International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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"Awarness on Interface Doctorate Studies in Chemistry" Contest.

Activity by Evangelia Varella   |   added on Feb 07, 2011   |   Greece Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

Ph.D. candidates, who study and perform research work at the interface of chemistry and other scientific disciplines, are invited to write an essay, describing their experience on being a third-cycle student.

The contest is open to Ph.D. candidates, who study and perform research work at the interface of chemistry and other scientific disciplines. Research areas envisaged include among other conservation science, didactics of chemistry, computational chemistry, biological chemistry and technical chemistry.

Those who are interested, are invited to write an essay, explaining:

  1. the reasons why they have chosen to study in this field
  2. the problems they encountered during their research
  3. how satisfied they are with their decision
  4. if, according to their opinion, structured doctorate studies would be helpful.

More information about the structure of the essay will be given in the near future.

All essays will be examined and the best ones will receive awards.


Topic: inter-disciplinary, chemistry education Audience: ph.d. candidates, young researchers, educational institutions, decision makers
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