International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Summer School in Chemistry: IYC, our frontiers and challenges Arlene Correa   |   added on May 06, 2011    |    Brazil This year the 31st Summer School in Chemistry has the theme “The International Year of Chemistry, our frontiers and challenges”. The program includes short-courses (15 hours) in chemometrics, synthesis and application of nanocrystals, development of new methods for clean and renewable energy, and mass spectrometry analysis.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, analytical chemistry Audience: graduate students, post graduate students, professional chemists, research scientists, industrial chemists

Biografia de Marie Curie Anieli Pianheri   |   added on Apr 19, 2011    |    Brazil It´s an exhibition about the life of Marie Curie.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, universities

UNESCO Contest of Writings Works and Drawings of the World Science Day for Peace and Development Fernanda Velloso   |   added on Mar 16, 2011    |    Brazil Target to high school students, the competition has two categories: Drawings and Writings Works. This initiative is promoted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with institutions in the areas of education and science.
Topic: contest, drawings, education, competition, art, texts, publications, chemistry, brazil Audience: students, professors, educators, secondary schools

Semana de Química in Bahia, Brazil Daniel Silva   |   added on Mar 14, 2011    |    Brazil Celebration for the 10th Semana de Química da UNEB 201, the event will be held in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 19-23th september 2011 at Universidade do Estado da Bahia.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, workshops, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, teachers, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, secondary schools students

"Innovation in Companies, Education and Society" - Inaugural Class (Aula Magna) Dulce Silva   |   added on Mar 09, 2011    |    Brazil Celebration for the 50th. Anniversary of Institute of Chemistry at Sao Paulo State University as part of the IYC activities in Brazil.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, universities, teachers, post graduate students, educational institutions