International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Conference on Marie Curie on stamps Richard Gratton   |   added on Aug 29, 2011    |    Canada A conference on the life of Marie Curie illustrated by postage stamps
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions

Chemistry – A promise for Life Ayyappan Nair   |   added on Aug 29, 2011    |    India # Chemistry in our daily Life # Nature : A source of useful medicines (Pharmaceuticals) # Natural Fragrances, Flavors & Colorants -Their use and application.
Topic: chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools students

Kumamoto University Science Fantasy 2011 Hiroshi Nishino   |   added on Aug 29, 2011    |    Japan Participants do themselves or see chemistry experiments in the university and learn what’s fun and importance of chemistry in human life.
Topic: chemistry education Audience: students, general public

Portraits & Bio EXPO : "Celebrating Women in Chemistry: pioneers and future promises" Addy María Gomez   |   added on Aug 28, 2011    |    Mexico Small Portraits and Bio Expo to celebrate women in chemistry, rescuing the contributions of pioneers in the field and attracting students and general public attention toward the female chemists that are considered internationally as promises of the future for their work and profiles.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, art, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, universities, women chemists, secondary school students, secondary schools

Celebrating IYC at Vadamaradchy, Point Pedro, Northern Province, Sri Lanka N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Aug 26, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The International Year of Chemistry 2011 was celebrated on a grand scale by the Zonal Education Department of Vadamaradchy on 24 June 2011 at J/Methodist Girls School, Point Pedro. Vadamaradchy Education Zone was the first to organize IYC -2011 celebrations in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, competition Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students