International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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TGH Jones Lecture: Tangling with Long Molecules Rosalind Boulton   |   added on Oct 18, 2011    |    Australia This free lecture will be delivered by Professor Dame Julia Higgins DBE FRS FREng. They are so much part of our daily lives, it is hard to imagine a world without synthetic polymers for packaging, clothing, transport, sport - the list is endless.
Topic: chemistry Audience: students, professors, graduate students

"Todo es Química" ("Everything is Chemistry") Julia Pecci   |   added on Oct 14, 2011    |    Spain 20 minutes Radio programe dedicated to the difusion of the Chemistry between the general public.
Topic: chemistry, household chemistry, general interest Audience: general public, domestic chemistry, education, chemistry, divulgation

Chemistry Week in Ecuador Bernardo Cordero   |   added on Sep 28, 2011    |    Ecuador Conferences will be held in the most prestigious universities in Quito, Ecuador. Varied topics will be delivered by experts covering everything from the history of chemistry, application of ionizing radiation, nuclear engineering, environmental chemistry, applications of industrial chemistry, and Human Genome.
Topic: conferences, chemistry, celebrating chemistry, seminars, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: chemical engineers, students, general public, universities, graduate students, chemists

Awareness regarding use of alternative and better fuels Shrivallabh Kamat   |   added on Sep 08, 2011    |    India Presentations to bring about awareness regarding use of ethanol and dimethyl ether as alternative and better fuels in place of gasoline and diesel respectively which will help to reduce pollution, greenhouse gases and ever increasing petrol prices.
Topic: chemistry Audience: students, teachers, research scientists, general public, decision makers

Le Case della Scienza: Chimica & Materiali Silvia Grandi   |   added on Aug 08, 2011    |    Italy A week-end dedicated to discovery, science and technology culture in Imola.
Topic: hands-on activities, science fair, chemistry, science games, experiments, exposition, science café, science, science center Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, primary schools, high schools, secondary schools