International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Networking Breakfast - Melbourne VIC, Australia Roger Stapleford   |   added on Jan 02, 2011    |    Australia The Royal Australian Chemical Institute is joining in the global breakfast initiative.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: school educators

Southern Highlands Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry Roger Read   |   added on Dec 21, 2010    |    Australia 28-30 August 2011. Peppers Manor House, Moss Vale (2 hours SW of Sydney), New South Wales, Australia. 2-day residential conference on all aspects of heterocyclic chemistry. Information:;
Topic: conferences, heterocyclic chemistry, synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organometallic chemistry, natural product chemistry, materials chemistry, drug development, bioactive compounds Audience: professional chemists, industrial chemists, professors, senior postgraduate research students

Networking Breakfast - Melbourne, Australia Michelle Groarke   |   added on Dec 21, 2010    |    Australia We hosted a breakfast to celebrate and promote women women in chemistry on January 18th from 7 am in the CSIRO Ian Wark laboratory, Bayview Ave, Clayton, Victoria. Women at all stages in their career attended.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: students, professional chemists, women chemists, post graduate students, research scientists

PACIA Interface 2011 - International Year of Chemistry John Osborn   |   added on Dec 14, 2010    |    Australia The Australian Plastics and Chemicals Industry Association (PACIA) Interface 2011 is a high level program held at Parliament House Canberra in March for CEO's and senior managers from the chemicals and plastics industry in Australia. The theme in 2011 will be in support of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 initiative.
Topic: Audience: industrial chemists, decision makers

ReferEEIng QLD chemistry Daniel Bischa   |   added on Nov 20, 2010    |    Australia A project to showcase Queensland (QLD) senior chemistry students' Extended Experimental Investigations (EEI's) in a refereed online journal. Teachers of chemistry in QLD will be able to use the journal as an exemplar to show their class exceptional EEI reports. High school students will develop links with practicing chemists.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, competition, publications Audience: educational institutions, teachers, professional chemists, educators, research scientists, secondary school students