International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Sibo Mixes Things Up by Ginny Stone Ginny Stone   |   added on May 23, 2011    |    South Africa A fun story book for young children - written in rhyme - with the topic of chemistry woven into the story line. This book is the 10th in the Sibo Series, published by Lets Look publishers (Pretoria, South Africa). It is now available - visit the website for more details - http://www.sibo.co.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, publications, educational materials, hands-on activities Audience: young students, educators

National Science Week (NSW) in Cape Town 29Jul to 6Aug 2011 Chabad De Jaeger   |   added on Apr 06, 2011    |    South Africa The NSW is an anual event organised by the Dept Science & Technolgy in South Africa. The event creates awareness of science & technolgy for learners, teachers, educators, business people, scientists and researchers.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, publications, industrial trade fair Audience: students, educators, teachers, women chemists, high schools, secondary schools, graduate students, decision makers, post graduate students, general public

Workshop and Conference on Functional Polymeric Materials & Composites Aneli Fourie   |   added on Jun 28, 2010    |    South Africa The 11th UNESCO/IUPAC Workshop and Conference on Functional Polymeric Materials & Composites will focus on the synthesis, characterization and application of these materials.
Topic: conferences, workshops, educational materials Audience: professional chemists, tertiary education, students, universities, post graduate students, industrial chemists, professors, women chemists

South African Chemical Institute Convention Neil Coville   |   added on Jan 25, 2010    |    South Africa This 2011 congress of the Federation of African Societies of Chemistry (FASC), held jointly with the SACI convention, will seek to generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry, key to Africa‚Äôs future.
Topic: climate change, water, food Audience: tertiary education, educators, decision makers, professional chemists