International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Catalytic Clothing Pauline Meakins   |   added on Jul 08, 2011    |    United Kingdom Catalytic Clothing is a partnership that brings together the worlds of fashion and science and asks the public to join the campaign for clean air. Catalytic Clothing seeks to explore how clothing and textiles can be used as a catalytic surface to purify the air we breathe.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, art, seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, universities, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students

Our Children on Water Sophie Boldon   |   added on Jul 05, 2011    |    United Kingdom A striking international art exhibition featuring work from children across the world showing how they feel about water
Topic: sustainable development, chemistry education, celebrating chemistry, water Audience: students, general public, teachers, school children

1st PACN Congress on Agricultural Productivity: How the chemical sciences can help to feed the world Jemma Pyle   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom The aim of this PACN Congress is bring leading scientists together to communicate and discuss current research and ideas in the agricultural sciences, and to learn from one another.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: professional chemists, professors

Dalton Transactions Younger Researchers Symposium Jemma Pyle   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom The Dalton Transactions Younger Researchers Symposium is primarily for early-stage inorganic and organometallic chemistry researchers (industrial scientists, PhD students and early-career postdoctoral fellows) to present their latest results in the context of the wider UK inorganic community.
Topic: conferences, networking, seminars, chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students

Chilford Hall- Vineyard tour & wine tasting Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom The tour begins in the winery and the entire wine making process is explained from the management of the vine, the pruning and picking of the grapes, through to the processing, fermentation, blending and bottling.
Topic: workshops, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, educational institutions, decision makers, universities, teachers