International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Celebrating the IYC 2011 @ Chamchuri Square-CU Numpon Insin   |   added on Oct 08, 2011    |    Thailand Department of Chemistry, CU, the Chemical Society and NSM have planned a variety of activities to join the celebration of the International Year of Chemistry. These activities are set up in order to communicate about the IYC, the important role of chemistry in life, and the significant contributions of women in chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, competition, photo contest, stage show Audience: students, general public, high schools, tertiary education, secondary schools students

A Tour and Appreciation for the Challenges of Oil Exploration and Production Eric Klinker   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    United States This informational seminar will highlight the topics of oil exploration and production. Audience members will gain an understanding of the technology and challenges to meet the energy demand of our world.
Topic: energy, networking, celebrating chemistry, oil chemistry Audience: general public, research scientists, industrial chemists

Workshop on chemical names and their translation Herve Schepers   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    Belgium Presentation of all IUPAC nomenclatures and related work. Translation of chemical names in the European Customs Inventory of Chemical Substances (ECICS).
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, workshops, publications, website Audience: professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, decision makers

The Role of Chemistry in Medicine Competition Sheila Qureshi   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    Qatar The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in conjunction with the IUPAC have designated 2011 the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011). In recognition of this designation, WCMC in Qatar is organizing a chemistry-themed presentation competition, open to all students taking chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, competition Audience: students, universities, professors, secondary schools students, teachers, high schools, general public, educational institutions

Science Week in Chile - XVII Semana Nacional de la Ciencia y la Tecnología Mónica Paz   |   added on Oct 06, 2011    |    Chile National week event is held every year to engage everyone in participating in outreach activities and assessment of science and technology in Chile. To celebrate IYC, this year event held between 3 and 9 October is under the slogan: Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, publications, competition, science fair, website Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students, post graduate students, women chemists