International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The 5th Symposium on Biorelevant Chemistry CSJ Tatsuya  Nabeshima   |   added on Aug 05, 2011    |    Japan This domestic symposium is aimed to develop and activate the field of biorelevant chemistry including biofunctional chemistry, biotechnology, etc. Invited lectures, oral presentations and poster presentations will be given by professors, researchers and students.
Topic: chemistry, biotechnology Audience: professional chemists, industrial chemists, professors, graduate students, post graduate students, students, women chemists, research scientists

Towards European synergy for research in chemistry - a Euro-Chemistry summit Nico Kos   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    Netherlands Euro-chemistry is organizing a summit where we bring together stakeholders including chemistry performers, chemistry funders, chemical industry, policy makers (national & European level), international organizations, and non-European stakeholders such as the US National Science Foundation in order to discuss improved funding.
Topic: conferences, chemistry Audience: professional chemists, professors, research scientists, industrial chemists, decision makers

Interesting and Enjoyable Chemical Experiments Festival for Students Yuki Nakamura   |   added on Jul 20, 2011    |    Japan Chemistry seems to be difficult for secondary school students in Japan to understand. So, we would like to make these students understand fun of chemistry through this festival. We hope that many students will be interested in the chemical field.
Topic: chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, science fair, analytical chemistry, demonstrations, educational materials, biotechnology Audience: secondary school students

Biorelevant Chemistry at CSJ Tatsuya  Nabeshima   |   added on Jul 19, 2011    |    Japan The 5th Symposium on Biorelevant Chemistry CSJ: The 26th Symposium on Biofunctional Chemistry, The 14th Biotechnology Symposium, The 14th Biomolecular Chemistry Symposium, The 8th Symposium on Host-Guest Chemistry
Topic: chemistry, biotechnology Audience: professional chemists, industrial chemists, professors, graduate students, post graduate students, students, women chemists, research scientists

Small is Beautiful: Everyday Applications and Advances in Nanochemistry Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States Advances in nanochemistry will continue to create applications that may someday impact global economics and stir debate about environmental and health concerns. Join Dr. Paul Weiss, editor of ACS Nano and Director of California NanoSystems Institute, as he takes us on a journey to discover the role of these tiny materials in
Topic: chemistry, nanotechnology, research Audience: nanochemists, chemists, scientists, professors, students, graduate students, education, teachers