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

Robert Boyle Science Festival John Sodeau   |   added on Sep 15, 2011    |    Ireland A three-day event to be held at Lismore Castel to celebrate the 350th Anniversary orf the publication of Robert Boyle's, "The Sceptical Chemyst". Lectures and Discussions about the evolution of the atmosphere, climate change and the Life of Boyle will be held in addition to Astronomy Classes and Chemical Demonstrations.
Topic: demonstrations, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, school children, secondary schools, tertiary education, graduate students

A healthy, wealthy, sustainable world Tim Reynolds   |   added on Sep 13, 2011    |    Belgium Dr. John Emsley talks about his latest book – ‘A Healthy, Wealthy, Sustainable World’ in Brussels on 19 September. The book was specifically written for International Year of Chemistry 2011 and describes the importance of chemistry in everyday life and the benefits that chemical science currently brings to society.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, publications Audience: students, general public, professional chemists

The 100th Anniversary Symposium on Organic Synthesis, Japan Yuji Ohgomori   |   added on Sep 12, 2011    |    Japan The symposium on synthetic organic chemistry composed by approx. sixty oral and poster presentations. In the third day, great chemists, Drs. Teruaki Mukaiyama, Kenji Mori, Jiro Tsuji, and Zen-ichi Yoshida will give lecture for Special Seminars.
Topic: organic chemistry, synthetic chemistry, symposium, seminar Audience: students, professional chemists, industrial chemists, post graduate students

Career Cafe Bridget Mccourt   |   added on Sep 09, 2011    |    United States Employee volunteers from the sponsoring companies will network with high school students during the National Chemistry Week celebration at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the exciting careers chemistry has to offer.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, teachers, high schools, school children