International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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From Elementary Chemical Processes to Complex Biological Structures for the Benefit of Life and Human Health Carlo Mealli   |   added on Apr 08, 2011    |    Italy A scientific day dedicated to chemistry in coincidence with the General Assembly of the International Cuncil of Science (ICSU). Lectures of six most renmowned speakers including three Nobel Laureates
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, life-science, wider science Audience: research scientists, universities, undergraduate and graduate students, post doctors, general public

How Groups of Chemical Compounds Have Influenced the Course of Human History Gian maria Beone   |   added on Apr 04, 2011    |    Italy Universit√† Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Piacenza (Faculty of Agriculture) wants to propose to local secondary schools an initiative to make students feel interest in agricultural chemistry. Students will have to investigate some natural substances that have profoundly influenced the development of our society.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, demonstrations, seminars Audience: students, professors, research scientists, universities, educational institutions, secondary school students, secondary schools

Natural Products Chemistry, Biology and Medicine Antje Teegler   |   added on Mar 24, 2011    |    Italy COST is celebrating the International Year of Chemistry with its fourth edition of the COST-ESF High-level Research Conference series on Natural Products that will take place in September 2011 in Italy.
Topic: conferences, networking, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists

"Camillo Cavour e la chimica dei fertilizzanti" Marina Zuccoli   |   added on Mar 18, 2011    |    Italy Bibliographic exhibition about the activity of the Italian minister of Agriculture Camillo Cavour (1810-1861) in the 150th anniversary of the Italian unification. Cavour was the first to import guano from Peru and to establish a firm for the production of chemical fertilizers in Italy, in 1847.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professors, industrial chemists

One year of chemistry (un anno di chimica) Francesco Neve   |   added on Mar 08, 2011    |    Italy This a Blog about chemistry and society issues that will last a year. The URL is:
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, publications, website, art, references Audience: general public, educators, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, professional chemists, graduate students