International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry - Our life, Our future. Exhibition in Athens, Greece

Activity by Giorgio Marcou   |   added on Nov 23, 2010   |   Greece Official_iyc_logo

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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 Information material and rare unpublished material (photos, letters, manuscripts, medals, patents, stamps, FDC, etc) from Nobel Laureates of Chemistry (from 1901 to 2010).

The Museum of the Hellenic Nobel Collection ( www.mhnc.gr )in collaboration with the National Hellenic Research Foundation (www.eie.gr ) will organise an event, which will be hosted in the building of the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens Greece from 1-2-2011 to 10-3-2011. Our aim is to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry 2011.

In this event the visitors will be able to see a large number of exhibits from Nobel Laureates in Chemistry (from 1901 to 2010). The exhibits will comprise of Manuscripts, Letters, Patents, Medals, Stamps, FDC and Photos of the Nobel Laureates. Along with those exhibits, a number of information materials in relation with the history and importance of Chemistry in our life and in our future will be displayed in front of the visitors.

Supplementary to the exhibition, a special issue of our quarterly magazine ( http://www.news-museum-hellenic-nobel-collection.gr/ ) will be published dedicated to the International Year of Chemistry and will be distributed (honoris causa) to the visitors of the exhibition. The magazine will also be mailed to our readers (in 61 countries, 12.000 copies).

We believe that this exhibition will provide a great opportunity to the general public to comprehend the important role that Chemistry plays in our lives.

It will also be a great opportunity for all people who are actively involved in the field of Chemistry to honour all those great Scientists who devoted their lives in the service of mankind.


Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, publications, references Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, general public, professors
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