International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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"All Our Yesterdays" Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States All our Yesterdays: The pace of technological progress in clinical laboratory testing has been rapid and the lifetime of most analyzers is less than 10 years. To document and capture a special aspect of the history of clinical laboratory testing, Larry Kricka and Peter Wilding initiated this long-term project.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, science fair, publications, website, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, references, demonstrations, competition, analytical chemistry, biotechnology, art, industrial trade fair Audience: universities, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

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

One year of chemistry (un anno di chimica) Francesco Neve   |   added on Mar 08, 2011    |    Italy This a Blog about chemistry and society issues that will last a year. The URL is: http://1annodichimica.blogspot.com/
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, publications, website, art, references Audience: general public, educators, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, professional chemists, graduate students

World Metrology Day - 20 May 2011 Chris Pulham   |   added on Mar 03, 2011    |    France 20 May marks World Metrology Day - this year the theme is "Metrology in Chemistry".
Topic: celebrating chemistry, website, metrology Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, educational institutions, tertiary education, graduate students

Luis E. Miramontes Image Gallery Octavio Miramontes   |   added on Mar 01, 2011    |    Mexico This is the first public image gallery devoted entirely to Luis E. Miramontes, one of the top Mexican chemists of all times.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, hands-on activities, publications, website, art, biotechnology, references Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, graduate students