International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Science Day Drama Competition for School Children N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Mar 05, 2011    |    Sri Lanka A series of drama competitions was held by the National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, with the participation of School children. Opportunity was provided to those students who were successful to stage their dramas at the CHEMEX Exhibition site.
Topic: Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students

Fourteenth Award Ceremony of the Australian National Chemistry Quiz Competition _ N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Mar 05, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The Fourteenth Award Ceremony was held on the occasion of celebrating IYC 2011. A large number of students, general public, and industrialists witnessed the occasion.
Topic: chemistry education, competition Audience: students, general public, universities, teachers, high schools, educational institutions, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, graduate students, secondary schools students, professors

Appreciation of the services of staff and students who contributed to the success of IYC Inauguration ceremony and CHEMEX Trade Fair & Exhibition 27-30th January 2011 N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Feb 26, 2011    |    Sri Lanka A ceremony to distribute the Certificates of Appreciation was held on 26th February 2011 at the P.P.G.L.Siriwardene Auditorium of the Inst. of Chem.Ceylon. Dr. Neville V Reed, Managing Director,Science Education and Industry, Royal Society of Chemistry UK, delivered a speech on 'Supporting the Global Chemistry Community.'
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities Audience: students, professional chemists, professors

Cultural IYC2011 Event: Sinhala and Tamil New Year Celebration N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Feb 23, 2011    |    Sri Lanka This cultural celebration will be held at the Folk Art Centre (Janakala Kendraya) at Pelawatte, Battaramulla, on 3rd April 2011 from 9:00am to 8:00pm. The entire programme will be especially focused on the cultural values and harmony among communities. Demonstration of chemistry of traditional foods is one of the activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations, competition Audience: professional chemists, students

CHEMEX 2011 Trade Fair and Exhibition N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Feb 23, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The Trade Fair and Exhibition was held on 27-30 February 2011 at the Bandaranaike International Memorial Conference Hall, Colombo. IYC 2011 and the CHEMEX 2011 were ceremonially inaugurated by Hon. Prof. Tissa Vitharana Sr. Minister of Scientific Affairs on 27th February 2011.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, demonstrations, competition, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, secondary schools students