International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Greenlight@Brussels Day 2011 Cheryl Miller   |   added on Oct 21, 2011    |    Belgium 300 girls, ages 11 to 15, are invited to the International School of Brussels on Saturday, 26 November 2011, to attend a free, day-long event with fascinating speakers, role models, and interactive, hands-on workshops showing the fun behind science and technology!
Topic: education, workshops, events, belgium, brussels, chemistry Audience: girls, ages 11-15, conferences, workshops, events, primary school students, secondary schools students

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

"Todo es QuĂ­mica" ("Everything is Chemistry") Julia Pecci   |   added on Oct 14, 2011    |    Spain 20 minutes Radio programe dedicated to the difusion of the Chemistry between the general public.
Topic: chemistry, household chemistry, general interest Audience: general public, domestic chemistry, education, chemistry, divulgation

Chemistry Week in Ecuador Bernardo Cordero   |   added on Sep 28, 2011    |    Ecuador Conferences will be held in the most prestigious universities in Quito, Ecuador. Varied topics will be delivered by experts covering everything from the history of chemistry, application of ionizing radiation, nuclear engineering, environmental chemistry, applications of industrial chemistry, and Human Genome.
Topic: conferences, chemistry, celebrating chemistry, seminars, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: chemical engineers, students, general public, universities, graduate students, chemists

Invisible et Insaisissable // Invisible and Elusive Niki Baccile   |   added on Sep 20, 2011    |    France The exhibition "Invisible and Elusive" takes place within the framework of the International Year of Chemistry and is the accomplishment of the OpenLab Project, to which four CNRS (French National Research Council) research laboratories participated. The OpenLab Project consists of a 6-month collaboration between six major in
Topic: Audience: nanosciences, art, contemporary art, nanotechnology, chemistry, creation, artistic, centre des arts, cnrs, nanosciences ile-de-france, science society, society, exhibition, paris