International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Conducting Public Lectures on Chemistry N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Apr 11, 2011    |    Sri Lanka A programme of conducting public lectures with a view to increase awareness of importance of chemistry in day to day life was undertaken by the National Secretariat IYC 2011
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, teachers, educational institutions, women chemists, post graduate students, industrial chemists

Chemistry for Sustainable Utilization of Material Resources of Sri Lanka N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Apr 10, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The Fourth Inaugural Professorial lecture on ‘Chemistry for Sustainable Utilization of Material Resources of Sri Lanka’ was held by Prof. H. D. Gunawardhana, Chartered Chemist on 14th March 2011 at P. P. G.L.Siriwardena, Auditorium of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon.
Topic: chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, graduate students

Inauguration of International Year of Chemistry in Sri Lanka N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Apr 09, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The Inauguration ceremony of International Year of Chemistry in Sri Lanka was held on 27th January 2011. The Hon. Prof. Tissa Vitharana, Sr. Minister for Scientific graced the inaugural ceremony .
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educational institutions, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, secondary schools, decision makers, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools students

Cultural Celebration "Avurudu Asiriya" in Battaramulla, Sri Lanka N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Apr 09, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The Cultural Programme titled "Avurudu Asiriya" was held 3 April 2011, as part of an IYC2011 activity to promote awareness of Chemistry and cultural traditions among the chemical society as well as other professional bodies in Sri Lanka. It was staged at Folk Art Centre, Ministry of National Heritage, Pelawatte, Battaramulla.
Topic: networking, celebrating chemistry, demonstrations, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, women chemists, graduate students

Branding IYC in Sri Lanka - production and publication of IYC calendar, pens, banners, fliers, car stickers, etc. N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Mar 07, 2011    |    Sri Lanka In accordance with the IYC 2011 Activity Plan a beautiful calendar promoting IYC activities, fliers, and a ball pen were produced.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: professional chemists, general public, industrial chemists, secondary schools students, secondary school students, high schools, graduate students