International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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European Women: Innovating for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Cheryl Miller   |   added on Oct 21, 2011    |    Belgium 14:00-16:00 on Wednesday, 23 November, the European chemical industry council, Cefic, will be showcasing the contribution of European women to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth through science, as a part of a 3-day “Tomorrow starts with Chemistry” event in Brussels.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, celebrating women chemists, women in science, women in chemistry, innovation, sustainability, smart growth, inclusive growth Audience: general public, women, decision and policy makers, professional chemists, researchers

Preventing and Curing Infectious Diseases: Carbohydrate Vaccines and Continuous Flow Synthesis Rosalind Boulton   |   added on Oct 15, 2011    |    Australia This public lecture will be presented by Professor Peter H. Seeberger from the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces. Afternoon tea will be served before the lecture
Topic: materials chemistry Audience: students, researchers

UPLB CHEM 16 Inter-Laboratory Quiz Contest 2011 Rowell Abogado   |   added on Aug 13, 2011    |    Philippines A free, college-level, inter-laboratory class quiz competition open to students of the University of the Philippines - Los Baños currently taking up CHEM 16.1 (General Chemistry I Laboratory). The contest is centered on the applications of Chemistry and themed: "Zooming the Advancement of Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology".
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, competition, nanotechnology, pharmaceutical chemistry Audience: students, universities, professors, educators, industrial chemists, professional chemists, researchers

Peptide Synthesis Research Award Program James Chou   |   added on Aug 08, 2011    |    United States LifeTein has implemented the LifeTein Research Award Program in recognition of the excellent research being conducted in the face of continued national grant funding reductions and decreased R&D budgets.
Topic: research, reward, chemistry experiments, sustainable and green chemistry, analytical chemistry Audience: researchers, professional chemists, peptides, chemical synthesis, peptide synthesis

The Origin, Development, and Future of the Lithium-ion Battery Bob Villwock   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    United States A one-day international symposium featuring some of the original pioneers in the field speaking in a casual atmosphere that fosters interaction between students, postdocs, faculty, industry, national labs.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, energy, energy storage, networking, symposium, lithium, electrochemistry Audience: professors, researchers, professional chemists, scientists and engineers, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, industrial chemists, electrochemists, electrochemical engineers