International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Science Fun Day at the Great Lakes Science Center Peter Schmidt   |   added on Dec 02, 2011    |    United States The Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma will be doing fun and educational, interactive scientific demonstrations geared towards the young and the young at heart.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, educational materials, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, secondary schools students, families

New Methodologies in Chemistry Education Damodar Prabhu   |   added on Nov 28, 2011    |    India Royal College of Arts , Science and Commerce,Mira Road, Thane Distict ,India has organised a National level Seminar on "New Methodologies in Chemistry Education' on December 20, 2011 to address the new challenges in Chemistry Education.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, seminars, educational materials Audience: students, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education

Symposium on Drug Discovery N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Nov 25, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The First International Symposium on Drug Discovery, January 8th, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The seminar series addresses the Research and Development process of new therapeutics in the pharmaceutical industry and challenges it faces today.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, seminars, educational materials, workshops Audience: students, professional chemists, women chemists, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, secondary schools, high schools, decision makers, tertiary education

Chai and Why? Molecules that modulate your mood Arnab Bhattacharya   |   added on Nov 22, 2011    |    India Chai and Why? is TIFR's twice-a-month science cafe. Prof. Vidita Vaidya looks at the variety of molecules that serve as messengers between neurons in the brain. Some of them including serotonin, norepinephrine, anandamide and dopamine are molecules that shape complex emotions like happiness, motivation, fear and love.
Topic: chemistry education, celebrating chemistry, seminars, educational materials Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools

LANXESS Rubber Day Japan Sachi Murakami   |   added on Nov 05, 2011    |    Japan It will be a one-day, invitation-only conference addressing the synthetic rubber industry in Japan. The theme will be "Innovation for the Greener Mobility".
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: professional chemists, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, decision makers