International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Thunder and Lightning Demonstration Lecture Samantha Tang   |   added on Oct 11, 2011    |    United Kingdom The theme of the lecture will be chemical energy, with plenty of it! Whether in the form of light or sound, there will be chemical colours and energetic explosions to enthuse and excite the audience. Performed by Dr Pete Licence and Mr Jim Gamble.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, demonstrations Audience: general public, students, secondary schools students

McBain Medal Award Lecture Patricia Cornell   |   added on Sep 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom The McBain Medal is an annual award by the Colloid and Surface Chemistry Group of the SCI and the Colloid and Interface Chemistry Group of the RSC to honour a younger scientist who has made a meritorious contribution to colloid and interface science.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, competition, networking, publications, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, hands-on activities, science fair, analytical chemistry, biotechnology, website, industrial trade fair, references Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, teachers, educators, research scientists, secondary school students, educational institutions, women chemists, post graduate students, industrial chemists, universities, decision makers, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students

SCI's Fine Chemicals Group IYC Public Lecture Series Patricia Cornell   |   added on Sep 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom A series of free public lectures in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011. These talks will illustrate how the field of medicinal chemistry has led and will continue to lead to the discovery of new medicines which impact millions of lives worldwide.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, competition, publications, references, industrial trade fair, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology, website, workshops, analytical chemistry, hands-on activities, science fair Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, secondary school students, educational institutions, women chemists, post graduate students, industrial chemists, universities, decision makers, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Chemistry beyond the bench Stuart Cantrill   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United Kingdom To celebrate the International Year of Chemistry, Nature Chemistry has published a series of Commentary articles that look at broader issues in our subject beyond the science itself. These articles are free throughout September 2011.
Topic: chemistry education, networking, educational materials, publications Audience: general public, students, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, decision makers

Chemistry at the Garden Alison Foster   |   added on Sep 06, 2011    |    United Kingdom A 3 month exhibition from October to December at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden in conjunction with the University of Oxford Chemistry Department. The exhibition will focus on the links between plants and chemistry - photosynthesis, pigments, the chemistry of taste and smell, new materials inspired by plants etc.
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, educators, teachers, post graduate students, secondary school students