International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Thunder and Lightning Demonstration Lecture Samantha Tang   |   added on Oct 11, 2011    |    United Kingdom The theme of the lecture will be chemical energy, with plenty of it! Whether in the form of light or sound, there will be chemical colours and energetic explosions to enthuse and excite the audience. Performed by Dr Pete Licence and Mr Jim Gamble.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, demonstrations Audience: general public, students, secondary schools students

Exhibición "International Year of Chemistry 2011" Minerva Marcano   |   added on Oct 08, 2011    |    Puerto Rico In the first week of December will be shown all the work (essay, photos, experiments and the global study of water) for students Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, educators, teachers, general public, high schools, secondary schools, secondary schools students, graduate students

Celebrating the IYC 2011 @ Chamchuri Square-CU Numpon Insin   |   added on Oct 08, 2011    |    Thailand Department of Chemistry, CU, the Chemical Society and NSM have planned a variety of activities to join the celebration of the International Year of Chemistry. These activities are set up in order to communicate about the IYC, the important role of chemistry in life, and the significant contributions of women in chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, competition, photo contest, stage show Audience: students, general public, high schools, tertiary education, secondary schools students

A Tour and Appreciation for the Challenges of Oil Exploration and Production Eric Klinker   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    United States This informational seminar will highlight the topics of oil exploration and production. Audience members will gain an understanding of the technology and challenges to meet the energy demand of our world.
Topic: energy, networking, celebrating chemistry, oil chemistry Audience: general public, research scientists, industrial chemists

The Role of Chemistry in Medicine Competition Sheila Qureshi   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    Qatar The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in conjunction with the IUPAC have designated 2011 the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011). In recognition of this designation, WCMC in Qatar is organizing a chemistry-themed presentation competition, open to all students taking chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, competition Audience: students, universities, professors, secondary schools students, teachers, high schools, general public, educational institutions