International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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IYC Chemistry award Siobhan Murphy   |   added on Sep 12, 2010    |    Ireland PharmaChemical Ireland will sponsor an IYC Chemistry Award at SciFest, this is a is a local one-day science fair held in third level colleges and open to all second level students. A SciFest fair includes a competition and exhibition of projects, a selection of science talks, science demonstrations in the college laboratories
Topic: chemistry, celebrating chemistry, science fair, competition, demonstrations, educational materials, chemistry education Audience: students, school children, secondary schools, secondary school students, educational institutions

Chemical Engineering in the International Year of Chemistry Carmen Doria   |   added on Sep 04, 2010    |    Mexico The XXII National Meeting and 1st. International Conference of AMIDIQ will be held on May 3-6, 2011 in the Mayan Riviera, Quintana Roo, Mexico. offer plenary sessions, oral sessions, poster exibition, workshops and an industrial exhibition
Topic: conferences, seminars, workshops, posters, industrial exhibit Audience: professional chemists, students, industrial chemists, graduate students

A World without Polymers Giancarlo Galli   |   added on Aug 29, 2010    |    International We will hold a video and essay contest celebrating IYC. The topic will be to imagine a "World without Polymers" and to write about the detrimental effect on society if polymers were absent. We expect to award prizes including a trip to the World Chemical Congress for award winners.
Topic: competition, video Audience: students, school children, secondary schools, high schools

Chemistry: History, Philosophy and Education Alexander Martínez   |   added on Aug 28, 2010    |    Colombia International seminar about the historical and epistemological problems of chemistry and the relationships with chemical education, diffusion and communication. October 24 & 25, Bogotá D.C. (Colombia)
Topic: conferences, chemistry, workshops, chemistry education, educational materials, courses Audience: professional chemists, students, educators, post graduate students, professors, universities, teachers, educational institutions

Elemental Matters: Artists Imagine Chemistry Shelley Geehr   |   added on Aug 26, 2010    |    United States Elemental Matters: Artists Imagine Chemistry, an exhibition in the Hach Gallery at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, features seven contemporary artists whose artwork responds to the elements, the seminal building blocks of all matter.
Topic: art, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, professional chemists, students, educators