International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry – A promise for Life Ayyappan Nair   |   added on Aug 29, 2011    |    India # Chemistry in our daily Life # Nature : A source of useful medicines (Pharmaceuticals) # Natural Fragrances, Flavors & Colorants -Their use and application.
Topic: chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools students

Tata Chemicals Best Chemistry Teacher Award-2011 Damodar Prabhu   |   added on Aug 25, 2011    |    India As a part of the celebration of IYC 2011 in India,Tata Chemicals Limited, Mumbai has partnered with Association of Chemistry Teachers to institute 'Best Chemistry Teacher Award' in six categories.The Award will recognise the efforts of Chemistry teachers and educators in the cause of Chemistry Education.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, best chemistry teacher awards Audience: professors, educators, teachers, universities, educational institutions, tertiary education

Role of Chemistry vis-a-vis Women Empowerment Chenna rao Devarapalli   |   added on Aug 23, 2011    |    India To create awareness among the women students about the contribution of chemistry in relation to women empowerment and, in reciprocation, the role of women in the development of chemistry.
Topic: workshop, competitions Audience: professors, women graduate students, research scientists

IYC 2011 workshop for school students Wafia Masih   |   added on Aug 15, 2011    |    India National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune (IISER) and Exciting Science Group (ESG), are jointly conducting half-year long chemistry workshops for school students to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011. These workshops are being held between June and Dec.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, workshops, hands-on activities, website Audience: students, general public, educators, high schools, secondary school students, teachers

Creating awareness about the chemistry in life among the students of Atomic Energy Central School Venkatesan Chandrasekaran   |   added on Aug 10, 2011    |    India There was an arrangement of a lecture programme on Chemistry - in Daily life by Dr. Suryamurthy, IGCAR Kalpakkam organized by C. Venkatesan and R.Varadarajan of Tamilnadu science Forum Kalpakkam branch On 24.02.2011
Topic: lecture on chemistry in day to day life Audience: students, teachers