International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Networking Breakfast - Richland, WA USA Janet Bryant   |   added on Dec 20, 2010    |    United States The Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time event in Richland, WA USA will be held at the Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory (EMSL) auditorium starting at 8:00 am PST on January 18th. During the event there will be short presentations about IYC, importance of STEM mentors, and the rich radio chemistry in this region.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: students, women chemists, research scientists, post graduate students

Networking Breakfast - Oak Ridge, TN, USA Deanna Pickel   |   added on Dec 16, 2010    |    United States Bring women in chemistry together for a breakfast networking meeting on 18 January 2011 in the week prior to the launch of IYC.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: women chemists, students, secondary school students

Celebrate the IYC with Taylor and Francis Group/CRC Press Andrea Grant   |   added on Dec 14, 2010    |    United States Taylor and Francis Group/CRC Press will be celebrating the IYC through a number of promotions, giveaways, awards, and the launch of our new Chemistry Arena website.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, chemistry education, educational materials, competition, publications, website, references Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, universities, post graduate students, teachers, research scientists, decision makers, educational institutions, tertiary education, secondary schools, high schools

Science Saturday - Celebrating IYC2011 Linda De la garza   |   added on Dec 08, 2010    |    United States Hands-on science experiments for children are among the many activities planned for area residents during this year's celebration of the International Year of Chemistry (2011). The event is an outreach program hosted by the Southwest Georgia section of the American Chemical Society and Valdosta State University College of Arts
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, general public, teachers, educational institutions, secondary schools, secondary school students, high schools, school children

Solar Fuels: Catalysis and Photoconversion Lars Sahl   |   added on Dec 01, 2010    |    United States SERC is hosting its second annual symposium on January 13 - 14, 2011, on the Campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Topic: conferences, chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, website Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, universities, post graduate students, research scientists