International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Recent Advancements in Chemical Science Research: An Indian perspective Vilas Hogade   |   added on Sep 15, 2011    |    India Current chemical research activities related to various disciplines of chemical science are exploding in the world and also in India.The research fields are getting wider in the discipline of chemical sciences. Recent advancements in this regard will be discussed.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, publications Audience: professional chemists, professors, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, students

IYC Celbration in Dibru College Zenith Buragohain   |   added on Sep 12, 2011    |    India A daylong celebration of international year of chemistry on 24th September in Dibru college; celebration consists of painting competition, quiz competition and a popular talk.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, competition Audience: students, general public, professors, teachers, research scientists, post graduate students, universities, secondary school students, high schools, tertiary education

Spellbound: an IYC video series Terri Taylor   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States A new ACS video series — aptly named Spellbound — tells the stories of eight chemists whose childhood curiosity about everyday things helped them launch careers in laboratories, win Nobel Prizes and make other notable achievements.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, website Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, teachers, high schools, secondary schools students, women chemists, universities, educational institutions

Chemistry beyond the bench Stuart Cantrill   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United Kingdom To celebrate the International Year of Chemistry, Nature Chemistry has published a series of Commentary articles that look at broader issues in our subject beyond the science itself. These articles are free throughout September 2011.
Topic: chemistry education, networking, educational materials, publications Audience: general public, students, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, decision makers

Nanoscience and chemistry: a special conference by Sabine Szunerits at the Institut Francais & Romanian UNESCO Commission Serban Peteu   |   added on Sep 06, 2011    |    Romania 27-28 September: Celebrate IYC 2011 in Bucharest, with Prof. Dr. Sabine Szunerits from University of Lille and Interdisciplinary Research Institute. Special conferences for l'Institut Francais & Romanian UNESCO Commission, the National Institute for Chemistry and the National Institute for Materials Physics.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, analytical chemistry, nanoscience, nanotechnology Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists