International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Natsuyasumi Kodomo Science 2011 Taro Kinumoto   |   added on Jul 14, 2011    |    Japan “Natsuyasumi Kodomo Science 2011” is a scientific seminar for elementary school students and their parent, to promote their interest in science.
Topic: seminars Audience: elementaly school students

A Soupçon of Science: Creativity at the Interface of Chemistry and Cuisine Gwen Lawrie   |   added on Jul 13, 2011    |    Australia A/Prof Kent Kirshenbaum (NYU) will present a free public lecture providing an engaging exploration of the world of cooking from a molecular perspective. The audience will have opportunity to engage in the topic through samples circulated during the presentation.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, seminars, demonstrations, chemistry education Audience: general public, professors, educators, teachers, secondary school students, secondary schools, professional chemists, tertiary students

29th SCI Process Development Symposium Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United Kingdom The area of Process Development continues to be a challenging and important area for the research into and application of modern synthetic organic chemistry, as well as enabling technologies.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions

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

Dow AgroSciences Industry, Brazil celebrates IYC - Launch and Event Calendar Magali Betta   |   added on Jul 07, 2011    |    Brazil Workshops, lectures and classes devoted to preservation of the community, its enviroment and building awareness of the importance of Chemistry in our daily lives.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, educational institutions