International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Popularisation of Chemistry through writing Books in Regional Language which is included in 8th Schedule of Indian Constitution Prem Mohan Mishra   |   added on Oct 19, 2011    |    India I have written the 1st text book of Chemistry in Maithili Language for popularising Chemistry among the Maithili knowing people as IYC 2011 celebrations in the uniquest of ways.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, publications Audience: students, general public, professors, professional chemists, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, decision makers, high schools, tertiary education, secondary schools students

Conferencia: Año Internacional de la Química Ricardo Quit   |   added on Oct 19, 2011    |    Mexico A Conference on advances in chemistry from the laws of Antoine Lavoisier through atomic theory until the discovery of fullerenes, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1996, offered on demand to institutions in Mexico.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences Audience: students, general public, secondary school students, school children

TGH Jones Lecture: Tangling with Long Molecules Rosalind Boulton   |   added on Oct 18, 2011    |    Australia This free lecture will be delivered by Professor Dame Julia Higgins DBE FRS FREng. They are so much part of our daily lives, it is hard to imagine a world without synthetic polymers for packaging, clothing, transport, sport - the list is endless.
Topic: chemistry Audience: students, professors, graduate students

An Evening of Lectures and Demonstration for the General Public Ying Zheng   |   added on Oct 17, 2011    |    Canada Hosted by Greg Patenaude and Rene Boere
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, seminars, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, decision makers, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Chemistry Demonstration Shows Wayne Lippa   |   added on Oct 17, 2011    |    Canada A variety of chemical demonstrations are performed at schools in the Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada area. These demonstrations highlight several general chemical principles to encourage interest in chemistry of the students at the schools.
Topic: demonstrations Audience: students, teachers