International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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HKU Chemistry Week 2011 Ella Wong   |   added on Sep 18, 2011    |    Hong Kong HKU Chemistry Week—Our Life, Our Future (Oct 4 - Oct 13, 2011)
Topic: workshops, exhibition, experimental demonstration, forensics, hands-on activities, women in chemistry, forum Audience: students, general public, universities, undergraduate students, secondary school 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

Career Cafe Bridget Mccourt   |   added on Sep 09, 2011    |    United States Employee volunteers from the sponsoring companies will network with high school students during the National Chemistry Week celebration at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the exciting careers chemistry has to offer.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, teachers, high schools, school children

Chemistry of Cosmetics Monica Metzler   |   added on Sep 07, 2011    |    United States A continuation of ISC's "Chemistry for Grown-ups" series that began with beer, whiskey and chocolate, with upcoming programs on honey and coffee. A professor of chemistry and a cosmetic chemist will explain about the chemical content and properties of personal care products and direct people in conducting experiments.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, adults