International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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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

The Nanotechnology Revolution: Visions of the Future Jean-Michel Armengol   |   added on Nov 18, 2011    |    Andorra The famous phrase 'There is plenty of room at the bottom' end of the lecture by Professor Feynman in 1959, scientific interest focused on the ability to manipulate things at very small scale: the nanoscale. Nanotechnology encompasses a wide range of scientific disciplines and industrial activities.
Topic: conferences, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, students, professional chemists

Chemistry – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Meliha Zejnilagic-Hajric   |   added on Nov 17, 2011    |    Bosnia And Herzegovina Faculty of Science Sarajevo, as the oldest high education institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina where chemistry is taught and future Chemistry Science teachers are trained, we are planning to organize for this particular occasion a symposium open for international participants.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, workshops, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists

Workshop International Year of Chemistry Arlene Correa   |   added on Nov 16, 2011    |    Brazil In this workshop we will celebrate the IYC in the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil. The program includes a round-table and four plenary lectures presented by distinguished researchers from Brazil, Spain and USA.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, workshops, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, professors