International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry without Borders – Immigration for International Scientists Tanya Fogg   |   added on Feb 16, 2011    |    United States Martin Lawler, of Lawler & Lawler will discuss what foreign-born scientists need to know to legally work in the US and gain citizenship. Registration and more information at www.acswebinars.org/lawler.
Topic: acs webinar, scientists, chemistry, international, foreign-born, immigration, law, citizenship, legally work Audience: chemists, scientists, international, foreign-born

Advanced Chemistry of Beer and Brewing Tanya Fogg   |   added on Feb 16, 2011    |    United States How about in a chilled glass of beer with a side of chemistry? With over 1,500 professional and many dedicated home brewers, the U.S. takes the lead in producing beers. Don’t miss Dr. Charlie Bamforth, Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor as shares advanced insights and explanations about the chemistry behind beer brewing!
Topic: acs webinar, chemistry, beer, brewing, home brewing, anheuser-busch, uc-davis, graduate students Audience: graduate students, brewers, home brewers

Employment Trends in the Chemical Enterprise: Past, Present, and Future Tanya Fogg   |   added on Feb 16, 2011    |    United States Restructuring, and unemployment are now the headline news to watch. The national unemployment rate has been leveled at around 10% since 2009. Will it stay? Hear from ACS and Bureau of Labor Statistics analysts as they describe recent trends and provide projections about the future.
Topic: acs, chemistry, webinar, unemployment, employment trends, layoff, careers, restructure, bls Audience: chemists, scientists, graduate, unemployed, layed-off

Workshop: Science and patents: linking university research, intellectual property and knowledge transfer Natasa Doslik   |   added on Feb 10, 2011    |    Greece The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry.
Topic: workshop, chemistry, intellectual property, inventions, patents, technology transfer Audience: professors, students, researchers in university and research centres, tto staff and smes

Dynamics of Complex Fluids Conference Maria Bercea   |   added on Feb 10, 2011    |    Romania All interested are invited to present and to discuss current results in the field of complex fluids, on May 5-7, 2011 – Iasi, Romania. Please submit your paper until February 28, 2011, to reologie@icmpp.ro. The aim of this conference is to get-together specialists interested in Flow and Design of Complex Fluids.
Topic: rheology, complex fluids, publications, chemistry, conferences, networking, celebrating chemistry Audience: research scientists, professional chemists, professors, students, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students