International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Women in Chemistry : our role models from past to present - Special Exhibition at Women’s Archives Center, National Women’s Education Center of Japan

Activity by Ryoko Akamine   |   added on Jul 19, 2011   |   Japan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): 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.

Celebrating International Year of Chemistry and the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Marie Curie, the fourth Special Exhibition of Women’s Archives Center overviews history of Japanese female chemists-their education, career in chemistry and achievements and considers women’s career development in science.

By introducing role models of women in chemistry from past to present, the exhibition aims to encourage girls to study science and provides an opportunity to consider a gender-equal society.

 

Exhibition title: Women in Chemistry : our role models from past to present

Exhibition period: 29 August - 6 November 2011

Venue: Women’s Archives Center at National Women’s Education Center of Japan


Topic: exhibition Audience: secondary school students, school children, general public