International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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A Day in the Life of a Clinical Chemist Laboratory Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States Peter Wilding, now an emeritus Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, was an assistant professor at the University of Southern California and a young clinical chemist at the Los Angeles County Hospital. This film demonstrates the remarkable journey of our profession and the astonishing advances make in almost a century.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, publications, website, biotechnology, references Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, industrial chemists, secondary school students, high schools

History of Clinical Chemistry Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States John Savory and Larry Kricka, professors at the Univ. of Virginia and the Univ. of Pennsylvania, respectively, who will recount the story of clinical chemistry, which spans from before 400 BC.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, conferences, chemistry education, chemistry, analytical chemistry, publications, biotechnology, industrial trade fair, references Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, research scientists, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions, graduate students

Towards Global Artificial Photosynthesis: Energy, Nanochemistry and Governance Thomas Faunce   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    Australia First International Conference dedicated to creating a Global Artificial Photosynthesis Project. Conference at Lord Howe Island (UNESCO World Heritage Listed) August 14-18 2011. conference website: http://law.anu.edu.au/coast/tgap/conf.htm
Topic: conferences, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students

Chemistry - our life, our future -- Science Week in Khartoum Ahmad Sinada   |   added on Mar 04, 2011    |    Sudan Chemical Society will hold celebrate the Year of Chemistry in the Science Week of the Faculty of Science, which will contain lectures in various scientific disciplines chemical and seminars, exhibitions, workshops and a variety of cultural programs. And that, starting from day 22 until 26 of March.
Topic: biochemistry, chemistry education, conferences, seminars, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, competition, analytical chemistry, science fair, biotechnology, industrial trade fair, bio Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, teachers, women chemists, tertiary education, secondary school students, high schools, school children, graduate students

Centre for Molecular and Structural Biochemistry Spring Meeting Stephen Ashworth   |   added on Mar 01, 2011    |    United Kingdom The annual Spring Meeting of the Centre for Molecular and Structural Biochemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, seminars, biotechnology, chemical biology Audience: professional chemists, research scientists, post graduate students