International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Nobel Quilts Karen Grant   |   added on Feb 22, 2012    |    United States Columbia Basin College and Washington State University Tri-Cities created two quilts of all the Nobel Laureates in chemistry, engaging students to learn about the history of chemistry.
Topic: history of chemistry, nobel laureates Audience: students, general public

ExcipientFest Americas 2012 Marisol Perez   |   added on Jan 20, 2012    |    United States ExcipientFest attracts Pharmaceutical Scientists from the Americas and around the world to a unique two day forum for cutting-edge scientific developments. ExcipientFest features Educational Conferences, Workshops and Academic Poster Session. It is also a great event for networking.
Topic: conferences, seminars, chemistry education, networking, workshops, analytical chemistry, industrial trade fair Audience: professional chemists, students, industrial chemists, decision makers, research scientists, women chemists

NESACS Celebrates IYC+1 in 2012 Morton Hoffman   |   added on Dec 27, 2011    |    United States During 2012, the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society (NESACS) will continue and expand upon its activities of 2011 under the "umbrella" of IYC+1.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, industrial chemists, teachers, research scientists, women chemists

Gala Celebration Closing Ceremonies and 114th Annual Eggnog Reception Edward Werner Cook   |   added on Dec 20, 2011    |    United States Closing Ceremonies of The International Year of Chemistry with Dr. Ana Persic, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization to be held at New York Academy of Sciences, Seven World Trade Center. Details at www.chemistsclub.org
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking Audience: educators, decision makers, professional chemists, professors

The 12 Days of Chemistry Eric Klinker   |   added on Dec 06, 2011    |    United States As the IYC comes to a close over the holiday season, the Brazosport ACS is borrowing from the 12 Days of Christmas to bring you the 12 Days of Chemistry! This will be a Facebook campaign with 12 days highlighting chemistry at the holidays.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, website, references Audience: students, general public, educators, industrial chemists