International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Molecules at an Exhibiion in the National Lottery Sergio Musmanni   |   added on May 22, 2011    |    Costa Rica Ten chemicals will be displayed, one on each piece of lottery (1-10). The proposed graphic design would contain the chemical structure, the generic name and the logo of IYC and Colegio de Quimicos. Information of the importance of the chemical will be available on a web page (Fundacion CIENTEC) with a short explanation.
Topic: publications, website, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public

70th Anniversary and 40th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Sri Lanka N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on May 21, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The Institute of Chemistry Ceylon has planned to celebrate its 70th Anniversary simultaneously with its 40th Annual Sessions on 16th-17th June 2011 at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Text by A.M.Jayasekara, Programme Officer IYC 2011)
Topic: celebrating chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, seminars, publications Audience: industrial chemists, professional chemists, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education

Directory of Graduate Chemists in Sri Lanka N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on May 11, 2011    |    Sri Lanka Action is being taken by the Dean, College of Chemical Sciences to publish a Directory of Graduate Chemists in Sri Lanka in the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011).
Topic: networking, publications, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists

EXPOQUIMIA – International Chemistry Trade Show Fira de Barcelona   |   added on May 10, 2011    |    Spain EXPOQUIMIA is the leading event for the chemistry sector in southern Europe. This edition (14th - 18th November 2011) will be putting an emphasis on the scientific side of chemicals with an ambitious programme of conferences, seminars and other activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, science fair, publications, biotechnology, industrial trade fair Audience: professional chemists, general public, professors, students, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools

La Banda Dei Chimici (the gang of chemists) Fosca Conti   |   added on May 04, 2011    |    Italy This is a narrative and divulgative book, authored by Fosca Conti Elger and Barbara Fresch, and available since May 2011, edited by CLEUP. Ideal for young readers, schools and museums the book aims to contribute to the growth of a solid scientific culture in the younger generation, particularly in the field of chemistry.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, demonstrations, science fair, publications Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students