International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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SCI's Fine Chemicals Group IYC Public Lecture Series Patricia Cornell   |   added on Sep 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom A series of free public lectures in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011. These talks will illustrate how the field of medicinal chemistry has led and will continue to lead to the discovery of new medicines which impact millions of lives worldwide.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, competition, publications, references, industrial trade fair, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology, website, workshops, analytical chemistry, hands-on activities, science fair Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, secondary school students, educational institutions, women chemists, post graduate students, industrial chemists, universities, decision makers, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students

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

Awareness regarding use of alternative and better fuels Shrivallabh Kamat   |   added on Sep 08, 2011    |    India Presentations to bring about awareness regarding use of ethanol and dimethyl ether as alternative and better fuels in place of gasoline and diesel respectively which will help to reduce pollution, greenhouse gases and ever increasing petrol prices.
Topic: chemistry Audience: students, teachers, research scientists, general public, decision makers

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