International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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'Our Scientists' A Series of Knowledge Sharing Monika Jain   |   added on Mar 18, 2011    |    India This group is organizing a series of programs to promote scientific and technological activities and to improve the applications of the subject. As inaugural program, we are organizing A knowledge sharing lecture series “Our Scientist”.
Topic: lectures, workshops, biotechnology, chemistry, hands-on activities Audience: students, researchers, scientist, secondary school student, engineering, professors, lecturer, pharmacy

Cheers! The Chemistry of Wine Tanya Fogg   |   added on Mar 17, 2011    |    United States The French say, “The truth is in the wine.” It is also said that a meal without wine is like a day without sunshine. Recent studies suggest that moderate wine consumption is beneficial to health.
Topic: acs webinar, chemistry, chemistry of wine, wine Audience: students, food enthusiasts, general public, wine enthusiasts

UNESCO Contest of Writings Works and Drawings of the World Science Day for Peace and Development Fernanda Velloso   |   added on Mar 16, 2011    |    Brazil Target to high school students, the competition has two categories: Drawings and Writings Works. This initiative is promoted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with institutions in the areas of education and science.
Topic: contest, drawings, education, competition, art, texts, publications, chemistry, brazil Audience: students, professors, educators, secondary schools

Scientific Update - Conference & Training Providers for Industrial Organic Chemists Claire Francis   |   added on Mar 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom Scientific Update, established in 1989 by Dr. Trevor Laird, organises conferences and training courses for industrial chemists and chemical engineers in chemical development and scale-up and many other specialist topics in organic chemistry. We also provide extensive consultancy services in these fields.
Topic: networking, educational materials, chemistry, biotechnology, chemistry courses, training, organic chemistry, process development, chemical development, c Audience: professional chemists, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, educational institutions, decision makers

Workshop: Chemistry and Intellectual Property - catalysing innovation Natasa Doslik   |   added on Mar 15, 2011    |    Belgium The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry.
Topic: workshops, chemistry, intellectual property, inventions, patents, technology transfer Audience: professionals, researchers in universities and research centres, professors, students, representatives from industry and other relevant entities, primarily those involved in chemistry