International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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New Virtual Issue on Vehicle Emissions Control Sara Coles   |   added on Nov 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom Developments in the technology and legislation of pollution control from vehicle exhausts are covered in a series of articles and reviews. The Virtual Issue PDF is available to download free of charge.
Topic: chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists

A Chemistry of Music Jenny Rodgers   |   added on Nov 15, 2011    |    United Kingdom The Hebrides Ensemble perform an evening of music to celebrate International Year of Chemistry 2011. The programme includes works by Beethoven and Borodin, plus a new work by Scottish composer Julian Wagstaff commissioned especially for the occasion by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, concert Audience: general public, students, professional chemists, research scientists, school children, industrial chemists, post graduate students

Fantastic Forests Stephen Penny   |   added on Nov 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom Celebrate National Tree Week with staff from Forest Research and Forestry Commission Scotland. Enjoy a range of hands on activities celebrating the 2011 International Year of Forests. Activities relate to tree seeds but also to photosynthesis and carbon capture processes.
Topic: hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: school children, general public

Using Chemistry to Discover New Medicines and Improve Lives Katayune Presland   |   added on Nov 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom The talk is a popular science lecture on medicinal chemistry and will describe how new medicines are designed in the modern era on 29th November 2011 at Alderley Park, AstraZeneca.
Topic: medicinal chemistry, seminar, pharmaceutical chemistry Audience: a-level, teachers, college students, 16-18 year olds, education, industrial

PPI-Net National Conference Marcia Castle   |   added on Oct 14, 2011    |    United Kingdom The first national conference on protein-protein interactions organised by PPI-Net will be held on Monday, December 12 2011. I will bring together the whole UK community engaged in research of PPIs and formulate plans to solve problems in research.
Topic: conferences Audience: students, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, educators, professors