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UPLB ChemQuiz 2011

Activity by Rowell Abogado   |   added on Jan 25, 2011   |   Philippines Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Institute of Chemistry - UPLB, Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc.

A tertiary-level, free quiz contest open to all students of the University of the Philippines - Los Banos who have genuine interest in Chemistry, with the theme: "Green Chemistry: Promoting an Eco-Friendly Chemical Industry."

    The UPLB Chemical Society, a duly recognized academic organization in the University of the Philippines - Los Baños, will once more be sponsoring one of its annual quiz competition: The UPLB Chemistry Quiz Contest (UPLB ChemQuiz 2011). This quiz contest is free and is open to all bona fide undegraduate students of the university who have genuine interest in chemistry.

     In this year, the quiz contest is focused on the theme: "Green Chemistry: Promoting an Eco-Friendly Chemical Industry". The contest aims to strengthen the students' interest in the field of Chemistry and to widen such by introducing them to a wide range of opportunities that the chemical education can provide. It also aims to deliver information about green chemistry, to promote the best ways of chemical waste disposal, and to apply safer methods in the laboratory for the benefit of our environment.

      The quiz contest will start 7:15 PM on February 23, 2011 at the Physical Sciences Lecture Hall B of the University of the Philippines - Los Baños. The contest is FREE. Cash prizes and gift packs also await the winners.

      Moreover, an exhibit about Green Chemistry will be showcased at the Physical Sciences Annex Lobby from February 14, 2011 until February 25, 2011. 

   For inquiries and/or sponsorship, you may contact us at  +639278149882 or +639239370925, or send an e-mail to Attached herewith are copies of the following:
Rules and Mechanics, Solicitation Letter, and the Advertisement Contract of ChemQuiz 2011.




       The following persons from the UPLB Chemical Society would spearhead the preparations and the quiz proper:

  • Coordinator: Raymund Jay Aguilar
  • Co-coordinator: Valerie Fay Remorosa
  • Solicitations and Advertisement Committee: Kimberly Laugo
  • Quiz Committee: Rowell Abogado
  • Exhibits Committee: Kriz Anne Joi Minguez
  • Invitations Committee:  Jinkie Jazareno
  • Logistics Committee: Mark Anthony Meralles
  • Food and Awards Committee: Rochelle Ibabao

Topic: chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, quiz contest, chemical industry Audience: students, general public, industrial chemists, teachers, universities, educational institutions, tertiary education
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