International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Closing Ceremony IYC in Spain Concepció Roca   |   added on Oct 14, 2011    |    Spain Chemistry Day will host the Official Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 in Spain. It will take place in Barcelona at Expoquimia exhibition. Closing are: Nicole J. Moreau, President IUPAC; Carlos Negro, President Foro Química y Sociedad; and Felipe Pétriz, Spanish State Secretary for Research.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: research scientists, industrial chemists, professional chemists, educational institutions, decision makers

ChemFest Heather Jarrett   |   added on Oct 14, 2011    |    United States Come celebrate National Science Week at Carnegie Science Center! Explore the everyday applications of chemistry by investigating dozens of hands-on exhibits and demonstrations presented by local organizations!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, demonstrations, networking, chemistry education Audience: general public, students, school children

Thunder and Lightning Demonstration Lecture Samantha Tang   |   added on Oct 11, 2011    |    United Kingdom The theme of the lecture will be chemical energy, with plenty of it! Whether in the form of light or sound, there will be chemical colours and energetic explosions to enthuse and excite the audience. Performed by Dr Pete Licence and Mr Jim Gamble.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, demonstrations Audience: general public, students, secondary schools students

Inauguration of the Marie Skłodowska Curie Conference Centre at ECHA Virginia Mercouri   |   added on Oct 09, 2011    |    Finland Under the auspices of the Polish Presidency of the European Union and UNESCO, keynote speech by the President of IUPAC Prof. Nicole Moreau
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers

Exhibición "International Year of Chemistry 2011" Minerva Marcano   |   added on Oct 08, 2011    |    Puerto Rico In the first week of December will be shown all the work (essay, photos, experiments and the global study of water) for students Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos High School in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, educators, teachers, general public, high schools, secondary schools, secondary schools students, graduate students