International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The chemical origins of life and its early evolution Christine Phillips   |   added on Jan 14, 2011    |    United Kingdom How did life begin on the planet, and how did metabolic and genetic processes evolve at an early stage? Did this generate an RNA-based form of life, and how did this evolve into the present protein-based life? Researchers from a wide variety of disciplines will discuss possible mechanisms whereby biology emerged from chemistry
Topic: conferences, networking, seminars, chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, universities, post graduate students, research scientists

National contest: "Les futurs chimistes de Haiti" Mardochée Réveil   |   added on Jan 11, 2011    |    Haiti It is a contest for high school students of Haiti. The participants will answer questions about general and mineral chemistry and about the history of this science. The contest will be conducted by department. Each school will have a representative student and the best of all will be honored and rewarded.
Topic: competition, chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: high schools, secondary school students

The 3rd Maghreb Conference on Desalination and Water Treatment CMTDE 2011 Meral Mouelhi   |   added on Jan 07, 2011    |    Tunisia The Tunisian Desalination Association organizes with the cooperation of the European Desalination Society (EDS) the 3rd Maghreb Conference on Desalination and Water Treatment. This conference provides an excellent forum for professionals, scientists and technologists from all over the world.
Topic: conferences, environment, water, chemistry Audience: researchers, professional chemists, universities, industrial

Call for Expert Authors: Encyclopedia of Earth (EoE) Sidney Draggan   |   added on Jan 07, 2011    |    United States The EoE seeks chemistry experts to author defensible articles in their disciplines. Authors write articles and collaborate and review other Contributor's work. EoE is a free, fully searchable collection of content on the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. Also, we are seeking Topic Editors.
Topic: chemistry, environmental science, ecology, environmental health, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: women chemists, professional chemists, research scientists, industrial chemists, post graduate students, professional societies, educational institutions

Nottingham Chemistry Public Lecture Series Samantha Tang   |   added on Jan 07, 2011    |    United Kingdom A series of free, public lectures
Topic: public lecture, chemistry Audience: teachers, students, general public