International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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CHEM-O-PHILIA Aruna Sharma   |   added on Nov 08, 2011    |    India CHEM-O-PHILIA (29 Nov, 1 & 3 Dec.2011) is an intra- as well as inter-Collegiate activity, comprising: Screening of movies on Marie Curie & Environmental Issues, Aptitude Test Presentations on various topics & Chemical Housie on Elements & their applications.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, competition, chemistry education Audience: graduate students, tertiary education

The Japan Academy Lecture in Commemoration of the visit of Professor E. J. Corey Hiroki Kadowaki   |   added on Nov 08, 2011    |    Japan The Japan Academy Lecture in Commemoration of the visit of Professor E. J. Corey, Honary Member of the Japan Academy and RIKEN Honorary Fellow Lecture
Topic: nobel laureates, lecture Audience: general public

The Japan Petroleum Institute-Junior Society (JPI-JS) Forum Session Koji  Nishi   |   added on Nov 07, 2011    |    Japan The JPI-JS Forum Session will have two invited lectures in order to providew a venue for exploring, reflecting and sharing ideas with regard to the applications of petroleum chemistry among experts and young research scientists in this field.
Topic: seminars Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, teachers, research scientists, industrial chemists, post graduate students, universities, women chemists

LANXESS Rubber Day Japan Sachi Murakami   |   added on Nov 05, 2011    |    Japan It will be a one-day, invitation-only conference addressing the synthetic rubber industry in Japan. The theme will be "Innovation for the Greener Mobility".
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking, educational materials, seminars, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: professional chemists, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, decision makers

Sinhala, Tamil, and English School Essay/Arts/Poster Competition - ‘chemistry and our daily life' N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Nov 05, 2011    |    Sri Lanka IYC 2011 National Secretariat (Sri Lanka) has planned to conduct a School Essay/Arts/Poster competition with a view to increasing the enthusiasm and awareness of chemistry in day to life, of the people. The consent of the Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka has been obtained. The dates are yet to be finalized.
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