International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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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

Women in Science and Education Yoshie Soma   |   added on Nov 19, 2011    |    Japan International symposium entitled "wemen Science and Education" is held at Kobe University on december 19th (Mon) from 13:30-17:30. Symposium is composed 3 lectures, panel discussion and display of Madam Curie.
Topic: networking, encouragement of women scientists Audience: women chemists, students, professors, educators, industrial chemists, professional chemists, post graduate students

New Virtual Issue on Vehicle Emissions Control Sara Coles   |   added on Nov 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom Developments in the technology and legislation of pollution control from vehicle exhausts are covered in a series of articles and reviews. The Virtual Issue PDF is available to download free of charge.
Topic: chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists

International Year of Chemistry Display Sarah Hoeksema   |   added on Nov 11, 2011    |    United States In celebration of the International Year of Chemistry, the library at Trinity Christian College is putting together a display case to engage students in chemistry. The display will include antique equipment and will highlight the college's resources on chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, teachers

Global Chemistry Caroling event Squid Bait   |   added on Nov 10, 2011    |    United States Let's countdown IYC with a sensational seasonal event to bring friends and family together to share the activities and outcomes of IYC events. Invite media to promote possibly the last event of the International Year of Chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, demonstrations, songs, caroling, holiday, christmas Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, industrial chemists, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students