International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Networking Breakfast - Richmond, VA, USA Stephanie Mabry   |   added on Jan 07, 2011    |    United States Women at Afton Chemical are joining the initiative "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time" by holding an internal networking breakfast on January 18, 2011.
Topic: women in chemistry, networking Audience: professional chemists

Cape Cod Science Cafe-An International Year of Chemistry Kick-Off Event Jennifer Maclachlan   |   added on Jan 07, 2011    |    United States Come to the Cape Cod Science Cafe-An International Year of Chemistry Kick-Off Event. Socialize with neighbors, ACS members, local Twitter folks and learn from a Chemist's perspective how to Protect the Cape Cod Water Supply. Light appetizers and soft drinks are provided. Cash bar.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: general public, professional chemists, educators, industrial chemists

Networking Breakfast - Boston, Massachusetts, USA Emily Welsch   |   added on Jan 07, 2011    |    United States Following the lead of Mary Garson's activity "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time", the Boston University Women in Chemistry are hosting a breakfast to bring together local chemistry women for a breakfast networking meeting on 18 January 2011 in the week prior to the launch of IYC.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, industrial chemists, post graduate students, universities, teachers, research scientists, women chemists, educational institutions

Call for Expert Authors: Encyclopedia of Earth (EoE) Sidney Draggan   |   added on Jan 07, 2011    |    United States The EoE seeks chemistry experts to author defensible articles in their disciplines. Authors write articles and collaborate and review other Contributor's work. EoE is a free, fully searchable collection of content on the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. Also, we are seeking Topic Editors.
Topic: chemistry, environmental science, ecology, environmental health, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: women chemists, professional chemists, research scientists, industrial chemists, post graduate students, professional societies, educational institutions

Networking Breakfast - Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY Kimberley Elcess   |   added on Jan 06, 2011    |    United States Women with a background in one of the chemical science or engineering disciplines will meet for breakfast to network and talk about their experiences as women in chemistry. Students and post-docs are especially encouraged to attend.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, women in chemistry, networking Audience: women chemists, graduate students, post graduate students, post-doctoral fellows