International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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"All Our Yesterdays" Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States All our Yesterdays: The pace of technological progress in clinical laboratory testing has been rapid and the lifetime of most analyzers is less than 10 years. To document and capture a special aspect of the history of clinical laboratory testing, Larry Kricka and Peter Wilding initiated this long-term project.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, science fair, publications, website, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, references, demonstrations, competition, analytical chemistry, biotechnology, art, industrial trade fair Audience: universities, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

"Petru Poni" Chemistry Competition Tamara Slatineanu   |   added on Mar 09, 2011    |    Romania The secondary and high school students are invited to submit and participate for a local chemistry competition which will take place on 19th March 2011 at "Gh.Asachi" Technical College from Iasi, Romania.This year the traditional contest will be held under the IYC logo promoting the related goals.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, competition, educational materials, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools

Fourteenth Award Ceremony of the Australian National Chemistry Quiz Competition _ N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Mar 05, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The Fourteenth Award Ceremony was held on the occasion of celebrating IYC 2011. A large number of students, general public, and industrialists witnessed the occasion.
Topic: chemistry education, competition Audience: students, general public, universities, teachers, high schools, educational institutions, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, graduate students, secondary schools students, professors

Chemistry - our life, our future -- Science Week in Khartoum Ahmad Sinada   |   added on Mar 04, 2011    |    Sudan Chemical Society will hold celebrate the Year of Chemistry in the Science Week of the Faculty of Science, which will contain lectures in various scientific disciplines chemical and seminars, exhibitions, workshops and a variety of cultural programs. And that, starting from day 22 until 26 of March.
Topic: biochemistry, chemistry education, conferences, seminars, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, competition, analytical chemistry, science fair, biotechnology, industrial trade fair, bio Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, teachers, women chemists, tertiary education, secondary school students, high schools, school children, graduate students

Australian National Chemical Analysis Competition Ruth Meaney   |   added on Mar 02, 2011    |    Australia The competition encourages students who enjoy Chemistry - especially practical Chemistry. Entrants compete in teams of three. Each team member performs a simple acid-base titration. A NaOH solution is standardised against standard HCl. An "unknown" acetic acid solution is then titrated with the NaOH solution.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, competition, analytical chemistry Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students