International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE at Geffen Playhouse Geffen Playhouse   |   added on Sep 27, 2011    |    United States Coinciding with the International Year of Chemistry and the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie‚Äôs Nobel Prize in chemistry, the Geffen Playhouse is producing the world premiere of RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE, written by acclaimed actor, writer and science enthusiast Alan Alda.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, celebrating women chemists, celebrating history of science, nobel prize in chemistry, entertainment, theater, art and science Audience: general public, professional chemists, women chemists, professors, students, historians, scientists

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

Woodchem 2011 Charline Masson   |   added on Sep 22, 2011    |    France Within the framework of its objectives, the french fibers innovative cluster organizes an international scientific conference, called Woodchem (wood chemistry) which provides an excellent opportunity for discussion and exchange of knowledge between scientists, engineers, industrials and other specialists having an interest in
Topic: conferences, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, decision makers

UBC Chemistry Celebrates IYC with the Girl Guides of Canada: Chemistry - Beyond the Magic Angela Crane   |   added on Sep 20, 2011    |    Canada UBC Chemistry invites members of the West Point Grey Girl Guide District to join their IYC 2011 celebrations. With presentations, demonstrations and liquid nitrogen ice-cream this is sure to be a great day of chemistry for girls of all ages!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, chemistry education, demonstrations Audience: general public, school children

UBC Chemistry Celebrates IYC and NCW 2011: Chemistry - Beyond the Magic Angela Crane   |   added on Sep 20, 2011    |    Canada UBC Chemistry invites the public to the department to check out what we do, and celebrate IYC during the National Week of Chemsitry. With presentations, demos, hands-on activities, facility tours and liquid nitrogen ice-cream, this is sure to be a great day of chemistry for everyone!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: general public