International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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A healthy, wealthy, sustainable world Tim Reynolds   |   added on Sep 13, 2011    |    Belgium Dr. John Emsley talks about his latest book – ‘A Healthy, Wealthy, Sustainable World’ in Brussels on 19 September. The book was specifically written for International Year of Chemistry 2011 and describes the importance of chemistry in everyday life and the benefits that chemical science currently brings to society.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, publications Audience: students, general public, professional chemists

Career Cafe Bridget Mccourt   |   added on Sep 09, 2011    |    United States Employee volunteers from the sponsoring companies will network with high school students during the National Chemistry Week celebration at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the exciting careers chemistry has to offer.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, teachers, high schools, school children

Chemistry at the Garden Alison Foster   |   added on Sep 06, 2011    |    United Kingdom A 3 month exhibition from October to December at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden in conjunction with the University of Oxford Chemistry Department. The exhibition will focus on the links between plants and chemistry - photosynthesis, pigments, the chemistry of taste and smell, new materials inspired by plants etc.
Topic: hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, educators, teachers, post graduate students, secondary school 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