International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry with a sense of women

Activity by Grupo MEQ   |   added on Feb 12, 2011   |   Colombia Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): University of Antioquia, School of Natural Sciences, Institute of Chemistry, Group Methodology of Teaching Chemistry, Library Empresas Publicas de Medellin, Medellin Department of Education, School of teacher

The event consists of a poster exhibition about contributions of prominent women in chemistry. The exhibition is itinerant by different educational institutions of the city.

To mark the International Year of Chemistry 2011 and the International Women's Day -8 March-,we want to make the event "Chemistry with a sense of women" in recognition of Marie Sklodowska Curie, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911, as well as a group of prominent women that have encouraged nationally and internationally, the development of chemistry over the past 110 years.

The event consists of a poster exhibition  about  contributions of prominents women in chemistry. The exhibition is itinerant by different educational institutions of the city.

Organizers: University of Antioquia, School of Natural Sciences, Institute of Chemistry,Group Methodology of Teaching Chemistry, Library Empresas Publicas de Medellin,Medellin Department of Education, School Teacher.

Event Date: March 8, 10 am

Location: Library of Empresas Públicas de Medellín.


Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, educators, professors, general public, women chemists, tertiary education, secondary school students, graduate students
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