International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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5th Hidalgo State Chemistry Olympiad Elena Paez   |   added on Aug 18, 2011    |    Mexico The Hidalgo State Chemistry Olympiad is an annual academic competition for high school students; its goal is to promote the interest in chemistry among the competitors. This contest will be organized by the UAEH through the Chemistry Department, at its facilities in Pachuca, Hidalgo, on October 15th.
Topic: competition, chemistry education, hands-on activities Audience: high schools, educators, professors, students, educational institutions

Chemistry display booth at the Port Hope fall fair Mike Broczkowski   |   added on Aug 17, 2011    |    Canada A display booth will be operated at the Port Hope Fall Fair September 16 - 18, to provide examples of some of the benefits of chemistry in society, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie‚Äôs Nobel prize in chemistry and to create an interest in chemistry in the younger generation.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators

IUPAC Day in Brussels Paul Baekelmans   |   added on Aug 15, 2011    |    Belgium A colloquium organised by the National [Belgium] Committee for Chemistry
Topic: iupac, chemical industry Audience: general public, students, professional chemists, professors, educators

IYC 2011 workshop for school students Wafia Masih   |   added on Aug 15, 2011    |    India National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune (IISER) and Exciting Science Group (ESG), are jointly conducting half-year long chemistry workshops for school students to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011. These workshops are being held between June and Dec.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, workshops, hands-on activities, website Audience: students, general public, educators, high schools, secondary school students, teachers

Industrial-Goverment-Academic Joint Forum in Tokyo -- The Status Quo and Future Prospect of Element Strategy Mahito Atobe   |   added on Aug 14, 2011    |    Japan Lectures on the topics relating to "Element Strategy" and discussion about the research frontier and future prospects.
Topic: seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, post graduate students