International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry Week at the University of Costa Rica Sergio Musmanni   |   added on May 22, 2011    |    Costa Rica A seminar on renewable energy and biofuels, recycling technologies and resource efficiency, water pollution prevention and treatment, carbon footprint and climate change. The 5th seminar will be assigned to an international guest speaker on a subject within sustainability issues.
Topic: sustainable and green chemistry, conferences Audience: decision makers, general public, professors

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

Meeting Ada Yonath Laure Cassus   |   added on May 20, 2011    |    France Lecture by Ada Yonath, Nobel Prize in 2009 for her work on the ribosome.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences Audience: educational institutions, professional chemists, general public, students, research scientists

Water Quality: How Clean is Clean? Deepak Gupta   |   added on May 19, 2011    |    United Kingdom An opportunity to hear from and meet decision makers from government, the regulator and industry alongside researchers at Brunel University engaged in understanding the significance of chemicals in water.
Topic: networking, workshops, conferences, water, pharmaceuticals, hazardous chemicals Audience: industrial chemists, decision makers, research scientists, universities, professional chemists, senior managers

Chemistry Week at State university of Campinas - Semana de QuĂ­mica Da UNICAMP Vicente Oliveira   |   added on May 19, 2011    |    Brazil A week with lectures and courses in Unicamp, Brazil
Topic: chemistry courses, workshops, seminars, conferences, science fair Audience: professional chemists, general public, professors, research scientists, students