International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Limerick - Exhibition: “Marie Curie (1867 - 1934)” Annaïk Genson   |   added on Jul 27, 2011    |    Ireland The Materials and Surface Science Institute at the University of Limerick is hosting in August the exhibition "Marie Curie (1867 - 1934)" in partnership with the Embassy of France in Ireland as part of the International Year of Chemistry 2011.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, research scientists, universities, teachers, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Spread the IYC cheer on chemistry textbook Ying Zheng   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    Canada As part of the celebration of IYC, the 2011 edition of my custom coursepack for the course "Chemistry for the Life Sciences I" at the University of Lethbrdige will have the IYC logo on its cover. This will help spread the spirit of the celebration of IYC.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials Audience: professors, educators, students, universities

“Chemistry, Sciences, Culture and Society in the making of Europe” David Coates   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    France An international conference exploring the impacts and relevance of chemistry on both the past and modern European society.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, website, biotechnology, art, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, teachers, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions

"I see chemistry everywhere" essay contest for high school students in southern Alberta Ying Zheng   |   added on Jul 25, 2011    |    Canada Grades 10 to 12 students in southern Alberta will be encouraged to write a short essay about what they see as chemistry in action in their daily life. This essay contest will be organized by the Chemistry and Biochemistry department at the University of Lethbridge.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, publications, chemistry in daily life Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, teachers, universities, high schools

1st CSJ Chemical Festa Yusuke Kawase   |   added on Jul 25, 2011    |    Japan The renew autumn meetings attract more than 1,000 participants in order to discuss among inadustrial, academic and govermental chemists.
Topic: conferences Audience: professional chemists, students, industrial chemists, general public, post graduate students, decision makers, universities, professors, graduate students, women chemists