International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Young Scientists Essay Contest - Responsible Science Piers Millett   |   added on Sep 20, 2011    |    Switzerland Write an 800 word original essay by 1 November on responsible conduct in the lofe sciences, the importance of safety and security as well as the role for internaitonal collaboration. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Win a trip to Geneva to present your work at the BWC Seventh Review Conference and a glass microbe!
Topic: biotechnology, essay, contest, life science, convergence, safety, security, weapons Audience: students, scientists, graduate students

Colour Chromatography Susan Critchley   |   added on May 23, 2011    |    Switzerland Engaging young minds to discover science in every day- identifying which black felt tiip pen gives which signature chromatogram, which paper allows teh colours to move fastest. Also, making patterns with by "un-mixing" colours the reverse of activities when painting ( younger kids). In German.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, analytical chemistry Audience: primary school children

Workshop: Catalysing innovation: (bio)chemistry and patents Natasa Doslik   |   added on Apr 14, 2011    |    Switzerland The workshop on 16 June 2011 will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and exploiting intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry.
Topic: workshops, innovation, inventions, chemistry, patents, knowledge transfer Audience: researchers in university and research centers, professors, students, representative from industry, professionals and other relevant entities, primarily those involved in chemistry.

Workshop: Science and patents: linking university research and intellectual property and knowledge transfer Natasa Doslik   |   added on Apr 14, 2011    |    Switzerland The workshop on 15. June 2011 will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and exploiting intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry.
Topic: workshops, chemistry, invetnions, innovation, knowledge transfer Audience: researchers in university and research centers, professors, students, representative from industry, professionals and other relevant entities, primarily those involved in chemistry.

Chemistry and the Environment Walter Giger   |   added on Mar 25, 2011    |    Switzerland The International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment (ICCE 2011) is the 13th biannual conference organized by the Division of Chemistry and the Environment (DCE) of the European Association of Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS). It will be held from 11 to 15 September 2011 at ETH in Zurich, Switzerland.
Topic: conferences, networking, workshops Audience: environmental scientists, students, professional chemists, general public, professors, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, decision makers