International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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An inter-school quiz on Chemistry Bhagyabati Nayak   |   added on Nov 28, 2011    |    India An inter-school quiz on Chemistry was organised on November 26 in which participants from 22 schools from all over Odisha took part. The competition was held in six rounds and six schools qualified for the final rounds
Topic: “chemistry” – the mother of sciences Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, teachers, high schools, school children, secondary schools students

Symposium on Drug Discovery N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Nov 25, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The First International Symposium on Drug Discovery, January 8th, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The seminar series addresses the Research and Development process of new therapeutics in the pharmaceutical industry and challenges it faces today.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, seminars, educational materials, workshops Audience: students, professional chemists, women chemists, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, secondary schools, high schools, decision makers, tertiary education

Chai and Why? Molecules that modulate your mood Arnab Bhattacharya   |   added on Nov 22, 2011    |    India Chai and Why? is TIFR's twice-a-month science cafe. Prof. Vidita Vaidya looks at the variety of molecules that serve as messengers between neurons in the brain. Some of them including serotonin, norepinephrine, anandamide and dopamine are molecules that shape complex emotions like happiness, motivation, fear and love.
Topic: chemistry education, celebrating chemistry, seminars, educational materials Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools

Green Chemistry in Odisha Bhagyabati Nayak   |   added on Nov 21, 2011    |    India In the seminar the students from 21 schools of odisha had participated and displayed beautiful and scientific powerpoint presentations on “GREEN CHEMISTRY”.
Topic: sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professors, teachers, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools

An inter-school poster competition on the theme ‘Chemistry in Life’ Bhagyabati Nayak   |   added on Nov 14, 2011    |    India 12 Nov : DAV Public School, Unit-VIII ,Bhubaneswar celebrated the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011 today in the school.An inter-school poster competition on the theme ‘Chemistry in Life’ was held on this occasion in which 40 students from 20 different schools spread all over Odisha participated.
Topic: chemistry in daily life Audience: students, professors, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools