International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Celebrating the IYC 2011 @ Chamchuri Square-CU Numpon Insin   |   added on Oct 08, 2011    |    Thailand Department of Chemistry, CU, the Chemical Society and NSM have planned a variety of activities to join the celebration of the International Year of Chemistry. These activities are set up in order to communicate about the IYC, the important role of chemistry in life, and the significant contributions of women in chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities, competition, photo contest, stage show Audience: students, general public, high schools, tertiary education, secondary schools students

The Role of Chemistry in Medicine Competition Sheila Qureshi   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    Qatar The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in conjunction with the IUPAC have designated 2011 the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011). In recognition of this designation, WCMC in Qatar is organizing a chemistry-themed presentation competition, open to all students taking chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, competition Audience: students, universities, professors, secondary schools students, teachers, high schools, general public, educational institutions

Science Week in Chile - XVII Semana Nacional de la Ciencia y la Tecnología Mónica Paz   |   added on Oct 06, 2011    |    Chile National week event is held every year to engage everyone in participating in outreach activities and assessment of science and technology in Chile. To celebrate IYC, this year event held between 3 and 9 October is under the slogan: Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, publications, competition, science fair, website Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students, post graduate students, women chemists

Chemistry, Industry, and Society Juan Chirinos   |   added on Sep 29, 2011    |    Venezuela A Symposium for graduate to explore current trends related to the chemical sciences. A combination of activities including invited speakers, trade shows, industry tours, poster session, and awards will be coordinated.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, competition, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, tertiary education

McBain Medal Award Lecture Patricia Cornell   |   added on Sep 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom The McBain Medal is an annual award by the Colloid and Surface Chemistry Group of the SCI and the Colloid and Interface Chemistry Group of the RSC to honour a younger scientist who has made a meritorious contribution to colloid and interface science.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, competition, networking, publications, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, hands-on activities, science fair, analytical chemistry, biotechnology, website, industrial trade fair, references Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, teachers, educators, research scientists, secondary school students, educational institutions, women chemists, post graduate students, industrial chemists, universities, decision makers, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students