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Educational Activities by The Chemical Society of Pakistan

Activity by Khalid M. Khan   |   added on Sep 28, 2010   |   Pakistan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): The Chemical Society of Pakistan

The Chemical Society of Pakistan is preparing various activities for the IYC2011 celebrations. Below is a short overview:

1. Chemistry and Life, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS, on January 3, 2011, at Auditorium of International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan, to be organized by Executive Council Members of Sindh Chapter of The Chemical Society of Pakistan.

2. Science at the Interface of Chemistry and Biology, Lecture by Prof Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary, Director, International Center for Chemical and Biological, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan on January 10, 2011, at Auditorium of Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan, to be organized by Executive Council Members of Sindh Chapter of The Chemical Society of Pakistan.

3. Documentaries with commentary on leading chemists of the world, and their presentation in various colleges of Pakistan in general and Sindh particular via Multimedia. Three documentaries i.e. Pakistani leading Chemists, Muslim leading Chemists, and World Leading Chemists are under processing. These documentaries will highlight the achievements of chemists and will be pictures based. The documentaries will be released on January 15, 2011 by Dr. Muhammad Raza Shah, Vice President (Sindh Chapter) The Chemical Society of Pakistan at Video-conferencing Hall, L. E. J. National Science Information Center University of Karachi and distributed to all Chapters of The Chemical Society of Pakistan.

4. 9th International Chemistry and 21st National Chemistry Conference, to be held on February 7-9, 2011, Theme: Chemistry for Peace and Prosperity, at Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Pakistan, jointly organized by Department of Chemistry and H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan under the auspices of The Chemical Society of Pakistan, Chief Organizer, Prof. Dr. Sheikh Sirajuddin Nizami, Chairman, Department of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan.

5. Two days Workshop on Microwave-Assisted Synthetic Chemistry (Basic Concept and Techniques at H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan, March 15-16, 2011, Coordinators: Prof. Dr. Khalid M. Khan and Dr. Jamshed Hashim

6. Two days Workshop on Microwave-Assisted Synthetic Chemistry (Advance Concept and Techniques at H. E. J. Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan, September 13-14, 2011, Coordinators: Prof. Dr. Khalid M. Khan and Dr. Jamshed Hashim

7. A Chemistry Fun Fair for non-chemists to be held on June 15, 2011 at Alladin Park, Karachi and organized by Executive Council Members of Sindh Chapter of The Chemical Society of Pakistan

8. Visit of Instrumental and Digital Library Facilities: Sindh Chapter of The Chemical Society of Pakistan will invite students from various colleges of Sindh in particular to visit our instrumental and digital library facilities (February 15, June 22, September 12, December 30, 2011).

9. One day Seminar on Computer Aided Drug Designing and Development, October 18, 2011, to be organized by Prof. Dr. Mrs. Farzana Latif Ansari, Department of Chemistry, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 45320, Pakistan

10. Lectures on the Role of Chemistry in Our Daily Life by Ph. D. Scholars of International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan in various Colleges (April 15, May 18, and November 17, 2011.

11. One Seminar on Chemistry and Humanity, September 15, 2011, to be rganized by Prof. Dr. Rehana Rashid, Department of Chemistry, Comsats Institute of Information Technology ((CIIT), Abbottabad, Pakistan.

12. Synthetic Chemistry in Pakistan Our Experiences, Lecture by Prof. Dr. Khalid M. Khan, Secretary General, The Chemical Society of Pakistan, on March 28, 2011 in the Auditorium of Federal Urdu University for Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan, to be organized by Executive Council Members of Sindh Chapter of The Chemical Society of Pakistan.

13. Nano Chemistry a futuristic Science, Lecture by Dr. M. Raza Shah, Vice President, The Chemical Society of Pakistan (Sindh Chapter) on December 15, 2011 in the Auditorium of Jinnah Women University, Nazimabad, Karachi Pakistan, to be rganized by Dr. M. Raza Shah, Vice President, The Chemical Society of Pakistan (Sindh Chapter).

14. Two days Seminar on Computational Chemistry at Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan, on July 13-14, 2011, Coordinator, Dr. Zaheer-ul-Haq Qasmi, Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan

15. One day Seminar on Advancement of Chemistry, February 18, 2011, to be organized by Dr. Iftikhar Hussain Bukhari, Department of Chemistry University of Sargodha, Sargodha.

16. Two days Seminar on Recent Development in Analytical Chemistry at the National Center of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, on October 25-26, 2011, to be organized by Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Bhanger, Director, National Center of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.

17. One day Seminar on Chemistry for All, at the Department of Chemistry, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Sindh on October 15, 2010 to be organized by Ms. Tajnees Pirzada, Associate Secretary, The Chemical Society of Pakistan (Sindh Chapter).

18. Chemistry Week by Punjab Chapter of The Chemical Society of Pakistan by Prof. Dr. Muhammad Amin, Member, Executive Council, The Chemical Society of Pakistan (Punjab Chapter) will organize the following activities. Monday, 24th to Friday 28th January be the start of this endeavor.


Topic: Audience: professional chemists, students, educators, general public
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