International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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December 2011 issue of the Canadian Journal of Chemistry dedicated to the IYC Mike Boroczki   |   added on Jul 10, 2011    |    Canada NRC Research Press, Canada's foremost scientific publisher, has dedicated the December 2011 issue of the Canadian Journal of Chemistry to the IYC. The Canadian Journal of Chemistry publishes a wide range of chemistry articles that are of interest to scientists from over 100 countries around the world.
Topic: Audience: professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, teachers

Québec/Ontario Mini-Symposium on Bioorganic and Organic Chemistry Dirk Ortgies   |   added on Jul 08, 2011    |    Canada The 22nd Québec/Ontario Mini-Symposium on Bioorganic and Organic Chemistry is a three day conference consisting of oral- and poster-presentations. It is the premier regional conference in its field of research and provides the possibilities for exchange between graduate students, academic and industrial researchers.
Topic: organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, catalysis, green chemistry, total synthesis, conference, presentations Audience: professors, graduate students, professional chemists, researchers, industrial chemists, universities

Catalytic Clothing Pauline Meakins   |   added on Jul 08, 2011    |    United Kingdom Catalytic Clothing is a partnership that brings together the worlds of fashion and science and asks the public to join the campaign for clean air. Catalytic Clothing seeks to explore how clothing and textiles can be used as a catalytic surface to purify the air we breathe.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, art, seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, universities, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students

International Congress of Young Chemists "YoungChem2011" Agnieszka Lewalska   |   added on Jul 07, 2011    |    Poland International Congress of Young Chemists "YoungChem" is a successful event, organized annually by students of Warsaw University of Technology. Members of Scientific Society "Flogiston" do their best to let YoungChem get into the first league of "general" chemical conferences in Europe.
Topic: conferences, chemistry, biotechnology Audience: students, professional chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions

Are cows more trustworthy than chemists? Valerie Reeves   |   added on Jul 07, 2011    |    Canada Dr. Joe Schwarcz, of McGill University's Office for Science and Scoiety, will give a public talk at the University of New Brunswick, aimed at dispelling some of commonly-held misconceptions people have about chemistry and chemicals.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, universities, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, tertiary education, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students