International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Career Highlights and Influence of Marie Curie on Women Scientists

Activity by Trudy Lionel   |   added on Jul 29, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Women Chemists Committee of the California Section of the American Chemical Society

Dr. Darleane Hoffman will touch on a few highlights of her career and then discuss some of Marie Sklodowska-Curie’s less well -known contributions. She will also comment on the celebration this year of the 100th anniversary of the Award of the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie as the sole recipient.

The Fall meeting of the Women Chemists Committee of the California Section of the American Chemical Society will include a tour of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Cyclotron, a talk by Professor Emerita Darleane Hoffman, and lunch, on October 1, 2011.  Dr. Hoffman will speak on her career in nuclear chemistry, and on the career and 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Marie Curie, commemorated by  IYC.

Topic: women chemists, nuclear chemistry, history of chemistry, networking, nobel prize in chemistry Audience: chemists, students, educators


Fabienne Meyers | Dec 17, 2011 04:06PM

At the ACS National meeting in Denver, Colorado, last August, a Symposium titled Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Marie Curie's Nobel Prize in Chemistry was organized and the intro presentation was also by Professor Darleane Hoffman. Her presentation is available here on ACSchem learning Center. Other presentations from this symposium are also available online.

Fabienne Meyers | Dec 17, 2011 04:12PM

To check the detailed program of that ACS symposium, see here.

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