International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Catalytic Clothing Pauline Meakins   |   added on Jul 08, 2011    |    United Kingdom Catalytic Clothing is a partnership that brings together the worlds of fashion and science and asks the public to join the campaign for clean air. Catalytic Clothing seeks to explore how clothing and textiles can be used as a catalytic surface to purify the air we breathe.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, art, seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, universities, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students

International Congress of Young Chemists "YoungChem2011" Agnieszka Lewalska   |   added on Jul 07, 2011    |    Poland International Congress of Young Chemists "YoungChem" is a successful event, organized annually by students of Warsaw University of Technology. Members of Scientific Society "Flogiston" do their best to let YoungChem get into the first league of "general" chemical conferences in Europe.
Topic: conferences, chemistry, biotechnology Audience: students, professional chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions

Are cows more trustworthy than chemists? Valerie Reeves   |   added on Jul 07, 2011    |    Canada Dr. Joe Schwarcz, of McGill University's Office for Science and Scoiety, will give a public talk at the University of New Brunswick, aimed at dispelling some of commonly-held misconceptions people have about chemistry and chemicals.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, universities, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, tertiary education, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students

Dow AgroSciences Industry, Brazil celebrates IYC - Launch and Event Calendar Magali Betta   |   added on Jul 07, 2011    |    Brazil Workshops, lectures and classes devoted to preservation of the community, its enviroment and building awareness of the importance of Chemistry in our daily lives.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, educational institutions

Chilford Hall- Vineyard tour & wine tasting Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom The tour begins in the winery and the entire wine making process is explained from the management of the vine, the pruning and picking of the grapes, through to the processing, fermentation, blending and bottling.
Topic: workshops, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, educational institutions, decision makers, universities, teachers