International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry and Culture Week at EESC Tim Reynolds   |   added on Sep 29, 2011    |    Belgium The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organises a week of chemistry related activities from 3 October to 7 October at its building in the heart of the European quarter in Brussels.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, women chemists, decision makers, school children, secondary schools students

National Chemistry Week celebrates IYC 2011 Jaimelee Rizzo   |   added on Sep 24, 2011    |    United States We will celebrate IYC 2011 at our yearly NCW Event held at the NY Hall of Science on Sat., 10/22! Local universities and companies will have a variety of cool hands-on demos for kids ages 5-15! We will also host a "Chemistry Bingo" where winners will win an IYC 2011 lapel pin and other neat goodies!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, tertiary education

Fundamentals of Spectroscopic Techniques and its Applications in Elucidating Molecular Structures Naved Malek   |   added on Sep 23, 2011    |    India The seminar deliberations are being structured to cover the following themes: • UV-Vis Spectroscopy • FTIR, FTNIR & Raman Spectroscopy • 1H-NMR Spectroscopy • 13C- NMR Spectroscopy • Fluorescence Spectroscopy • Mass spectrometry
Topic: celebrating chemistry, seminars, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions

Experimentarium in Chemistry Claudine Buess-herman   |   added on Sep 19, 2011    |    Belgium The Chemistry Department of Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is establishing an "Experimentarium" that is a simple yet flexible environment that will enable teachers to illustrate to their students a range of basic key themes as well as more exciting topics.
Topic: chemistry education, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: teachers, secondary schools students, primary schools students

From Less to Green - a Chemistry Workshop Niti Kanva   |   added on Sep 19, 2011    |    India My school D.L.D.A.V. N.D. BLOCK ,Pitampura Delhi , India has organised two days workshop for chemistry teachers to train students to use less chemicals to reduce pollution & move towards green chemistry
Topic: green chemistry, workshops Audience: teachers, educators