International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The Boyle-Higgins Award of the Institute of Chemistry of Ireland: "A Journey through Organic Chemistry" by Prof. Frank Hegarty Brian Murray   |   added on Jan 25, 2011    |    Ireland The Boyle-Higgins Award and Medal of the Institute of Chemistry of Ireland goes to Prof. Frank Hegarty of University College Dublin (UCD). His Award Lecture, "A Journey through Organic Chemistry", will be given in UCD Thursday 27 Jan (School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, 5 pm) to coincide with the Paris launch of IYC.
Topic: chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, professors, post graduate students, research scientists, teachers, general public

Science Enrichment Program: Chemistry Chris Ciolli   |   added on Jan 25, 2011    |    United States The activity is a six week Science Enrichment Program for grades 3 - 8 cognitively-gifted students focusing each week on one of the following areas of chemistry: organic, analytical, inorganic, physical, biochemistry, and polymer/materials science.
Topic: chemistry, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, teachers, school children

Hall of Chemistry at the University Museum "Universum" Eduardo Barzana   |   added on Jan 17, 2011    |    Mexico The Hall of Chemistry displays, in a friendly and interactive way, the influence of chemistry in our every day life. Taking as model a modern house, it illustrates how every object and consumable in every section of the house is related to chemistry and how this relates to environment.
Topic: chemistry, chemistry education, seminars, conferences Audience: students, educators, general public

26th Philippine Chemistry Congress Shalom Rodriguez   |   added on Jan 17, 2011    |    Philippines The 26PCC will celebrate the 2011 IYC with special sessions which aim to highlight the important role that Chemistry plays in our industry, environment and society.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, conferences, chemistry education, seminars, chemistry, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, competition, science fair, publications, website, art, biotechnology, references, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, research scientists, teachers, women chemists

IYC Postage Stamp Central Daniel Rabinovich   |   added on Jan 14, 2011    |    United States A collection of IYC-related stamps issued during 2011.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, chemistry education, seminars, educational materials, chemistry, art, philately, stamp collecting, physics, hobbies, stamp Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, post graduate students, universities, teachers, research scientists, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, graduate students, secondary schools students