International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Fondazione Cariplo Award for the scientific exploration of new research frontiers – 2011 Edition: Chemistry supporting progress and humankind well-being Diana Pozzoli   |   added on Jun 29, 2011    |    Italy The Fondazione Cariplo Award was established to recognize exceptionally innovative ideas; its goal is to fund unconventional and high-risk research studies still to be carried out. In the 2011 edition, will be funded new research frontiers in the field of Chemistry.
Topic: competition, demonstrations, chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: research scientists, universities, post graduate students

Montgomery County Community College Green STEM Program - Chemistry Day John Caccese   |   added on Jun 22, 2011    |    United States As part of a week-long Community College program on how scientists from different disciplines view and interact with the environment, Arkema scientists will participate with chemistry experiments and demonstrations directed to excite and inspire economically disadvantaged middle school students in Pottstown, PA.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, school children

National Science Week in South Africa Stephen Ashworth   |   added on Jun 22, 2011    |    United Kingdom Chemistry shows and educator workshops in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa and the opening of a new science centre.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, teachers, high schools

Festival Átomo de Ouro de Vídeos de Química (Golden Atom Chemistry Videos Festival) Edson Minatti   |   added on Jun 22, 2011    |    Brazil LIGHTS, CAMERA AND.... REACTION! The FIRST FESTIVAL OF AMATEUR CHEMISTRY VIDEOS, called THE GOLDEN ATOM, is organized by the Canal Fala Quimica (http://fb.me/falaQuimica). The goal is to collect videos of all participants showing experiments, demonstrations, documentaries, lectures or interviews about Chemistry.
Topic: educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations, chemistry, website, art, video, virtual conference Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, tertiary education, high schools, school children, post graduate students

Secrets of Formulation III Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jun 21, 2011    |    United Kingdom Designing colloidal formulations is an exceptionally complex process that requires a combination of scientific knowledge, experimental skill, experience, imagination and enthusiasm. Combining these with the correct inspiration can produce innovative colloidal systems and solutions to problems.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, competition, publications, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, hands-on activities, science fair, analytical chemistry, biotechnology, art, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, educational institutions, decision makers, women chemists, post graduate students, industrial chemists, teachers, universities, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students