International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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German IYC 2011 Website Hans-Georg Weinig   |   added on Sep 17, 2010    |    Germany The German IYC 2011 website (www.ijc2011.de) is now online with an event calendar and information about IYC 2011 activities in Germany.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, chemistry education, website Audience:

Books, journal articles, and web resources in celebration of chemistry Ellen Nichols   |   added on Sep 14, 2010    |    International Through commemorative books (including Letters to a Young Chemist and European Women in Chemistry), journals, and online content, John Wiley and Sons celebrates and supports the past, the future, and the people of chemistry, from students to professionals.
Topic: women in chemistry, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry, chemistry in space, pharmaceutical chemistry, web resources, publications Audience: professional chemists, students, educators, general public, teachers, graduate students

Global Stamp Competition: Chemistry as a Cultural Enterprise Lida Schoen   |   added on Sep 13, 2010    |    Netherlands The Global Stamp Competition (IUPAC's CCE, Christiane Reiners and Lida Schoen) was launched at the opening ceremony of IYC 2011 in Paris on January 27-28, 2011. The competition was open to students all over the world in 3 age categories (12-14, 15-18 and undergraduates / teacher students from all subjects (not only chemistry!)
Topic: chemistry, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, competition, muti disciplinary Audience: students, educators, industrial chemists, tertiary education, teachers, secondary schools, high schools, secondary school students, educational institutions

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

New Zealand Mint Chris Kirkness   |   added on Sep 10, 2010    |    United States To design and mint a range of 1oz Silver & 1oz Gold Commemorative Legal Tender coins to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry.
Topic: chemistry education, industrial trade fair, networking Audience: general public