International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Bio/Analytical Chemistry Conferences Serban Peteu   |   added on Jul 06, 2011    |    Romania Tuesday, July 26th: Biosensor detection in biological fluids: problems and perspectives. Wednesday, July 27th: Label-free detection in bioanalytical science using acoustic and Kelvin fields.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, seminars, chemistry, publications, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, post graduate students, decision makers, tertiary education, graduate students

Book launch - « Marie-Curie et ses filles – Lettres » by Hélène Langevin-Joliot, Marie Curie’s grand-daughter Annaïk Genson   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    Ireland This is a unique occasion to meet Marie Curie’s grand-daughter Hélène Langevin-Joliot. She will reflect on Marie Curie’s life...
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, chemistry education, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, secondary schools

The Redemption of the British Breakfast! Re-evaluating the importance of the role of saturated fats and cholestrol in the diet of healthy adults Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom There is now an alternative view that challenges the previously long held belief that saturated fats have an important effect as a causative agent of cardiovascular disease.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, seminars, networking, publications, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, hands-on activities, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, educational institutions, industrial chemists, universities, secondary school students, school children, decision makers

Challenges in Catalysis for Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemicals lll Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jul 04, 2011    |    United Kingdom Topics to be covered will include the latest development in homogeneous catalysis, including biocatalysis CH and CX activation, amination and acylation as well as novel technologies.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, networking, publications, seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers

Inter Universities Poster Competition M. Akhyar Farrukh   |   added on Jun 22, 2011    |    Pakistan A poster competition among the students of PhD (Chemistry), M.Phil (Chemistry), MS (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), MS (Forensic Chemistry) and B.Sc. (Hons.) Final Year from different Universities of Pakistan will be held to cerebrate the research and innovation in Chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, publications, competition, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, researchers, chemists