International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The Israel Chemical Society IYC Celebrations Ehud Keinan   |   added on Feb 22, 2012    |    Israel The Israel Chemical Society (ICS) has joined its sister societies around the globe with over a dozen original endeavors for the International Year of Chemistry.
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Nobel Quilts Karen Grant   |   added on Feb 22, 2012    |    United States Columbia Basin College and Washington State University Tri-Cities created two quilts of all the Nobel Laureates in chemistry, engaging students to learn about the history of chemistry.
Topic: history of chemistry, nobel laureates Audience: students, general public

Green Chemistry Book Translated in Thai Supa Hannongbua   |   added on Feb 22, 2012    |    Thailand To meet the goals of IYC2011 under the theme “Chemistry- our life, our future”, Green Chemistry is a key of success!. Now, the book entitled, "Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice" is the first time translated in Thai.
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Bioneutron 2012: Neutron Scattering Highlights on Water and Biological Systems Federica Migliardo   |   added on Feb 16, 2012    |    Italy The International Workshop BIONEUTRON 2012: Neutron Scattering Highlights on Water and Biological Systems is mainly addressed to highlight the versatile applicability of neutron scattering to the everwidening field of biological studies, as well as its complementarity with other spectroscopic and numerical techniques.
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IYC celebrations in Quaid-i-Azam University Farzana Ansari   |   added on Feb 13, 2012    |    Pakistan We, at the Department of Chemistry, Quaid-i-Azam University, organized three events to commemorate IYC. These include two workshops on computational chemistry and a one-day symposium on frontiers of chemistry.
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