International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE at Geffen Playhouse Geffen Playhouse   |   added on Sep 27, 2011    |    United States Coinciding with the International Year of Chemistry and the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie’s Nobel Prize in chemistry, the Geffen Playhouse is producing the world premiere of RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE, written by acclaimed actor, writer and science enthusiast Alan Alda.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, celebrating women chemists, celebrating history of science, nobel prize in chemistry, entertainment, theater, art and science Audience: general public, professional chemists, women chemists, professors, students, historians, scientists

Career Highlights and Influence of Marie Curie on Women Scientists Trudy Lionel   |   added on Jul 29, 2011    |    United States Dr. Darleane Hoffman will touch on a few highlights of her career and then discuss some of Marie Sklodowska-Curie’s less well -known contributions. She will also comment on the celebration this year of the 100th anniversary of the Award of the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie as the sole recipient.
Topic: women chemists, nuclear chemistry, history of chemistry, networking, nobel prize in chemistry Audience: chemists, students, educators

“Frontiers in Catalysis” Symposium in Honor of Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Richard F. Heck Tim Shaw   |   added on Jun 01, 2011    |    United States "Frontiers in Catalysis" Symposium is in honor of Dr. Richard F. Heck, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Topics of discussion include practical applications of the “Heck Reaction” to create ultra-portable electronics such as smart phones, iPhones and tablet computers, in addition to technical aspects of catalysis.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, nobel prize in chemistry, catalysis, electronics Audience: students, research scientists, universities, graduate students

Prof. Ada Yonath - Public Lecture at TIFR on Friday 4th February 2011 Arnab Bhattacharya   |   added on Feb 02, 2011    |    India Prof. Ada Yonath, Chemistry NL 2009, speaks on "The amazing ribosome, its tiny enemies and hints about its origin"
Topic: celebrating chemistry, public lecture, nobel prize in chemistry Audience: students, general public, chemists, secondary schools

"Chemistry Matters": short, educational videos with 16 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry on Nobelprize.org Merci Olsson   |   added on Dec 27, 2010    |    Sweden “Chemistry is really the queen of the sciences. If there is any one subject that an educated person should know in the world, it is chemistry.” Roger Kornberg, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2006
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, website, nobel prize in chemistry Audience: students, professors, educators, general public, universities, teachers, educational institutions, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary school students, high schools, graduate students