International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry & Light

Activity by Mary Mullaghy   |   added on May 18, 2011   |   Ireland Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): RSC

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

This year’s lecture will explore the Chemistry of Light: how light is ‘made’ – from lamps, lasers or ‘liquid light’ – and its applications in medicine and technology, including CD players, electroluminescent paper, photography, neo-natal phototherapy and clean energy. Suitable for Senior students. Limited places - Advance Booking Essential. Check it out!

The lecture has been widely sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry for schools in the UK and is suitable for students from transition year to sixth year. It will include extensive demonstrations with equipment transported from Swansea to Cork and Dublin. It is one of the events marking 2011 as the International Year of Chemistry and will be presented at the following times and venues.

1. University College Cork
12.00pm Wednesday May 18th
Lecture Theatre G19, Kane Building
2. Trinity College Dublin
11.00am and 2.00pm Friday May 20th
Burke Lecture Theatre (accessed through entrance to TCD at the bottom of Dawson Street)


Topic: chemistry demonstration lecture Audience: senior cycle students (16yr -19yr) & their teachers
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