International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry of Beer Monica Metzler   |   added on May 15, 2011    |    United States Chemistry of beer is a unique program offered to the adult public to open people's minds to thinking about chemistry in unexpected ways. This program will address alcohol content, flavors, and "skunking" of beer. It will be offered at a local craft brewery and led by a professor of chemistry from Northwestern University.
Topic: workshops, chemistry program, beer Audience: general public

Modern Chemistry Workshop Payam Norouzibakhsh   |   added on May 13, 2011    |    Iran, Islamic Republic Of in this workshop we hope to have a short introductions to modern chemistry branches and methods, students that are study in 9 or 10 grade will attend this program, the workshop will celebrate in 2 weeks first week for boys and second for girls, all the students are studying in NODET schools
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, workshops, science fair Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Genomics, Obesity and Diabetes Eduardo Barzana   |   added on May 10, 2011    |    Mexico A very hot topic in chemistry and medicine these days is that related to obesity and diabetes. In this colloquium, a number of very prestiged scientists, both national and international, will discuss this topic mainly from the point of view of genomics.
Topic: chemistry education, workshops, biotechnology, conferences Audience: students, research scientists, universities, educational institutions, decision makers

EXPOQUIMIA – International Chemistry Trade Show Fira de Barcelona   |   added on May 10, 2011    |    Spain EXPOQUIMIA is the leading event for the chemistry sector in southern Europe. This edition (14th - 18th November 2011) will be putting an emphasis on the scientific side of chemicals with an ambitious programme of conferences, seminars and other activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, science fair, publications, biotechnology, industrial trade fair Audience: professional chemists, general public, professors, students, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools

Wow Your Crowd: Presenting Online with Power Tanya Fogg   |   added on May 09, 2011    |    United States To succeed as a scientist, you need to present your results. You may be familiar with strategies to make interesting in-person presentations, but do you know how to give a TERRIFIC ONLINE presentation? It is harder to excite your audience with online presentations. With advances in technology, you will be expected to give on
Topic: power point, presentations, graphic presentations, conferences, seminars, educational materials, workshops Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students