International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The Robert Boyle Seminar Elizabethanne Boran   |   added on Nov 01, 2011    |    Ireland This one day seminar will focus on the life and work of Robert Boyle, and will take place at the Edward Worth Library, Dublin
Topic: chemistry education, seminars Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, universities

Science Live Show "UNIVERSE" Kyo Matsuura   |   added on Nov 01, 2011    |    Japan Science Live Show, which is held at Science Museum on every Saturday afternoon since April 1996, invite guests chemists to make chance that audiences can hear comments of them.
Topic: chemistry education Audience: general public

California advances Green Chemistry principles with new Draft Safer Consumer Products Regulations Jim Wasserman   |   added on Oct 31, 2011    |    United States The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) today released informal draft regulations to make safer consumer products widespread in California. The regulations, employing key principles of Green Chemistry, provide more protection against toxic chemicals in products on store shelves.
Topic: safer products, alternatives analysis, toxic materials, chemistry, product lifecycle, product innovation, product design Audience: general public, chemists, scientists, manufacturers, students, decision makers, environmentalists, consumer product developers, consumers

Tomorrow Starts with Chemistry Expo Katleen Raes   |   added on Oct 27, 2011    |    Belgium The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), will welcome industry partners, decision-makers, the media, academics and students from around Europe to an exciting three-day event and interactive exhibition in Brussels
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, workshops, demonstrations Audience: general public, decision makers, industry partners, media, ngos, students, academics, teachers

How much arsenic do we eat? Analytical chemists make light work in tracking potentially harmful chemicals Julian Tyson   |   added on Oct 25, 2011    |    United States Lecture-demonstration about applications of spectroscopy with particular reference to arsenic in rice. Members of the audience will be recruited for subsequent citizen scientist activity and will take home a test kit to measure arsenic in rice and water.
Topic: demonstrations, analytical chemistry Audience: students, general public, teachers, secondary school students, high schools, school children