International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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A Day in the Life of a Clinical Chemist Laboratory Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States Peter Wilding, now an emeritus Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, was an assistant professor at the University of Southern California and a young clinical chemist at the Los Angeles County Hospital. This film demonstrates the remarkable journey of our profession and the astonishing advances make in almost a century.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, publications, website, biotechnology, references Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, industrial chemists, secondary school students, high schools

Sustainable Development Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States "Sustainable Development" is a poem by Roald Hoffmann, written in his sixth language, English. Roald Hoffmann is a poet, philosopher, playwright, and chemist. She shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in chemistry with Kenichi Fukui.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, publications, art Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, school children, secondary schools students

History of Clinical Chemistry Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States John Savory and Larry Kricka, professors at the Univ. of Virginia and the Univ. of Pennsylvania, respectively, who will recount the story of clinical chemistry, which spans from before 400 BC.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, conferences, chemistry education, chemistry, analytical chemistry, publications, biotechnology, industrial trade fair, references Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, research scientists, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions, graduate students

Honoring Marie Curie Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States Susan Quinn, an award-winning writer of nonfiction books and articles highlights the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie (née Sklodowska, 1867–1934) receiving the Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering radium and polonium, the latter named after her native Poland.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, publications, art, references Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, research scientists, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, secondary schools students

Science: a Romantic Voayge Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States Award-winning author and biographer Richard Holmes will explore the shared common aims and ambitions of the artist and the scientist to create the humanistic science that enriches our being.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, chemistry education, publications, art Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, research scientists, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, graduate students, secondary schools students