (ICCRS-1) JAN 3rd 2011 Department of Chemistry, Jinnah University for Women is organizing 1st international chemistry conference and its role in science(ICCRS-1) to celebrate the international year of chemistry 2011 .The theme of the conference is Chemistry; Panacea of all Problems. Rafia Azmat Fri, 10 Dec 2010 06:00:32 -0000 Student Physical Chemistry Video Competition !! VIEW RESULTS BELOW !! Professor Jim McQuillan Thu, 09 Dec 2010 08:48:08 -0000 Nordic conference for Chemistry teachers Chemistry teachers from all the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) will meet to seek information and inspiration in order to improve our pupils interest and learning in chemistry. PhD Vivi-Ann Långvik Tue, 29 Jun 2010 09:55:42 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Terneuzen, Netherlands The purpose of this meeting will be to gather as many women as possible who work in the field of chemistry for a session centering on the theme of 'diversity and inclusion within organizations'. A female speaker, specialized in gender and diversity wil lead the interactive breakfast meeting. Ann Bouckaert Thu, 09 Dec 2010 14:45:10 -0000 Nature & Chemistry We are one with the nature. We are made up of same elements as the universe. By simple fun experiments we can create interest in common man about Chemistry & can remove their superstitions ,that unholy Godman are exploiting. Prof. Adarsh Bhatti Thu, 09 Dec 2010 14:28:43 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Cairo, Egypt This event will include short opening remarks by UNESCO Cairo Office on the IYC, followed by a speech by a decision-maker (a scientist herself!). It will also include a discussion on the popularization of science and chemistry to female students, enhanced enrollment, employability in the chemistry field. Mrs. Rasha Abou-elazm Thu, 09 Dec 2010 12:20:30 -0000 Science Saturday - Celebrating IYC2011 Hands-on science experiments for children are among the many activities planned for area residents during this year's celebration of the International Year of Chemistry (2011). The event is an outreach program hosted by the Southwest Georgia section of the American Chemical Society and Valdosta State University College of Arts Linda De la garza Wed, 08 Dec 2010 18:00:32 -0000 Lecture: Simply H2O Lecture about the importance of the water, with a historical perspective. Marília Peres Wed, 08 Dec 2010 12:19:58 -0000 Recent Trends in Organic Synthesis The conference will deliberate on all branches of Organic Chemistry and allied areas encompassing fields from theory and experiment to applications of Chemistry to biology, materials, modern science and technology. S Muthusamy Tue, 07 Dec 2010 14:04:47 -0000 Chemistry of Love "Science Café" A "Science Café" around the role of chemistry in the romantic love: from a short presentation of the molecules present in the different stages of love to a participated discussion about chemistry, science and life. Prof. Paulo Ribeiro-Claro Sun, 05 Dec 2010 18:08:04 -0000 Open Door Day It's going to take place the 14 of october 2011. This event we hope the colaboration from all the school. The objective it's to exchange ideas and see how the chemistry grow up in our country - Paraguay-. This event organize the AEQPP (Studend Association of Pure Chemistry of Paraguay) Lourdes Gisella Duarte Pereira Sun, 05 Dec 2010 15:21:41 -0000 “Química por Tabela 2.0” - A series of chemistry demonstrations “Química por Tabela 2.0” is a chemistry-based show for the general public - a sequence of interesting, surprising, or amazing chemical reactions - that will be part of the permanent programme of the Fábrica CCVA Science Centre of Aveiro Prof. Paulo Ribeiro-Claro Sun, 05 Dec 2010 13:22:28 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Madrid, Spain The Spanish Chemistry and Society Forum is organising a round table breakfast with some of the top national female chemistry researchers. The event will take place in Madrid next January 18th. Emilia Arjona Fri, 03 Dec 2010 15:58:05 -0000 The Royal Society of Chemistry includes the IYC logo in Chemistry World and Education in Chemistry during 2011 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 improving teaching of industrial chemistry at school level this qualitatiative action research in pakistan will prepare the students for upcoming devlopment and also will bring a linking between schools and industries for skill development Zaheer Abbas Chang Fri, 03 Dec 2010 04:09:08 -0000 Artificial Photosynthesis: Faraday Discussion 155 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 Ionic Liquids: Faraday Discussion 154 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 Analytical Research Forum (ARF) 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 Coherence and Control in Chemistry: Faraday Discussion 153 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 22nd International Symposium: Synthesis in Organic Chemistry 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 10th International Conference on Materials Chemistry (MC10) 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 Gold: Faraday Discussion 152 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 6th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (6-ISMSC) 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 Solar Fuels: Catalysis and Photoconversion SERC is hosting its second annual symposium on January 13 - 14, 2011, on the Campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Lars Sahl Wed, 01 Dec 2010 18:51:08 -0000 Hydrogen Storage Materials: Faraday Discussion 151 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 EICC-1: First EuCheMS Inorganic Chemistry Conference 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 Frontiers in Spectroscopy: FD150 This meeting will provide a forum to discuss cutting-edge developments and future challenges in molecular spectroscopy. The topics will include biomolecules in the gas and condensed phases, high and ultrahigh-resolution spectroscopy, studies of molecular dynamics in the time and frequency domain and progress in computational m Ann Ennis Wed, 01 Dec 2010 14:34:46 -0000 Antibiotics 2011 - Where Now? 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 Informex Asia 2011 - Singapore An exhibition and conference in Singapore, focusing on fine and specialty chemical industries in Southeast Asia, bringing together high quality buyers and premium sellers on a regional networking platform. Mr Gregory Zheng Mon, 29 Nov 2010 05:16:07 -0000 Excellence in Education 2011: Giftedness, Creativity & development The ICIE will provide a conference programme with the highest caliber of Keynote speakers including Nobel Laureate, invited speakers, and a large number of scholars and presenters alongside a selection of exhibitors. This conference is another milestone in the journey towards leadership, creativity, and innovation. Prof. Dr. Taisir subhi Yamin Sun, 28 Nov 2010 19:51:05 -0000 15th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference & International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry Hosting the 15th annual GC&E conference in partnership with the 5th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry in Washington, D.C., June 21-23, featuring one, unified program. This event will be kicked-off by the 16th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards on Monday evening, June 20, 2011. Dr. Robert Peoples Mon, 29 Nov 2010 18:11:38 -0000 FUN WITH CHEMISTRY and students against superstitions India is a country where the rural as well as urban people believe in superstition. With many chemical experiments, which are just like mazic for the lay men and fun for them , one can establish the logic behind some activities which the god men show the common people and exploit them.The local people can also be involved. Mr Amit kumar Panigrahi Mon, 29 Nov 2010 17:57:40 -0000 Renewing the Heritage of Chemistry in the 21st Century Conversations on the Preservation, Presentation and Utilization of Sources, Sites and Artefacts will take place during this Symposium of the Commission on the History of Modern Chemistry (CHMC) in Conjunction with the IUPAC-UNESCO International Year of Chemistry, 2011, Paris, 21-24 June 2011 Jeffrey Allan Johnson Sun, 28 Nov 2010 18:18:30 -0000 Belgium Commemorative Stamp A belgium stamp commemorating IYC will be issued by bpost in January 2011. Dr. Paul Baekelmans Sun, 28 Nov 2010 17:42:16 -0000 National Seminar on 'New Trends in Green Chemistry' -NSGC-2010 The National Seminar on 'New Trends in Green Chemistry' will bring together academicians,scientists,industry and environment policy planners on a common platform to discuss the new trends in Green Chemistry. The seminar is scheduled for December14-15.2010 at D A V College, Kanpur., India Dr Damodar Prabhu Sun, 28 Nov 2010 15:21:23 -0000 Shows professor Shakashiri Together with the Flemish science center Technopolis and the Walloon science center PASS we organize a youth week. Geerte Nuyts Fri, 26 Nov 2010 16:06:04 -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 100th Anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Madame Marie Curie A French -Polish celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Madame Marie Curie will be held in La Sorbonne the day following the Official IYC Opening in UNESCO, on January 29, 2011 Jean-Pierre Vairon Sat, 27 Nov 2010 11:21:23 -0000 Renewable and Sustainable Energy from Biological Resources - CHEMRAWN 2011 CHEMRAWN 2011 will focus on chemical research, technology and innovation in renewable and sustainable energy that can be harvested from biological resources including carbohydrates, starchy and cellulosic materials, oil crops/oils, biomass, municipal waste, biological effluent and sewerage, and others. Dr Ting-Kueh Soon Sat, 27 Nov 2010 10:32:45 -0000 Towards resurrection of the lost experiments – a film on activities of Science Studio Marie for Leçons de Marie Curie- – a film on activities of Science Studio Marie for Leçons de Marie Curie- 14min VIDEO film production – a film on activities of Science Studio Marie for Leçons de Marie Curie- 14min VIDEO film production Mr. Shusaku Fukui Wed, 24 Nov 2010 11:07:11 -0000 Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC) - 11th Symposium 11th GSC Symposium will be held on June 2-3, 2011 at Waseda University, Tokyo. The technical program includes invited oral lectures and submitted poster presentations. Dr. Tsutomu Takahata Wed, 24 Nov 2010 10:35:13 -0000 Japanese Stamp and Stamp-Sheets featuring Chemistry in Japan The publication of original Japanese Stamp-Sheets featuring Chemistry in Japan will be coordinated jointly with an exhibition of the Stamp-Sheets, Famous Stamps, and Historical Stamps about Chemistry of Japan and the World. Dr. Kazutaka  Arai Wed, 24 Nov 2010 10:13:15 -0000 Lviv Chemical Readings-2011 “Lviv Chemical Readings-2011” is the next of a series of Conferences aiming in the exchange of recent results in different fields of Chemistry. Every time this event is attended by scientists of different ages and nationalities. Olena Sovyn Wed, 24 Nov 2010 16:16:15 -0000 2011 Boulder Laboratories Postdoctoral Poster Symposium Early career researchers (postdoctoral students, graduate students and undergraduate students), who are doing research in the Boulder Laboratories, make poster presentations to a broad audience on June 22, 2011. Special recognition is awarded for Outstanding Presentations. Dr. Joseph Magee Wed, 24 Nov 2010 00:11:16 -0000 Catalysis and Sensing for Health (CASH) 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 Chemistry - Our life, Our future. Exhibition in Athens, Greece Exhibition in collaboration with the National Hellenic Research Foundation. Information material and rare unpublished material (photos, letters, manuscripts, medals, patents, stamps, FDC, etc) from Nobel Laureates of Chemistry (from 1901 to 2010). Prof. Giorgio Marcou Tue, 23 Nov 2010 11:52:28 -0000 Human Touch Of Chemistry We love Chemistry! So we created Aimed at kids and chemistry enthusiasts, it will refresh the audiences with the long forgotten wonders of Chemistry. The platform celebrates chemistry and how it touches us in every day life. Mr. Sujit Patil Tue, 23 Nov 2010 10:39:43 -0000 Essential2Life 5k This race is designed to highlight the role of chemistry as “essential2life”. The race will benefit the American Red Cross, whose services are likewise essential. The event includes the 5K run, a 3K walk, a “kids sprint,” a fair to showcase our companies, raffle prizes and various educational and entertainment activities. Elvin Montero Mon, 22 Nov 2010 21:29:21 -0000 EUROanalysis 16 With its motto “Challenges in Modern Analytical Chemistry” this European Conference on Analytical Chemistry is open for contributions from all subfields, whether theory, methods or applications and will highlight new prospects and developments of current importance. Slavica Razic Sun, 21 Nov 2010 14:21:22 -0000 American Chemical Society's IYC Bulletin Distributed monthly, the IYC Bulletin is intended to reach out to those individuals involved in grassroots promotion of the IYC in order to share information, resources, and best practices for the planning and execution of IYC programs, events, and initiatives. Liezl Perez Mon, 22 Nov 2010 14:41:36 -0000 Younger Chemist International Video Cartoon video depicting a world without chemistry and the challenges faced without the transforming power of chemistry. Video done with levity to engage young people and to highlight IYC 2011. The IYC 2011 slogan Chemistry - Our Life, Our Future is translated into a dozen languages to reach as many people as possible. Dr Michael Hurrey Mon, 22 Nov 2010 02:53:19 -0000 Wakuwaku Rika Jikken Kyousitsu (Exciting Science Experiment Class) Hands-on chemical experiment activities for elementary school children to promote the understanding of and interest in the wonders of chemistry. Mr Ayumu  Inoue Thu, 18 Nov 2010 09:28:56 -0000 JCIA Joins Celebration of the IYC2011 Japan Chemical Industry Association (JCIA) and its member organizations and companies plan to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry by communicating the IYC2011 to broad audience through various events and brochures that JCIA and its members conduct and publish. Mr Ayumu  Inoue Thu, 18 Nov 2010 09:18:24 -0000 IYC Symposium “What would be conditions for chemistry to lead the next generation?” Symposium entitled “What would be conditions for chemistry to lead the next generation?” will be held to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry during the annual meeting of the CSJ in March, 2011. Dr Teruto Ohta Thu, 18 Nov 2010 09:08:59 -0000 The Elements Presentation of The Elements book in catalan. May/ june 2011. Andorra Sr Jean-Michel Armengol Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:48:55 -0000 Show da Química Chemistry show at São José do Rio Preto/ Brazil Anieli Pianheri Tue, 16 Nov 2010 18:49:58 -0000 QUIMICÓMICO The Theatre company Encerrado para Obras is creating a new show associated to the Chemistry theme. This project is beeing done in cooperation with Exploratório - Centro Ciência Viva de Coimbra, and will make its premiere in the world theatre day, march 27. David Cruz Thu, 11 Nov 2010 14:08:07 -0000 The 91st Annual Meeting of The Chemical Society of Japan The Annual Meetings will attract more than 8,500 participants, and are among the largest scientific meetings in Japan. Mr. Yusuke Kawase Thu, 11 Nov 2010 03:19:54 -0000 Attractive Science Park on Catalyst and Related Chemistry “Attractive Science Park on Catalyst and Related Chemistry” is an event with chemical experiment shows and exhibitions for school children and their family to promote the understanding and interest on the catalyst and related chemistry. Prof. Hiromi Yamashita Wed, 10 Nov 2010 07:41:53 -0000 Countdown Symposium IYC 2011 Japan Countdown Symposium IYC 2011 Japan will be held at Koshiba-hall (University of Tokyo) on Dec.1 in 2010. Keiji Uchino Wed, 10 Nov 2010 07:09:19 -0000 The 150th Anniversary Commemorative Ceremony of the Department of Chemistry, School of Science, the University of Tokyo Founded in 1861, our department will become the first Chemical Department in Japan to celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2011. Professor Takeaki Ozawa Mon, 08 Nov 2010 10:20:35 -0000 IYC and Maria SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE celebrations in Poland You can find information about celebration IYC 2011 in Poland at our web site Mr Wojciech Lubiewa-Wielezynski Tue, 02 Nov 2010 08:36:06 -0000 Children’s Chemical Experiment Show “Children’s Chemical Experiment Show” is a hands-on event for elementary school children to promote the understanding of and interest in the wonders of chemistry. Mr Ayumu  Inoue Tue, 02 Nov 2010 05:39:41 -0000 ReferEEIng QLD chemistry A project to showcase Queensland (QLD) senior chemistry students' Extended Experimental Investigations (EEI's) in a refereed online journal. Teachers of chemistry in QLD will be able to use the journal as an exemplar to show their class exceptional EEI reports. High school students will develop links with practicing chemists. Mr Daniel Bischa Sat, 20 Nov 2010 04:47:11 -0000 About the Burial Place of Beilstein The burial place of the known chemist in St.-Petersburg is in an awful condition. Mihails Gorskis Fri, 19 Nov 2010 19:00:57 -0000 Science Fair PharmaChemical Ireland along with Medical Devices, Food and Drink and Plastics Ireland will have a interactive stand at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition- 12th-15th January Mrs Siobhan Murphy Fri, 19 Nov 2010 18:19:24 -0000 ChemED-Ireland Annual Conference University College Cork Ireland ChemED-Ireland Annual Conference Sat. 22 October 2011 10am to 4.30pm will be held in University College Cork, Ireland Mrs Siobhan Murphy Fri, 19 Nov 2010 17:55:26 -0000 The Chemistry Communication Awards Awards are given to individuals or groups who made a contribution to enlightenment activity or transmission of information in chemistry. Dr. Kensei  Kobayashi Fri, 15 Oct 2010 10:01:04 -0000 Writing contest for young students on Madam Curie’s biography We will hold a writing contest for young students describing their impression on Madam Curie’s biography to stimulate their interest in chemistry. Takayuki  Komatsu Fri, 15 Oct 2010 09:51:23 -0000 The INCHEM TOKYO 2011 The INCHEM TOKYO aims to promote chemistry, its related industries, and active international exchange as well as to contribute to the development of industry and improvement of scientific culture. Youichi Tozawa Wed, 13 Oct 2010 11:08:38 -0000 Yamagata Future Science Project Chemical experiment with junior, middle, high school student FM program for chemical experiment with middle school stuident Yasunao  Kuriyama Wed, 13 Oct 2010 10:25:23 -0000 Symposium for Young Researchers of Natural Sciences (YRoNS) YRoNS is an opportunity for high school students from different schools and countries to present orally a research project they have carried out, centering on chemistry. Website : Régis Dolaine Wed, 06 Oct 2010 22:15:00 -0000 Texas Christian University Library IYC Book Display This book display will feature chemistry books on a variety of topics. The display will be in the lobby of the Texas Christian University Library in Fort Worth, Texas. Also included will be information on using chemistry information resources, both print and online. This display will be available January-February, 2011. Jeffrey Bond Fri, 19 Nov 2010 16:50:12 -0000 Chemistry in the Science Museum Bring chemistry into the local Science Museum at no extra cost for all visitor. The Chemistry Demo are lined up with the California Science Curriculum Standards. The demos are carried out by undergraduates in order to spark their interest in Chemistry Education Petra Van 't slot Wed, 20 Oct 2010 03:32:08 -0000 ACS National Meetings & Exposition Join us next year for our National Meetings offering scientific professionals a platform to present, publish, discuss and exhibit the most exciting research discoveries and technologies in chemistry and its related disciplines. Liezl Perez Fri, 19 Nov 2010 16:20:24 -0000 Top of the Bench Regional Heats 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 Saturday Night Science 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 Capturing Chemistry In Summer 2011 NUI Galway will exhibit artworks about Chemistry. We would like you to submit an artwork, which draws attention to chemistry in the everyday world. Peter Crowley Fri, 19 Nov 2010 14:36:09 -0000 Breakfast Networking - Limerick, Ireland University of Limerick will host the networking breakfast meeting in Ireland Mrs Siobhan Murphy Tue, 26 Oct 2010 14:58:04 -0000 16th SCI-RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium 16th SCI-RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium Jacqui Colgate Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:34:23 -0000 Separations for Biotechnology 2011 Separations for Biotechnology 2011 Jacqui Colgate Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:32:08 -0000 Recycling and re-using asphalt Recycling and re-using asphalt Jacqui Colgate Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:27:53 -0000 Chemical Communication in Social Insects Chemical Communication in Social Insects Jacqui Colgate Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:25:32 -0000 Canada Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner Canada Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner Jacqui Colgate Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:23:44 -0000 A problem in learning Bohr's theory of hydrogen atom Some unique problems in teaching / learning Bohr's theory Mr Dileep Sathe Wed, 17 Nov 2010 10:22:12 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Perth, Australia A Networking Breakfast as part of the International Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time Event Kathryn Linge Fri, 19 Nov 2010 04:07:04 -0000 Chemikum Marburg The concept of the Chemikum Marburg has been to offer an approach to chemistry and sciences by fascinating experimental lectures and tangible experiments done by oneself. Hence, all visitors are invited to make their own attempts regardless of age or education. Bastian Weinert Thu, 18 Nov 2010 18:39:20 -0000 Kick Start Your Career: An Evening with Successful Business and Industry Personnel - Who are there! Do it! and Wear the T-shirt! 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 Designing safer medicines in discovery: current and emerging opportunities 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 Hurter Lecture Hurter Lecture Jacqui Colgate Thu, 18 Nov 2010 15:34:14 -0000 Family Evening Lecture: Copies, Fakes and Forgeries: Analysis in the study of art and Antiques 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 Family Evening Lecture: Mercury Window on the Invisible 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 Networking Breakfast - Colombia Colombia want to joint to the Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time activity which is an IYC activity designed to bring chemistry women together worldwide for a breakfast meeting. This will be held on Tuesday January 18th, 2011. Mrs. Barbara Moreno-murillo Thu, 18 Nov 2010 16:38:39 -0000 Opportunities for commercialising drug discovery in the academic sector Converting early stage research into commercially valuable drug discovery assets Jacqui Colgate Thu, 18 Nov 2010 16:28:50 -0000 New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Conference 2011 On behalf of the organising committee I am excited to be able to invite you to join us at the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Conference, being held at The University of Waikato, Hamilton from 27 November to 1 December 2011. Kylie Nichol Wed, 17 Nov 2010 08:55:55 -0000 The Bigger Bang 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 Networking Breakfast - Glasgow, Scotland A networking breakfast in the Glasgow Central Hotel on the 18th of January 2011. Sarah Brown Tue, 16 Nov 2010 16:51:16 -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 IYC 2011 Celebration in Nigeria The department of chemistry, University of Uyo is hosting a five day program to celebrate chemistry. The activities are generally planned to increase the public understanding and appreciation of chemistry in a society where interest in the subject is diminishing. Edu Inam Mon, 15 Nov 2010 18:13:57 -0000 Project work of students before IYC2011 The captioned activities aims to arouse the interest of students towards IYC2011 and collect students work for exhibition in IYC2011 Jackie Cheng Mon, 15 Nov 2010 01:03:03 -0000 Chemistry and Environment - the 5th International Congress Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment is organizing the 5th International Congress of Chemistry and Environment 2011 to celebrate International Year of Chemistry 2011 at Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia from 27-29 May 2011. 1000 delegates will present research papers related to chemistry and environment. Dr. Shankar Gargh Tue, 02 Nov 2010 15:42:24 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Prague, Czech Republic Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time Dr. Magdalena Bendová Tue, 09 Nov 2010 13:12:59 -0000 You Be The Chemist Challenge The YBTC Challenge is a fun and innovative academic competition that grade 5-8 students in learning about important chemistry concepts, discoveries, and chemical safety. Challenge competitions are exciting events that take place across the country, encouraging the collaboration of community organizations, schools, and and the Ms. Laurel Brent Tue, 09 Nov 2010 12:16:39 -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 The Chemistry of the Nigerian Vision Celebrating the 'good people' who are rebuilding our nation for greatness through chemistry. Clinton Egbe Mon, 08 Nov 2010 10:45:04 -0000 WADIS 2K11, International Workshop on Advances in Disinfection Technologies NEERI is organizing an International Workshop on ‘Advances in Disinfection Technologies’ on 9th February 2011. The Workshop is intended to be an interactive session on the concerns, latest developments and selection related to disinfection technologies. This will bring the subject experts on a common platform for sharing their Dr Rita Dhodapkar Mon, 08 Nov 2010 06:11:20 -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 14th Norwegian Winter Meeting in Mass Spectrometry The Norwegian Society for Mass Spectrometry (NSMS) has the great pleasure of inviting you and your colleagues to the 14th MS-winter meeting. The Seminar will take place 23 – 26 January 2011, and is held at the Quality Hotel & Resort Hafjell, 20 km north of Lillehammer. Dag Ekeberg Fri, 05 Nov 2010 21:07:42 -0000 International Conference on the Chemistry of Glasses and Glass-Forming Melts 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 - Lund University, Sweden A breakfast seminar for women within chemistry will be held at the Department of Chemistry at Lund University. Cecilia Von arnold Thu, 04 Nov 2010 12:13:29 -0000 Networking Breakfast - Woking, UK 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 Mrs Susan Hammond Wed, 03 Nov 2010 18:54:51 -0000 A Series of Chemistry Popularization Workshops For Indian Middle, High and Secondary level school students and Teachers. Organizations of chemistry popularization workshops by quizzing the students of Indian school of class 7th to class 12th and Teachers. In India we propose to conduct 10 such workshops during IYC - 2011 Dr. Brijesh Pare Wed, 03 Nov 2010 18:32:21 -0000 Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions Prominent leaders from industry and academia, will gather at CHF to participate in a panel discussion on the pressing issues of energy, water, food, and human health. Monica Fonorow Wed, 27 Oct 2010 17:27:56 -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 Natural Products Research Network for Eastern and Central Africa (NAPRECA) The theme of the symposium is "Natural Products from African Biodiversity" and experts in the area will present papers on the structure elucidation, biological activity, potential use as drugs and synthesis of Natural Products. Dr. Solomon Derese Mon, 18 Oct 2010 13:14:55 -0000 Springer Joins Celebration of the IYC 2011 Springer has planned several activities to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry to communicate about the IYC to a broad audience. Andrea Wurm Mon, 11 Oct 2010 14:35:37 -0000 Journal of Chemical Education Throughout 2011, each issue of the Journal of Chemical Education will include articles related to the International Year of Chemistry, with special emphasis on resources and activities for use by science educators at all levels. Alice Teter Thu, 21 Oct 2010 22:23:29 -0000 IYC Pocket Calendar As Koc University Life Sciences Society, we are planning to prepare a pocket calendar for IYC 2011, which will include some information about chemistry and IYC. Meld Se Tue, 19 Oct 2010 17:23:24 -0000 Enzymatic Processing and Modification - Current and Future Trends 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 XVII Congreso Argentino de Fisicoquímica y Química Inorgánica This meeting is organized by the AAIFQ. It will be held in Córdoba, Argentina, May 3 -6, 2011 in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry, as a meeting point of Chemistry, Physics and Biology. Juan Ferrero Tue, 19 Oct 2010 17:50:23 -0000 Opening Ceremony of IYC Finland Opening ceremony contains demo-show and lectures. It is arranged in connection with the Science Forum The theme of the forum is 'Science and Every Day Life'. Ms. Helena Visti Tue, 19 Oct 2010 11:33:51 -0000 ChemBio Finland 2011 Professional event in chemistry and biotechnology held biannually. ChemBio offers free of charge seminars, presentations and trade fair for those working within the industry around the Baltic Sea region and students of chemistry and biotechnology. Tony Ahlqvist Tue, 19 Oct 2010 10:52:22 -0000 IFCC WorldLab Berlin 2011 IFCC is the global organisation for the application of clinical chemistry to healthcare. IFCC is proud to be able to support IYC 2011 in the programme of its triennial world congress Dr Graham Beastall Mon, 18 Oct 2010 18:10:11 -0000 I Youth International Congress of Chemistry We at the Universidad Interamericana para el Desarrollo will celebrate the 2011 International Year of Chemistry by organizing the Chemistry World Youth Congress. Q.F. Jorge Ruiz-Davila Mon, 18 Oct 2010 15:11:46 -0000 International Symposium on Heterocyclic Chemistry, Fez, Morocco on 27-29 October 2011 The University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah, Faculty of Sciences Dhar El Marhaz Fez in collaboration with Moroccan Group of Heterocyclic Chemistry are organizing an International Symposium in Fez, Morocco, on 27-28 October 2011, entitled: "HETEROCYCLIC CHEMISTRY: VALUE ADDING, PROSPECTS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT" Pr. Alami Anouar Fri, 15 Oct 2010 23:54:20 -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 The Chemical Heritage Foundation's Year-long IYC 2011 Celebration Throughout 2011 the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) will produce events and programs to further the goals of the International Year of Chemistry. Monica Fonorow Thu, 14 Oct 2010 22:19:55 -0000 Dr O'Too City of Chemistry Dr O'Too is a chemistry game designed for 2011 IYC. The game will be launched on facebook in November 2010 and can be played on . On Dutch schools can join our competition. The best may compete in the Dr O'Too Battle at the Dutch Chemistry Day the 21th of May 2011. Mrs Iris Caris Thu, 14 Oct 2010 13:47:24 -0000 ChemComm Emerging Investigators 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 KAPNAYAN 2011: Chemistry Quiz Show KAPNAYAN 2011 is the local name for Chemistry in the Philippines. The KAPNAYAN Quiz Show will showcase high school students in the whole region. This event promotes awareness and appreciation in chemistry leading them actively participation in chemistry. Mr Dexter Necor Tue, 12 Oct 2010 13:44:18 -0000 Two Days Workshop on Crystallography Materials Chemistry Lab, GC University Lahore, Pakistan will organize “National Workshop on Crystallography”. Crystallography is an important technique used for structural determination of various kinds of molecules. Dr M. Akhyar Farrukh Tue, 12 Oct 2010 08:49:49 -0000 19th International Conference: POLYCHAR 19 POLYCHAR belongs to a series of prestigious annual conferences taking place in different countries: The Forum provides a platform for presentation of innovations in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) from academia (including students) and industry. Dr. Rameshwar Adhikari Fri, 08 Oct 2010 18:10:41 -0000 Periodic Table on Show Australian artists will join with chemists to produce a unique interpretation of each element of the 2010 IUPAC Periodic Table. The artwork will be available for touring, photographed for posters, and become a web-resource listing information prepared by the chemist and the story behind the piece by the artists. Dr Vicki Gardiner Fri, 08 Oct 2010 04:37:32 -0000 ExcipientFest Americas 2011 ExcipientFest attracts Pharmaceutical Scientists from the Americas and around the world to a unique two day forum for cutting-edge scientific developments. ExcipientFest features Educational Conferences, Workshops and Academic Poster Session. It is also a great event for networking. Mrs. Marisol Perez Tue, 05 Oct 2010 14:35:47 -0000 Painting Chemistry Junior and senior high pupils will be asked to come up with a painting depicting chemistry or any chemistry concept. Marian Asantewah Nkansah Thu, 07 Oct 2010 09:50:34 -0000 Spreading awareness through society We will form a chemical NGO for our purpose to activate teachers, students, and create and spread awareness about chemistry in society and through public. We want engage women in environmental problems and call them to challenge with these problems. We want to tell the public that everything around us is a chemical matter. sharare masoumi Sat, 04 Sep 2010 23:33:06 -0000 Symposium: International Women in Science, Challenges and Triumphs The WCC is organizing a symposium featuring seven successful women scientists who will discuss the challenges of being educated and working in the global chemicl enterprise during the National ACS Meeting in Anaheim CA. Judith Cohen Fri, 01 Oct 2010 15:58:56 -0000 Chemicals enhance our lives - awareness initiative Original informational posters about chemicals that are of concern in our environment will be posted around our school. T-shirts with the IYC logo will be available. We have decorated the light shades in our school with ball and stick diagrams of molecules using gel paper and tape. Dianna Guise Fri, 01 Oct 2010 15:08:42 -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 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 Estonian Chemistry Days National event for academy, industry and high school teachers to increase wider understanding about what is going on in Chemistry in Estonia, and encouraging the interest of young people in chemistry. It is scheduled to take place on 18-19 April 2011 in Tartu. Mr Mihkel Koel Wed, 29 Sep 2010 12:49:40 -0000 Molecular Materials Meeting (M3) @ Singapore: An International Meeting to Commemorate IYC 2011 This meeting is hosted by IMRE in partnership with the universities, other research institutes (RIs) and SNIC to commemorate the International Year of Chemistry 2011. It is a "boutique" conference aiming to attract star scientists and engineers to chart some big idea at the intersections among materials, chemistry and others. Prof. Tzi Sum Andy Hor Wed, 29 Sep 2010 02:09:31 -0000 Educational Activities by The Chemical Society of Pakistan The Chemical Society of Pakistan is preparing various activities for the IYC2011 celebrations. Below is a short overview: Prof. Khalid M. Khan Tue, 28 Sep 2010 18:55:11 -0000 The Royal Society of Chemistry includes the IYC logo on their journals in 2011 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 1st International Conference on Clean Energy This 1st International Conference on Clean Energy offers a unique opportunity for international researchers to discuss the latest developments in clean energy and energy storage research, and the fundamental issues surrounding the scientific challenges faced ahead. Hazel Carter Mon, 27 Sep 2010 11:52:50 -0000 Undergraduate Organic Competition An Undergraduate Organic Competition is scheduled on Feb 7, 2011 to celebrate IYC 2011. The competition is open to ALL students who completed Organic I and Organic II courses. Teams of two students will be competing using Clickers with the "Fastest Responders" tool. The session will be videotaped and will be posted on Youtube. Prof. Bilal Kaafarani Mon, 27 Sep 2010 07:55:05 -0000 International Conference on Education in Chemistry-2010 (ICEC2010) ICEC2010 will acquaint Chemistry teachers with the latest trends in the vibrant field of Chemistry education at the tertiary level through workshops, lectures and presentations by eminent experts from USA, UK, and India. Dr Damodar Prabhu Mon, 27 Sep 2010 04:27:34 -0000 Twelve Months of Chemistry (2011 = Chemistry x 12) A set of 12 activities to point out each month of 2011, advertised as a one-year programme, aiming at the maximization of their individual visibility. Prof. Paulo Ribeiro-Claro Sun, 26 Sep 2010 21:33:44 -0000 Commemorative IYC stamps to be issued in Sri Lanka 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 global warming a work shop about global warming for chemistry teachers. in this workshop we can talk about global warming and concepts as :green house effect,carboon foot print,everyone,s role in global warming and so on.this workshop will goon with facilatory method and it,s output will that teachers can spead these cosepts through society sharare masoumi Sat, 25 Sep 2010 12:03:01 -0000 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the ACS - MARM 2011 One of the largest annual regional meetings of the American Chemical Society covering NY, NJ, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virgina and DC, featuring hot topics in Chemistry, sessions for chemists from industry and academia to present recent work, career development seminars, awards banquets, networking -- and fun! Dr Paul Tukey Fri, 24 Sep 2010 22:38:00 -0000 International Conference and Corporate Panel on the Year of Biodiversity We intend to launch the International Year of Chemistry agenda at the closing ceremony of the Conference on the International Year of Biodiversity we are organizing in Brazil. Sheila Pimentel Wed, 22 Sep 2010 16:01:18 -0000 Marie Curie and Aspects of the History of Radiochemistry 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 A Poster Competition for Kenyan Students In preparation for the IYC2011 celebrations, the Kenya Chemical Society (KCS) in collaboration with Pan Africa Chemistry Network (PACN) announces a poster presentation competition for Kenyan university chemistry undergraduate students on "Chemistry in Everyday Life." Prof. Shem O. Wandiga Fri, 24 Sep 2010 17:37:59 -0000 Supramolecular Chemistry: a ChemComm web themed issue 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 7th International Symposium "Molecular Mobility and Order in Polymer Systems" The main aim of the Symposium is to discuss the modern problems of physics and chemistry of complex stimuli-responsive polymer systems with nano-structure organisation and "soft" order preserving a pronounced molecular mobility. Both the experimental data and the results of theory and simulation will be presented. Dr. Anatoliy Darinskii Fri, 24 Sep 2010 09:17:41 -0000 The Fifth Mitsui Chemicals International Symposium on Catalysis Science (MICS2011) The Mitsui Chemicals International Symposium on Catalysis Science (MICS) represents a unique opportunity for chemists from around the world to discuss the importance and accomplishments of catalysis science. At MICS2011 under the theme of Catalysis Science and Its Contribution to Sustainable Development. Dr. Shiro Shichijyo Fri, 24 Sep 2010 08:11:18 -0000 The 62nd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry The 62nd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry warmly invites you to come to TOKI MESSE ( Niigata City ) in September 11- 15 2011.The main theme will be “Electrochemical Frontiers in Global Environment and energy Mr. Takanobu Dambayashi Fri, 24 Sep 2010 04:18:53 -0000 Pure and Applied Chemistry International Conference (PACCON 2011) PACCON 2011 will provide a timely forum and bring together researchers and developers from all over the world to review, discuss, and disseminate their ideas and researches which address diverse issues related to chemistry and technology applications in the context of sustainable development to promote the quality of life. Supavadee Kiatisevi Fri, 24 Sep 2010 04:06:35 -0000 ICAS2011:International congress for analytical sciences 2011 ICAS2011, an international congress for analytical sciences co-organized by the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry (JSAC) and International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), will be held in Kyoto, Japan, May 22 to 26, 2011. Prof Koji Otsuka Fri, 24 Sep 2010 02:54:03 -0000 Química en todo -Chemistry all around Un blog en el que los estudiantes irán contando los resultados de sus investigaciones en torno a las sustancias químicas que nos rodean. A blog in which students will write the results of their investigations on the chemicals that surround us. In principle it is planed to be written in English and Spanish. Víctor Roda Fri, 24 Sep 2010 00:07:09 -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 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 Chemistry Education in Ethiopia A conference will be organized to review the past and present practices and challenges of chemistry education at secondary and tertiary levels of Ethiopia and to propose innovative/modern system based on international experiences. Dr. Temechegn Engida Tue, 21 Sep 2010 19:09:57 -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 The American Chemical Society's IYC 2011 website As part of the IYC-2011 initiative, the American Chemical Society has sponsored a website to promote chemistry to the general public and assist interested users in finding and sponsoring outreach activities in 2011. This website is a single-source portal containing the ACS' contribution to this truly global celebration. Liezl Perez Mon, 20 Sep 2010 19:17:19 -0000 U. S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Dear Colleague Letter Opportunities for grant supplements. Mr. Paul Spyropoulos Fri, 17 Sep 2010 21:12:00 -0000 German IYC 2011 Website The German IYC 2011 website ( is now online with an event calendar and information about IYC 2011 activities in Germany. Dr. Hans-Georg Weinig Fri, 17 Sep 2010 08:06:33 -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 Are Women Still Underrepresented in Science? The American Chemical Society sponsors a symposia for the 2011 IUPAC World Congress on the topic of the representation of women in science. Dr. Ingrid Montes Wed, 15 Sep 2010 18:53:16 -0000 Challenges for Materials Chemistry in the 21st Century The American Chemical Society sponsors a symposium for the 2011 IUPAC World Congress on the topic of materials chemistry. Dr. Leonard Interrante Wed, 15 Sep 2010 18:48:21 -0000 Physical-Chemical Techniques to Solve Environmental Challenges The American Chemical Society sponsors a symposia for the 2011 IUPAC World Congress on the topic of new developments in research associated with analytical technologies and environmental problems. Laura McConnell Wed, 15 Sep 2010 18:42:21 -0000 ChemComm Highlights in Chemistry 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 The Sixth Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry Chemistry conference covering all aspects of chemistry Dr. Sultan Abu-Orabi Wed, 15 Sep 2010 07:37:40 -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 Global Stamp Competition: Chemistry as a Cultural Enterprise The Global Stamp Competition (IUPAC's CCE, Christiane Reiners and Lida Schoen) was launched at the opening ceremony of IYC 2011 in Paris on January 27-28, 2011. The competition was open to students all over the world in 3 age categories (12-14, 15-18 and undergraduates / teacher students from all subjects (not only chemistry!) Dr Lida Schoen Mon, 13 Sep 2010 16:55:01 -0000 IYC Chemistry award PharmaChemical Ireland will sponsor an IYC Chemistry Award at SciFest, this is a is a local one-day science fair held in third level colleges and open to all second level students. A SciFest fair includes a competition and exhibition of projects, a selection of science talks, science demonstrations in the college laboratories Mrs Siobhan Murphy Sun, 12 Sep 2010 20:39:42 -0000 New Zealand Mint To design and mint a range of 1oz Silver & 1oz Gold Commemorative Legal Tender coins to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry. Chris Kirkness Thu, 09 Sep 2010 22:59:52 -0000 Chemistry in Peru The Chemical Society of Peru is a scientific nonprofit. Created in 1933 the Society, together with its journal (The Journal of the Chemical Society of Peru) have made an outstanding contribution to the development of chemistry in Peru. Aldo javier Guzman duxtan Sun, 05 Sep 2010 18:20:08 -0000 Chemical Engineering in the International Year of Chemistry The XXII National Meeting and 1st. International Conference of AMIDIQ will be held on May 3-6, 2011 in the Mayan Riviera, Quintana Roo, Mexico. offer plenary sessions, oral sessions, poster exibition, workshops and an industrial exhibition Ms. Carmen Doria Sat, 04 Sep 2010 01:56:14 -0000 SCI's ways to support IYC 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 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 Chemistry: History, Philosophy and Education International seminar about the historical and epistemological problems of chemistry and the relationships with chemical education, diffusion and communication. October 24 & 25, Bogotá D.C. (Colombia) Alexander Martínez Wed, 04 Aug 2010 23:02:39 -0000 Elemental Matters: Artists Imagine Chemistry Elemental Matters: Artists Imagine Chemistry, an exhibition in the Hach Gallery at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, features seven contemporary artists whose artwork responds to the elements, the seminal building blocks of all matter. Ms Shelley Geehr Thu, 26 Aug 2010 19:59:27 -0000 The Science Behind It Presents... An afternoon of short talks at the University for visiting High School Chemistry Classes, showing the role of Chemistry in our lives. Dr. Nathan Ackroyd Mon, 23 Aug 2010 21:06:41 -0000 Canadian Commemorative Stamp A canadian stamp commemorating IYC will be issued by Canada Post in October 2011. Mrs. Bernadette Dacey Mon, 23 Aug 2010 17:43:10 -0000 17th European Symposium on Organic Chemistry (ESOC17) The 17th European Symposium on Organic Chemistry (ESOC 2011) will be held at Hersonissos, in Crete, Greece, from the 10th to 15th July, 2011. Michael Orfanopoulos Sun, 22 Aug 2010 15:11:10 -0000 CHEMEX - 2011 Exhibtion and Trade Fair Wonders in Chemistry in Sri Lanka 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 The 50th Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition (EAS) is the world's leading community for analytical chemists seeking the highest quality education and career development. Mr David Russell Wed, 18 Aug 2010 03:19:58 -0000 42nd International Symposium on Essential Oils This symposium is about all aspects of essential oils and related natural products ranging from breeding, cultivation, analysis, biogenesis and chemistry to biological activity and utilization. Ela Ozsoy Tue, 13 Jul 2010 13:39:37 -0000 59th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research GA, the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (“Gesellschaft für Arzneipflanzen- und Naturstoff-Forschung”), was founded in 1953 in Bad Camberg, Germany, for the purpose of promotion and dissemination of medicinal plant research. Ela Ozsoy Tue, 13 Jul 2010 13:25:07 -0000 Laborama Laborama is the Belgian trade show for the laboratory sector. It is the meeting point for manufacturers and users of laboratory equipment, instruments and services. A seminar program is offered to the participants Willy Stelzer Thu, 19 Aug 2010 13:17:57 -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 Pearson Canada Chemistry Celebrate the International Year of Chemistry Pearson Canada Chemistry would like to demonstrate our support for the International Year of the Chemistry by including this logo on some of our promotional items for the year. Jenna Simpson Mon, 16 Aug 2010 13:26:53 -0000 PACIA National Conference 2011 - The Business of Chemistry The Australian Plastics and Chemicals Industry Association (PACIA) National Conference is the highlight industry event of the year for the chemicals and plastics industry in Australia. The theme in 2011 will be 'The Business of Chemistry' in support of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 initiative. Mr. John Osborn Tue, 17 Aug 2010 05:26:02 -0000 InformexUSA 2011- "The Chemistry Business Exchange" InformexUSA - the proven fine, specialty and custom chemical trade show, will celebrate its 27th anniversary in 2011. Join us at the premier annual event bringing together motivated buyers and sellers chemical industry February 7-10, 2011 in Charlotte, NC. Marybeth Petescia Wed, 11 Aug 2010 18:02:33 -0000 13th Conference on Instrumental Analysis (JAI) 13th Conference on Instrumental Analysis (JAI) Ms. Pilar Navarro Thu, 25 Mar 2010 15:23:24 -0000 12th Mediterranean Chemical Engineering Congress 12th Mediterranean Chemical Engineering Congress Ms. Pilar Navarro Thu, 25 Mar 2010 15:50:50 -0000 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 2011 Science Calendar A 2011 calendar listing upcoming science events at the University of Western Australia. The calendar will be sent to all Western Australian high schools in order to promote science at the University of Western Australia. Dan Hutton Fri, 06 Aug 2010 02:12:15 -0000 China International Watertreatment and Papermaking Chemicals exhibition The 2010 6th International Exhibition on Water-Treatment &Papermaking Chemicals will be held at the Intex Shanghai on 3-4 November. It is co-sponsored by the China National Chemical Information Center and the China National Functional Polymer Industry Committee. Nancy Liu Wed, 04 Aug 2010 02:54:20 -0000 The Future of Chemical Engineering To discuss the Future of the Chemistry and the Chemical Engineering, we will invite as speakers leaders in those fields; like Juan José Suarez Coppel, CEO of Pemex (the state-owned petroleum company), Sergio Cervantes Rodiles, President of the National Chamber of the Transformation Industry. Miguel angel Serrano ascencio Fri, 23 Jul 2010 07:16:31 -0000 International Symposium on Chemical Process and Environment This symposium will promote the international exchange on the problems related to chemical Industries and environment protection. Mourad Korichi Wed, 28 Jul 2010 19:02:04 -0000 EUROTEC 2011 A Technical conference that will be held in Barcelona Spain in 2011 and organised by Society of Plastics Engineers. Over 200 technical paper presentations spread over a 2 day period . Devoted to all aspects of plastics encompassing everyone from the University scholar to the industry member. Djamila Olivier González Wed, 28 Jul 2010 15:51:41 -0000 34 Brazilian Chemical Society Meeting - Chemistry for a Better World The 34 Brazilian Chemical Society Meeting will be held in Florianopolis at Santa Catarina State in the end of May 2011. Dr Rodrigo Souza Fri, 23 Jul 2010 20:27:30 -0000 Writing the World 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 Chemspec Events - the fine and specialty chemicals connection 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 Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale XXXVII in Brazil This conference will take place in August 28 - September 2, 2011. For more information, please visit Dr Rodrigo Souza Mon, 19 Jul 2010 17:01:29 -0000 Brazilian Meeting on Organic Synthesis We have a great group of plenary speakers and we expect to complete with several new and interesting local speakers. Also, we will have a group of short lectures selected from the poster presentations, to fill out the programme. As usual, the poster sessions will be another highlight, with a good mix of students and researcher Dr Rodrigo Souza Mon, 19 Jul 2010 16:28:12 -0000 PAC Symposium 2011 Every year, the PAC symposium, a joint initiative of 4 student organisations, is held at one of the Dutch universities, featuring lectures from both foreign and Dutch researchers. This year's symposium, addressing a.o. chemistry students, celebrates the IYC, as well as curiosity, the driving force behind science. Jasper Landman Mon, 12 Jul 2010 13:34:51 -0000 Chem Ed 2011 conference for chemistry educators The 21st biennial conference for chemistry educators at the high school level. Demonstrations and some of the speaker sessions will be open to the public as well. Pat Vance Tue, 06 Jul 2010 20:20:15 -0000 14th Asian Chemical Congress 2011 14ACC is the largest international chemical congress in the region under the theme Contemporary Chemistry for Sustainability and Economic Sufficiency. Wanapa Jantarro Mon, 05 Jul 2010 07:41:03 -0000 Pittcon 2011 Pittcon is the world’s annual premier Conference and Exposition on laboratory science, which attracts nearly 17,000 attendees from industry, academia and government from 90 countries worldwide. Proceeds from Pittcon fund science education and outreach at all levels, kindergarten through adult. Miss Pamela McDonald Mon, 21 Jun 2010 17:34:01 -0000 Toolkits for National Chemistry Weeks This activity aims at developing toolkits for national chemistry days and weeks during IYC 2011 and to raise awareness of the importance of chemistry as the central science by highlighting the applications of chemistry in daily life. Mustafa Sozbilir Fri, 02 Jul 2010 19:20:26 -0000 Workshop and Conference on Functional Polymeric Materials & Composites The 11th UNESCO/IUPAC Workshop and Conference on Functional Polymeric Materials & Composites will focus on the synthesis, characterization and application of these materials. Aneli Fourie Mon, 28 Jun 2010 07:11:47 -0000 Chemical Laboratory Safety and Security Educational Materials for International Audiences These educational materials outline chemical laboratory management best practices, including enhanced safety and security in the use, storage, and disposal of hazardous chemicals. The materials include a reference book, instructors guide, laboratory signs, and more. Will be available in Arabic, English, French, and Indonesian. Dr. Tina Masciangioli Fri, 25 Jun 2010 21:20:06 -0000 Conducting Polymers A scientific symposium, 75th Prague Meeting on Macromolecules "Conducting Polymers", to be held in Prague, Czech Republic, on 10-14 July 2011 Dr. Jaroslav Stejskal Wed, 23 Jun 2010 14:09:41 -0000 ChemCrown 2010-11 Annual Chemical Society Festival, From quizzes, extempore to chemical fashion show to hands-on activities Dr Rajeev Singh Fri, 18 Jun 2010 19:47:17 -0000 Super Science Saturday: Celebrating Chemistry – Past, Present, Future This event will provide educational activities and opportunities for students and their families to experience the science of chemistry. These activities will focus on understanding the foundational elements of pure chemistry, its connections with the other sciences and our culture, and the career opportunities available. Mrs. Kathy Agee Wed, 16 Jun 2010 17:59:02 -0000 365 Molecules Who Changed Chemistry We are planning to celebrate each day of the International Year of Chemistry in Brazil with a different molecule who changed in some way chemistry. Dr Rodrigo Souza Sat, 12 Jun 2010 17:15:22 -0000 The Millennium Lecture series at Bath 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 Brazilian International Year of Chemistry Domain Development of a domain which will centralize and disseminate all project actions via the Internet for the IYC in Brazil. In this sense, the Brazilian Chemical Society has already registered in the name and activated the domain Dr Rodrigo Souza Fri, 04 Jun 2010 20:50:45 -0000 Spanish Commemorative Postage Stamp Thanks to the join initiative of Real Sociedad Española de Química and Foro QUÍMICA y SOCIEDAD, next year 2011 the Spanish Postal Office will issue a Commemorative Postage Stamp to celebrate 2011 International Year of Chemistry, as well as the Centennial of the Chemistry Nobel Prize for Maria Sklodowska-Curie. Ms. Concepció Roca Wed, 26 May 2010 14:31:14 -0000 Trend Report & Seminars for the International Design industry and Design students 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 Australian National Chemistry Quiz The Australian National Chemistry Quiz is truly and international activity, currently held in 15 countries and 7 languages. The quiz The Quiz has four age groups – Years 7-8 (middle high school), Years 9-10 (middle high school), Year 11 and Year 12 (senior high school). Dr Vicki Gardiner Sat, 22 May 2010 07:34:23 -0000 Celebrating IYC 2011 in Australia Let's feature IYC in the RACI's monthly magazine, Chemistry in Australia ! Dr Vicki Gardiner Sat, 22 May 2010 07:04:45 -0000 Chem13 News Periodic Table Design Project Teachers and educators worldwide can register their students, of any age, for this one-of-a-kind periodic table project combining art and science celebrating IYC. Visit for submission instructions and how to have your creative interpretation be part of the public art display, poster and website. Jean Hein Wed, 19 May 2010 14:54:49 -0000 Design, production, and release of Euro-based postage stamp in Slovak Republic The Slovak Chemical Society has proposed the design, production, and release of a Euro-based postage stamp bearing the logo of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011). Targeted release date is January 2011. Milan Drabik Fri, 14 May 2010 14:05:53 -0000 International picture contest "Everything is Chemistry" Everything is chemistry! The air we breathe, the water we drink and the clothes we wear are only some examples of chemistry in our life. Send a picture illustrating how chemistry is a part of our everyday life. The best 12 pictures will receive an award (total prizes worth 3000 euro) and will appear in a calendar for 2011. Christian Küchenthal Tue, 11 May 2010 06:39:22 -0000 Open Days of Chemistry at Faculty of Science, University of Sarajevo We have organized „Open Days of Chemistry“ at our Department, that will last for a week from 10. to 15. May. We prepared interesting demonstrations from all chemistry areas, for students and teachers from middle and high schools in our country. These experiments will be performed by our students and assistants. Dr Meliha Zejnilagic-Hajric Mon, 10 May 2010 14:20:10 -0000 Chemistry and the environment Inorganic and organic substances will be evaluated by professionals and students to compare there relevance and importance in ecosystems and societies. Dr Hans Dahlkvist Thu, 25 Mar 2010 09:14:24 -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 Sustainable Chemistry, Innovative and Competitive Companies. 2nd edition “Sustainable Chemistry, Innovative and Competitive Companies” seminar will allow exploring, through real case studies, how the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries can make use of new solutions, implement new processes and improve profitability by innovating with sustainability criteria. Ms. Concepció Roca Wed, 14 Apr 2010 09:31:49 -0000 Chemistry in "Experientia docet" New section devoted to the contributions of chemistry to solving some of today's problems in the prestigious Spanish language blog "Experientia docet" Mr. César Tomé López Wed, 21 Apr 2010 06:54:59 -0000 EUROSURFAS – International Paint & Surface Treatment Exhibition EUROSURFAS – International Paint & Surface Treatment Exhibition Mr. José Luis Diloy Barrio Thu, 25 Mar 2010 14:36:16 -0000 EQUIPLAST– International Plastic and Rubber Exhibition EQUIPLAST– International Plastic and Rubber Exhibition Mr. Vicenç Mateu i Ortiz Thu, 25 Mar 2010 14:23:22 -0000 EXPOQUIMIA - International Chemical Exhibition EXPOQUIMIA – International Chemical Exhibition Dr. Rafael Foguet i Ambrós Thu, 25 Mar 2010 12:28:54 -0000 Miraculous demonstrations to increase interest in chemistry and to eradicate superstitions The miraculous chemical demonstrations are used to develop interest in student about chemical sciences, develop scientific temper and to eradicate superstitions associated with it. Dr. SUDESH GHODERAO Tue, 23 Mar 2010 07:17:12 -0000 Didáctica de la Química y Vida Cotidiana (Didactics of Chemistry and Everyday Life) Web pages (in Spanish) where several problems, exercices, analogies and experiments are offered with the aim of promoting the learning of Chemistry through experiences of everyday life. Several books developed by a good number of teachers are included (free access). Prof. Gabriel Pinto Wed, 03 Mar 2010 23:36:59 -0000 International Congress of Industrial Chemistry 2011 The International Congress of Industrial Chemistry 2011 will be organized to provide a forum for the analysis and discussion of recent trends in scientific and technological research in the chemical industry, as well as the present and future role of Chemistry professionals. Dr. Juan M. Alfaro Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:58:10 -0000 Oil Chemistry and Its Effects on Our Daily Lives In conjunction with its 101st Annual Meeting & Expo, AOCS will bring Monsanto’s Crop Analytics Mobile Laboratory (CAML) to Central High School in Phoenix, Arizona, Thursday, May 13, 2010. The chemistry classes for secondary students will visit the laboratory to see real-life laboratory applications and to learn about oil chem Mr. Jeffry Newman Sat, 13 Feb 2010 20:35:20 -0000 South African Chemical Institute Convention This 2011 congress of the Federation of African Societies of Chemistry (FASC), held jointly with the SACI convention, will seek to generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry, key to Africa’s future. Neil Coville Mon, 25 Jan 2010 19:53:17 -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 IUPAC World Chemistry Congress - Chemistry Bridging Innovation among the Americas and the World "Chemistry Bridging Innovation among the Americas and the World" is the theme chosen by the Colegio de Quimicos de Puerto Rico while hosting the 43rd IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, a IYC2011 corner stone event. Professor Gabriel A. Infante Mon, 25 Jan 2010 19:22:53 -0000 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 Pacifichem - pre-launch publicity event Pacifichem 2010 will be the 6th in the series of successful co-sponsored scientific conferences of the Pacific Basin Chemical Societies. A IYC 2011 pre-launch publicity event will be held to highlight the coming celebratory year and promote in that context collaborations among chemists of the Pacific Rim countries. Prof. Kazuyuki Tatsumi Mon, 25 Jan 2010 19:46:08 -0000