International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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2011 Kilpatrick Lecture: A Chemistry Renaissance featuring George Whitesides Aditya Unni   |   added on Aug 31, 2011    |    United States George Whitesides (Harvard University) a world renowned scientist and advocate for chemistry as a solution to global health and energy needs will give a technical lecture "Reinventing Chemistry" and lead a panel discussion "Solving Problems or Satisfying Curiousity." A student poster session will be held.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, seminars, analytical chemistry Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, decision makers, high schools, tertiary education, school children

Celebrating Undergraduate Research Christine Gottardo   |   added on Aug 08, 2011    |    Canada A video has been produced highlighting undergraduate research students as they describe the importance of research experience to their undergraduate learning. web-site: http://chemistry.lakeheadu.ca/?display=page&pageid=14
Topic: undergraduate research Audience: students, universities, decision makers

Chemistry Lab for Kids and Teachers, Fabrication of a Voltaic Cell in the Edo Era Kazuaki Hiroki   |   added on Aug 05, 2011    |    Japan Students and teachers understand the mechanism of voltaic cells, through the experiments from the Japanese first chemistry book "Seimi-Kaiso (1837)" written by Yoan Udagawa.
Topic: seminar and workshop Audience: students, teachers and general public, decision makers

Towards European synergy for research in chemistry - a Euro-Chemistry summit Nico Kos   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    Netherlands Euro-chemistry is organizing a summit where we bring together stakeholders including chemistry performers, chemistry funders, chemical industry, policy makers (national & European level), international organizations, and non-European stakeholders such as the US National Science Foundation in order to discuss improved funding.
Topic: conferences, chemistry Audience: professional chemists, professors, research scientists, industrial chemists, decision makers

“Chemistry, Sciences, Culture and Society in the making of Europe” David Coates   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    France An international conference exploring the impacts and relevance of chemistry on both the past and modern European society.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, website, biotechnology, art, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, teachers, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions