International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Nanoscience and chemistry: a special conference by Sabine Szunerits at the Institut Francais & Romanian UNESCO Commission Serban Peteu   |   added on Sep 06, 2011    |    Romania 27-28 September: Celebrate IYC 2011 in Bucharest, with Prof. Dr. Sabine Szunerits from University of Lille and Interdisciplinary Research Institute. Special conferences for l'Institut Francais & Romanian UNESCO Commission, the National Institute for Chemistry and the National Institute for Materials Physics.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, analytical chemistry, nanoscience, nanotechnology Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists

Bruce J. Nelson Memorial Lecture Series Celebrating the IYC at Harvey Mudd College Gerald Van hecke   |   added on Sep 06, 2011    |    United States Four public lectures each featuring a distinguished chemist who will share views on the importance of chemistry to the future of mankind and the earth.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, general public, professors, educators

Chemistry As INnovating Science - CHAINS2011 J. Grimminck   |   added on Sep 05, 2011    |    Netherlands CHAINS2011 (Chemistry As INnovating Science) is the largest chemical conference in the Netherlands ever.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, science fair, website, biotechnology Audience: professional chemists, decision makers, research scientists, professors, students, educators, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students

2011 Kilpatrick Lecture: A Chemistry Renaissance featuring George Whitesides Aditya Unni   |   added on Aug 31, 2011    |    United States George Whitesides (Harvard University) a world renowned scientist and advocate for chemistry as a solution to global health and energy needs will give a technical lecture "Reinventing Chemistry" and lead a panel discussion "Solving Problems or Satisfying Curiousity." A student poster session will be held.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, seminars, analytical chemistry Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, decision makers, high schools, tertiary education, school children

Conference on Marie Curie on stamps Richard Gratton   |   added on Aug 29, 2011    |    Canada A conference on the life of Marie Curie illustrated by postage stamps
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions