International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Inauguration of International Year of Chemistry in Sri Lanka N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Apr 09, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The Inauguration ceremony of International Year of Chemistry in Sri Lanka was held on 27th January 2011. The Hon. Prof. Tissa Vitharana, Sr. Minister for Scientific graced the inaugural ceremony .
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educational institutions, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, secondary schools, decision makers, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools students

National Science Week (NSW) in Cape Town 29Jul to 6Aug 2011 Chabad De Jaeger   |   added on Apr 06, 2011    |    South Africa The NSW is an anual event organised by the Dept Science & Technolgy in South Africa. The event creates awareness of science & technolgy for learners, teachers, educators, business people, scientists and researchers.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, publications, industrial trade fair Audience: students, educators, teachers, women chemists, high schools, secondary schools, graduate students, decision makers, post graduate students, general public

Harnessing Nature's Chemical Diversity for Drug Discovery Ruth Meaney   |   added on Apr 05, 2011    |    Australia More than one third of the top-selling drugs in the world are natural products or their derivatives. Dr Rohan Davis, Group Leader of the Natural Products Chemistry team at the Eskitis Institute, Griffith University will present a brief history on natural product drug discovery & detail current research.
Topic: sustainable and green chemistry, seminars, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, science fair Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools

How Groups of Chemical Compounds Have Influenced the Course of Human History Gian maria Beone   |   added on Apr 04, 2011    |    Italy Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Piacenza (Faculty of Agriculture) wants to propose to local secondary schools an initiative to make students feel interest in agricultural chemistry. Students will have to investigate some natural substances that have profoundly influenced the development of our society.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, demonstrations, seminars Audience: students, professors, research scientists, universities, educational institutions, secondary school students, secondary schools

Experiencia H2.0 Lautaro Kremenchuzky   |   added on Apr 03, 2011    |    Argentina Alumnos de diferentes escuelas secundarias realizarán una purificación y controles de calidad del agua de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Los procesos serán filmados y subidos a los campus virtuales para esta experiencia colaborativa.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, secondary school students, high schools, secondary schools