International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Chemistry in All Dimensions Symposium Yigit Altay   |   added on May 21, 2011    |    Turkey "Chemistry in All Dimensions" Symposium, 19-22 October 2011, will gather people from all areas and from all ages. In four days, in addition to conferences, discussion sessions, workshops and poster presentations, chemistry project competitions, exhibitions and enjoyable experiment demonstrations will take place.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, competition, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators

Mount Allison University Celebrates Chemistry Andrew Grant   |   added on May 20, 2011    |    Canada Mount Allison University and the Department of Chemistry/Biochemistry are pleased initiate a series of activities on our campus in Sackville, NB, Canada, welcoming school children and the general public. We hope to raise awareness and appreciation of chemistry in a fun and educational environment.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: students, secondary school students, high schools, school children, general public, research scientists, teachers

Chemistry of Whiskey Monica Metzler   |   added on May 16, 2011    |    United States Chemistry of whiskey is a unique program for the adult public to open people's minds to thinking about chemistry in unexpected ways. Held at the distillery, a professor of chemistry will address chemical reactions in the distillation process and how various flavors are achieved.
Topic: chemistry, whiskey, alcohol, workshops, demonstrations Audience: general public

Wrexham Science Festival Katie Dutton   |   added on May 13, 2011    |    United Kingdom The Wrexham Science Festival returns in July, and will include a whole host of talks, workshops and demonstrations to get you thinking about science. Events will be based around four themes – Earth and the Universe, Animal World, Human Mind & Body, and Bright Sparks
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations, science fair Audience: students, general public, universities, secondary school students, tertiary education, secondary schools, school children, high schools, graduate students, secondary schools students, research scientists, teachers

2011: Odissea nella Chimica - A Chemistry Odyssey Tommaso Martelli   |   added on May 11, 2011    |    Italy "2011:Odissea nella Chimica" will be in Pisa, Italy, a week-end full of activities to explore Chemistry; this event is for everyone! Old and young, experts and curious!!! see you in Pisa!!!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, conferences, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, universities, teachers, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children