International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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From Golf Balls to Solar Energy: How the Chemical Industry is Impacting Everyday Life Jenessa Fernandes   |   added on Apr 14, 2011    |    Canada From solar energy to hydrogen fuels to e-ink, chemistry impacts our everyday lives. In recognition of the International Year of Chemistry, this panel will highlight the benefit of chemistry in shaping our economy and environment.
Topic: conferences, panel discussion, celebrating chemistry Audience: innovation, women, researchers, post graduate students and professors, universities, college students, government

Chemistry : a Science to Rediscover ... at the University of Sherbrooke Valerie Amzallag   |   added on Mar 31, 2011    |    Canada 23rd Annual Undergraduate Chemistry Colloquium of the University of Sherbrooke is organized by students for students.
Topic: conferences, chemistry education, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, universities, post graduate students, industrial chemists

Chemistry in the Crosshairs: Better Living through Chemistry Bonnie Lasby   |   added on Mar 29, 2011    |    Canada A public lecture by Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Director of the Office of Science and Society, McGill University
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, secondary schools

In French ... "La chimie : notre vie, notre avenir! " Denis Bussieres   |   added on Mar 23, 2011    |    Canada From March 24 to 26, come visit us and experience fun chemistry at the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Regional Final in Chicoutimi. Un kiosque d'information et de démonstration dans le cadre de l'Expo-Sciences Régionale du Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean à Saguenay du 24 au 26 mars 2011.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations, chemistry Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers

Wine Oxidation - a public talk Cédric Saucier   |   added on Mar 17, 2011    |    Canada Chemistry seminar on Wine oxidation at UBC OKanagan (March 25th, Room UNC 200) by Dr A.L Waterhouse, California, USA.
Topic: wine Audience: students, general public, research scientists