International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Kick Start Your Career: An Evening with Successful Business and Industry Personnel - Who are there! Do it! and Wear the T-shirt! Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Nov 18, 2010    |    United Kingdom Kick Start Your Career: An Evening with Successful Business and Industry Personnel - Who are there! Do it! and Wear the T-shirt!
Topic: celebrating chemistry, seminars, chemistry education, networking, hands-on activities, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, industrial chemists, professors, general public, universities, women chemists, research scientists, decision makers, teachers, post graduate students

Family Evening Lecture: Mercury Window on the Invisible Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Nov 18, 2010    |    United Kingdom Mercury is the most beautiful element in the periodic table. And the most reviled. The only liquid metal, its inertness and density have made it crucial to a huge number of experiments through history. Dr Andrea Sella, will take us on a tour of Mercury-related science and will end with the question can we bring it to life?
Topic: seminars, networking, chemistry, demonstrations, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry, hands-on activities Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, industrial chemists, professors, general public, universities, post graduate students, teachers, decision makers, research scientists, women chemists, tertiary education, secondary school students

New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Conference 2011 Kylie Nichol   |   added on Nov 17, 2010    |    New Zealand On behalf of the organising committee I am excited to be able to invite you to join us at the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry Conference, being held at The University of Waikato, Hamilton from 27 November to 1 December 2011.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, chemistry education, networking, workshops, educational materials, hands-on activities Audience: students, educators, industrial chemists, professors, general public, universities, decision makers, reachers

Project work of students before IYC2011 Jackie Cheng   |   added on Nov 15, 2010    |    Hong Kong The captioned activities aims to arouse the interest of students towards IYC2011 and collect students work for exhibition in IYC2011
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, competition Audience: students, teachers, educational institutions, secondary schools, secondary school students, high schools

You Be The Chemist Challenge Laurel Brent   |   added on Nov 09, 2010    |    United States The YBTC Challenge is a fun and innovative academic competition that grade 5-8 students in learning about important chemistry concepts, discoveries, and chemical safety. Challenge competitions are exciting events that take place across the country, encouraging the collaboration of community organizations, schools, and and the
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, educational materials, competition, events, everyday life Audience: students, industrial chemists, professional chemists, educators, general public, universities, teachers, decision makers, educational institutions, chemical distributors, chemical manufacturers