International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry and Culture Week at EESC Tim Reynolds   |   added on Sep 29, 2011    |    Belgium The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organises a week of chemistry related activities from 3 October to 7 October at its building in the heart of the European quarter in Brussels.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, women chemists, decision makers, school children, secondary schools students

IYC activities at SETAC-Boston Elin Ulrich   |   added on Sep 23, 2011    |    United States IYC related plenary lecture, scientific sessions, informational poster, trivia contest, and Advisory Group business meeting taking place at the SETAC North America annual meeting.
Topic: conferences, educational materials, seminars, sustainable and green chemistry, trivia contest Audience: professional chemists, research scientists, universities, graduate students

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

SCI's Fine Chemicals Group IYC Public Lecture Series Patricia Cornell   |   added on Sep 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom A series of free public lectures in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011. These talks will illustrate how the field of medicinal chemistry has led and will continue to lead to the discovery of new medicines which impact millions of lives worldwide.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, competition, publications, references, industrial trade fair, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology, website, workshops, analytical chemistry, hands-on activities, science fair Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, 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

Spellbound: an IYC video series Terri Taylor   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States A new ACS video series — aptly named Spellbound — tells the stories of eight chemists whose childhood curiosity about everyday things helped them launch careers in laboratories, win Nobel Prizes and make other notable achievements.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, website Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, teachers, high schools, secondary schools students, women chemists, universities, educational institutions