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Limerick - Exhibition: “Marie Curie (1867 - 1934)”

Activity by Annaïk Genson   |   added on Jul 27, 2011   |   Ireland Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Embassy of France in Ireland, Materials and Surface Science Institute, University of Limerick

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.

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.

Designed for a wide audience with a bilingual approach (French & English), this exhibition offers the opportunity to discover a little more about the most famous discoveries in chemistry. Twelve posters aim to present the life and work of Marie Curie through pictures and documents given by the Curie Museum in Paris. The panels will take you from her childhood in Warsaw to the Nobel Prizes and other honours she received for her amazing contributions to science.

"Marie Curie (1867-1934)"
From Monday 25th July to Friday 26th August 2011.
Materials and Surface Science Institute
University of Limerick

The exhibition will be open to the public every Monday between 9am and 2pm (apart from August 1, bank holiday).

For more information and access to the exhibition contact Christine Roche, 061-234363, email christine.roche@ul.ie and Noel O’Dowd, 061-202545, email noel.odowd@ul.ie


Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, research scientists, universities, teachers, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students
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