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

The American Chemical Society and NASA Explore Water and IYC- on Earth and in Space - a live Webcast Terri Taylor   |   added on Aug 24, 2011    |    United States Join specialists from NASA and the American Chemical Society, on September 22nd at 1:00pm EDT, as they discuss the IYC Global Water experiment and how water filtration affects our lives on Earth and in space.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, educational materials, chemistry education, webcast, water Audience: students, general public, educators, school children, high schools, secondary school students, secondary schools students, teachers

IYC 2011 Day at The Breen Technology Center in Cleveland Ohio Tiffany Squires   |   added on Aug 11, 2011    |    United States On-site event for children of employees. "Household Chemistry" and other activities taking place to encourage interest of young people in chemistry. Set up like a "Bring Your Child to Work" day, but infused with exciting chemistry lessons & a chance to see where mom & dad work!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, paint, art, workshops, demonstrations and hands-on activities Audience: school children, professional chemists, parents

IYC Lobby Display Case at The Dalles Wasco Public Library Erica Jacobsen   |   added on Aug 11, 2011    |    United States A lobby display case at The Dalles Wasco Public Library changes monthly. For the month of September, it will feature information on IYC and chemistry.
Topic: chemistry courses, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public

Peptide Synthesis Research Award Program James Chou   |   added on Aug 08, 2011    |    United States LifeTein has implemented the LifeTein Research Award Program in recognition of the excellent research being conducted in the face of continued national grant funding reductions and decreased R&D budgets.
Topic: research, reward, chemistry experiments, sustainable and green chemistry, analytical chemistry Audience: researchers, professional chemists, peptides, chemical synthesis, peptide synthesis