International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry and Culture Week at EESC Tim Reynolds   |   added on Sep 29, 2011    |    Belgium The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organises a week of chemistry related activities from 3 October to 7 October at its building in the heart of the European quarter in Brussels.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, women chemists, decision makers, school children, secondary schools students

The Nagoya Medal of Organic Chemistry 2011 Masato Kitamura   |   added on Sep 28, 2011    |    Japan The recipients of the Gold and Silver Medals in 2011 will deliver the Nagoya Medal Award Lectures. The Gold medalist is Prof. Eric N. Jacobsen (Harvard University), the Silver medalist is Prof. Keiji Tanino (Hokkaido University).
Topic: chemistry education, seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, research scientists

National Chemistry Week celebrates IYC 2011 Jaimelee Rizzo   |   added on Sep 24, 2011    |    United States We will celebrate IYC 2011 at our yearly NCW Event held at the NY Hall of Science on Sat., 10/22! Local universities and companies will have a variety of cool hands-on demos for kids ages 5-15! We will also host a "Chemistry Bingo" where winners will win an IYC 2011 lapel pin and other neat goodies!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, tertiary education

UBC Chemistry Celebrates IYC with the Girl Guides of Canada: Chemistry - Beyond the Magic Angela Crane   |   added on Sep 20, 2011    |    Canada UBC Chemistry invites members of the West Point Grey Girl Guide District to join their IYC 2011 celebrations. With presentations, demonstrations and liquid nitrogen ice-cream this is sure to be a great day of chemistry for girls of all ages!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, chemistry education, demonstrations Audience: general public, school children

UBC Chemistry Celebrates IYC and NCW 2011: Chemistry - Beyond the Magic Angela Crane   |   added on Sep 20, 2011    |    Canada UBC Chemistry invites the public to the department to check out what we do, and celebrate IYC during the National Week of Chemsitry. With presentations, demos, hands-on activities, facility tours and liquid nitrogen ice-cream, this is sure to be a great day of chemistry for everyone!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: general public