International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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NATA Young Scientists of the Year Award 2011 Philip Keeffe   |   added on Apr 07, 2011    |    Australia An annual natiional science competition for Primary School students to encourage young scientists and promote learning of science among schoolchildren.
Topic: chemistry education, chemistry students, competition, young scientists, scientific learning, chemistry experiment, chemistry fun Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, primary school students, primary school teachers, primary schools, primary school principals

Harnessing Nature's Chemical Diversity for Drug Discovery Ruth Meaney   |   added on Apr 05, 2011    |    Australia More than one third of the top-selling drugs in the world are natural products or their derivatives. Dr Rohan Davis, Group Leader of the Natural Products Chemistry team at the Eskitis Institute, Griffith University will present a brief history on natural product drug discovery & detail current research.
Topic: sustainable and green chemistry, seminars, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, science fair Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools

The Nanoscience of Bone: Where does Chemistry fit in? Ruth Meaney   |   added on Mar 28, 2011    |    Australia “The Nanoscience of Bone: Where does Chemistry fit in?” The RACI Qld O'Donnell School Lecture Series is open to students in Grade 11 and 12 studying chemistry / science, and students in Junior Secondary interested in studying chemistry / science to Grade 12 are also eligible to attend.
Topic: chemistry education, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, universities, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Crystal Growing Competition Ruth Meaney   |   added on Mar 28, 2011    |    Australia The RACI Qld Crystal Growing Competition is an opportunity for students to take part in a scientific competition. The process is simple, and designed to encourage students to develop an interest in Chemistry from a young age.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, competition Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Towards Global Artificial Photosynthesis: Energy, Nanochemistry and Governance Thomas Faunce   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    Australia First International Conference dedicated to creating a Global Artificial Photosynthesis Project. Conference at Lord Howe Island (UNESCO World Heritage Listed) August 14-18 2011. conference website: http://law.anu.edu.au/coast/tgap/conf.htm
Topic: conferences, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students