International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Norwich Lord Mayor's Street Procession Joanne Woods   |   added on Jun 29, 2011    |    United Kingdom Bayer Cropscience has entered a parade float into the Norwich Lord Mayor's street procession being held on Sat 9th July 2011. The theme is scientists with a mobile chemistry set.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, universities, teachers, women chemists, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

TalkScience@BL-- Geoengineering our climate: Fixing Earth's future? Johanna Kieniewicz   |   added on Jun 28, 2011    |    United Kingdom Mirrors in space, ocean fertilisation, bio-char… can geoengineering technologies like these solve Earth’s climate crisis? Sometimes science can be stranger than fiction! Join Professor Tim Lenton in our 13th TalkScience event for a lively discussion about why scientists are considering technological solutions to climate change
Topic: climate change, geoengineering, atmospheric chemistry, ocean chemistry, discussion, cafe scientifique Audience: students, academics, charities, government, policy, post graduate students, general public

Cosmetic Industry Day Zoe Beck   |   added on Jun 23, 2011    |    United Kingdom Annual Cosmetic Industry Day, showcasing the work of students from the BSc (Hons) Cosmetic Science course here at London College of Fashion.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, decision makers

National Science Week in South Africa Stephen Ashworth   |   added on Jun 22, 2011    |    United Kingdom Chemistry shows and educator workshops in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa and the opening of a new science centre.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, teachers, high schools

Secrets of Formulation III Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jun 21, 2011    |    United Kingdom Designing colloidal formulations is an exceptionally complex process that requires a combination of scientific knowledge, experimental skill, experience, imagination and enthusiasm. Combining these with the correct inspiration can produce innovative colloidal systems and solutions to problems.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, competition, publications, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, hands-on activities, science fair, analytical chemistry, biotechnology, art, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, educational institutions, decision makers, women chemists, post graduate students, industrial chemists, teachers, universities, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students