International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The 12 Days of Chemistry Eric Klinker   |   added on Dec 06, 2011    |    United States As the IYC comes to a close over the holiday season, the Brazosport ACS is borrowing from the 12 Days of Christmas to bring you the 12 Days of Chemistry! This will be a Facebook campaign with 12 days highlighting chemistry at the holidays.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, website, references Audience: students, general public, educators, industrial chemists

Can you find Chemistry in your Life? Fernando Jimenez   |   added on Oct 26, 2011    |    Spain Photo Contest online for Secondary and Hig school students in Spain
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, competition, website Audience: chemistry, students, education, highschool students, secondary schools

Workshop on chemical names and their translation Herve Schepers   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    Belgium Presentation of all IUPAC nomenclatures and related work. Translation of chemical names in the European Customs Inventory of Chemical Substances (ECICS).
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, workshops, publications, website Audience: professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, decision makers

Science Week in Chile - XVII Semana Nacional de la Ciencia y la Tecnología Mónica Paz   |   added on Oct 06, 2011    |    Chile National week event is held every year to engage everyone in participating in outreach activities and assessment of science and technology in Chile. To celebrate IYC, this year event held between 3 and 9 October is under the slogan: Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, publications, competition, science fair, website Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students, post graduate students, women chemists

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