International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Symposium on Drug Discovery N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Nov 25, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The First International Symposium on Drug Discovery, January 8th, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The seminar series addresses the Research and Development process of new therapeutics in the pharmaceutical industry and challenges it faces today.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, seminars, educational materials, workshops Audience: students, professional chemists, women chemists, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, secondary schools, high schools, decision makers, tertiary education

Chai and Why? Molecules that modulate your mood Arnab Bhattacharya   |   added on Nov 22, 2011    |    India Chai and Why? is TIFR's twice-a-month science cafe. Prof. Vidita Vaidya looks at the variety of molecules that serve as messengers between neurons in the brain. Some of them including serotonin, norepinephrine, anandamide and dopamine are molecules that shape complex emotions like happiness, motivation, fear and love.
Topic: chemistry education, celebrating chemistry, seminars, educational materials Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools

Chemistry – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Meliha Zejnilagic-Hajric   |   added on Nov 17, 2011    |    Bosnia And Herzegovina Faculty of Science Sarajevo, as the oldest high education institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina where chemistry is taught and future Chemistry Science teachers are trained, we are planning to organize for this particular occasion a symposium open for international participants.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, workshops, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists

Akita Environmental Remediation Consortium:One Day Chemical Experiment for Primary Students Masataka Ogasawara   |   added on Nov 17, 2011    |    Japan This event is one-day school for the primary student about stone, rock, leaf soil, etc. Some chemical analyses show that such materials have various functions and character.
Topic: chemistry education Audience: school children

Workshop International Year of Chemistry Arlene Correa   |   added on Nov 16, 2011    |    Brazil In this workshop we will celebrate the IYC in the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil. The program includes a round-table and four plenary lectures presented by distinguished researchers from Brazil, Spain and USA.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, workshops, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, professors