International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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SCI's Fine Chemicals Group IYC Public Lecture Series Patricia Cornell   |   added on Sep 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom A series of free public lectures in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011. These talks will illustrate how the field of medicinal chemistry has led and will continue to lead to the discovery of new medicines which impact millions of lives worldwide.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, competition, publications, references, industrial trade fair, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology, website, workshops, analytical chemistry, hands-on activities, science fair Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, secondary school students, educational institutions, women chemists, post graduate students, industrial chemists, universities, decision makers, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Robert Boyle Science Festival John Sodeau   |   added on Sep 15, 2011    |    Ireland A three-day event to be held at Lismore Castel to celebrate the 350th Anniversary orf the publication of Robert Boyle's, "The Sceptical Chemyst". Lectures and Discussions about the evolution of the atmosphere, climate change and the Life of Boyle will be held in addition to Astronomy Classes and Chemical Demonstrations.
Topic: demonstrations, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, school children, secondary schools, tertiary education, graduate students

National Chemistry Week Mary Moore   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States On October 25 and 26, Eastman and the Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society will host the 21st annual award winning “Celebration of Chemistry for 4th Graders.” Over 27,000 children have participated in this event since its inception in 1991.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, publications Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, industrial chemists, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Expo Química 2011 Lautaro Kremenchuzky   |   added on Sep 05, 2011    |    Argentina The exposition will show different aspects about chemistry, such as industries, food, health, environmental issues. It consists of students´ productions, conferences, videos, stands from some chemical companies. The main goal is to show young students that chemistry is everywhere.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, sustainable and green chemistry, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, teachers, industrial chemists, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Chemistry As INnovating Science - CHAINS2011 J. Grimminck   |   added on Sep 05, 2011    |    Netherlands CHAINS2011 (Chemistry As INnovating Science) is the largest chemical conference in the Netherlands ever.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, science fair, website, biotechnology Audience: professional chemists, decision makers, research scientists, professors, students, educators, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students