International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Festival Átomo de Ouro de Vídeos de Química (Golden Atom Chemistry Videos Festival) Edson Minatti   |   added on Jun 22, 2011    |    Brazil LIGHTS, CAMERA AND.... REACTION! The FIRST FESTIVAL OF AMATEUR CHEMISTRY VIDEOS, called THE GOLDEN ATOM, is organized by the Canal Fala Quimica (http://fb.me/falaQuimica). The goal is to collect videos of all participants showing experiments, demonstrations, documentaries, lectures or interviews about Chemistry.
Topic: educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations, chemistry, website, art, video, virtual conference Audience: students, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, tertiary education, high schools, school children, post graduate students

Experimental Show Rosalind Boulton   |   added on Jun 21, 2011    |    Australia Fire and ice, smoke and explosions galore - come and celebrate the International Year of Chemistry with our chemists who are sure to excite and entertain you in this spectacular show that demonstrates what chemistry is all about!
Topic: chemistry, show, magic, demonstration Audience: children, families, students, high schools, secondary schools, univ

SOCMA's 8th Annual Chemical Industry Golf Tournament Liesa Brown   |   added on Jun 07, 2011    |    United States One-day golf tournament to raise money for the American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program. Proceeds will help sponsor scholarships for qualified minority applicants who want to enter the fields of chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering and students seeking degrees in chemical technology.
Topic: chemistry, chemical industry, chemistry education, chemical industries, events, networking, education of chemistry, luncheon, dinner, scholarship, golf Audience: professionals, decision makers, general public, graduate students, post graduate students

BioPhysChem 2011 Conference Naomi Sarich   |   added on Jun 01, 2011    |    Australia A Joint meeting between the Royal Australian Chemical Institute and the Australian Society for Biophysics. This meeting will bring together scientists from a range of disciplines to showcase research developments while providing a collegial atmosphere for scientific exchange.
Topic: physical chemistry, biophysics, computational chemistry, conference, workshops, networking, chemistry, chemistry education, international year of chemistry, internatioal keynote speakers, research, research developments, scientific exchange Audience: educators, professors, research scientists, students, industry contacts, universities, post graduate students

Chemistry of Chocolate Monica Metzler   |   added on May 16, 2011    |    United States Chemistry of chocolate is a unique program for the adult public to open people's minds to thinking about chemistry in unexpected ways. A professor of chemistry, and R&D Specialist from a chocolate manufacturer will explain and demonstrate various chemical reactions in the chocolate-making process.
Topic: chocolate, chemistry, cooking, food, hands on activities, workshops Audience: general public, adults