International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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SCI's Fine Chemicals Group IYC Public Lecture Series Patricia Cornell   |   added on Sep 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom A series of free public lectures in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011. These talks will illustrate how the field of medicinal chemistry has led and will continue to lead to the discovery of new medicines which impact millions of lives worldwide.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, competition, publications, references, industrial trade fair, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology, website, workshops, analytical chemistry, hands-on activities, science fair Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, secondary school students, educational institutions, women chemists, post graduate students, industrial chemists, universities, decision makers, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Spellbound: an IYC video series Terri Taylor   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States A new ACS video series — aptly named Spellbound — tells the stories of eight chemists whose childhood curiosity about everyday things helped them launch careers in laboratories, win Nobel Prizes and make other notable achievements.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, website Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, teachers, high schools, secondary schools students, women chemists, universities, educational institutions

Chemistry beyond the bench Stuart Cantrill   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United Kingdom To celebrate the International Year of Chemistry, Nature Chemistry has published a series of Commentary articles that look at broader issues in our subject beyond the science itself. These articles are free throughout September 2011.
Topic: chemistry education, networking, educational materials, publications Audience: general public, students, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, decision makers

National Chemistry Week Mary Moore   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States On October 25 and 26, Eastman and the Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society will host the 21st annual award winning “Celebration of Chemistry for 4th Graders.” Over 27,000 children have participated in this event since its inception in 1991.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, publications Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, industrial chemists, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Nanoscience and chemistry: a special conference by Sabine Szunerits at the Institut Francais & Romanian UNESCO Commission Serban Peteu   |   added on Sep 06, 2011    |    Romania 27-28 September: Celebrate IYC 2011 in Bucharest, with Prof. Dr. Sabine Szunerits from University of Lille and Interdisciplinary Research Institute. Special conferences for l'Institut Francais & Romanian UNESCO Commission, the National Institute for Chemistry and the National Institute for Materials Physics.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, analytical chemistry, nanoscience, nanotechnology Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists