International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The Redemption of the British Breakfast! Re-evaluating the importance of the role of saturated fats and cholestrol in the diet of healthy adults Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom There is now an alternative view that challenges the previously long held belief that saturated fats have an important effect as a causative agent of cardiovascular disease.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, seminars, networking, publications, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, hands-on activities, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, educational institutions, industrial chemists, universities, secondary school students, school children, decision makers

Innovation to Transform the Chemical Industry Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom Chemistry is at the heart of everything we do. It beats throughout all aspects of our life and our world. Nature has evolved innovative chemistry to shape our world. Mankind needs to innovate chemistry and chemical processes constantly to sustain our future.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers

Pavement and Surface Texture - Fact of Friction? Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom This seminar will run rhough various national and international reviews and specifications for skid resistance
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars Audience: professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, women chemists, decision makers

The Chemistry of Textiles Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom This event will highlight recent developments and technical innovations in the use of chemicals in the textile industry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educational institutions, educators, research scientists, teachers, secondary school students, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, decision makers, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Challenges in Catalysis for Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemicals lll Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom Topics to be covered will include the latest development in homogeneous catalysis, including biocatalysis CH and CX activation, amination and acylation as well as novel technologies.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, networking, publications, seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers