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Summer Science Academy at Tbilisi State University
Khatuna Kakhiani | added on Apr 06, 2011 | Georgia
Tbilisi State University (Tbilisi, Georgia) holds an annual Summer Science Academy for students from grades 7 through 12. The goal of the Summer Science Academy is to introduce and enlighten students in the interdisciplinary world of the natural science, showing them the fundamental and applied aspects of science.
Harnessing Nature's Chemical Diversity for Drug Discovery
Ruth Meaney | added on Apr 05, 2011 | Australia
More than one third of the top-selling drugs in the world are natural products or their derivatives. Dr Rohan Davis, Group Leader of the Natural Products Chemistry team at the Eskitis Institute, Griffith University will present a brief history on natural product drug discovery & detail current research.
Home-made Experiments Contest
Lautaro Kremenchuzky | added on Apr 03, 2011 | Argentina
The contest consists of making a home-made experiment, which must be recorded and uploaded. Previously, they must set a hypothesis and afterwards, there must be a conclusion.
Chemistry Made Simple for Public Appreciation and Attraction
Sam Kauba | added on Mar 26, 2011 | Papua New Guinea
The way forward is a collaboration of research projects crafted by ingenious concepts with predefined targets and unifying themes in Chemistry. All of the activities to commemorate, International Year of Chemistry 2011, shall be simple to foster public appreciation in Papua New Guinea.
Chemistry in our Daily Life
Mauricio Acelas | added on Mar 12, 2011 | Colombia
Interested in learning how chemistry impacts our daily life? In a series of presentations, I will attempt to demonstrate to secondary students in Colombia how the world would be without chemistry and why it is so important for the development of human kind.