International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Science Live Show "UNIVERSE" Kyo Matsuura   |   added on Nov 01, 2011    |    Japan Science Live Show, which is held at Science Museum on every Saturday afternoon since April 1996, invite guests chemists to make chance that audiences can hear comments of them.
Topic: chemistry education Audience: general public

California advances Green Chemistry principles with new Draft Safer Consumer Products Regulations Jim Wasserman   |   added on Oct 31, 2011    |    United States The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) today released informal draft regulations to make safer consumer products widespread in California. The regulations, employing key principles of Green Chemistry, provide more protection against toxic chemicals in products on store shelves.
Topic: safer products, alternatives analysis, toxic materials, chemistry, product lifecycle, product innovation, product design Audience: general public, chemists, scientists, manufacturers, students, decision makers, environmentalists, consumer product developers, consumers

SOCMA's 90th Annual Dinner and Membership Meeting Liesa Brown   |   added on Oct 31, 2011    |    United States Held in December in New York City for nearly 90 years, the evening provides networking, excellent food, SOCMA’s donation to the ACS Scholars Program and an awards ceremony honoring winners of SOCMA’s Performance Improvement Awards.
Topic: chemistry education, chemical safety, conferences, chemical heritage, trade association, celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: decision makers, industrial vendors, chemical executives, press, graduate students, sales professionals, suppliers, hse professionals

Concept Test in Chemistry Damodar Prabhu   |   added on Oct 30, 2011    |    India A national level ACT-IYC 2011 Concept Test in Chemistry will be organised on December 17, 2011 by Association of Chemistry Teachers, the registered body of Chemistry educators in India. The test is planned to assess the conceptual understanding of Chemistry among undergraduate students.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, competition, chemistry education Audience: tertiary education, students, universities, educational institutions, graduate students

Recent Trends in Chemistry Damodar Prabhu   |   added on Oct 30, 2011    |    India The National Conference on 'Recent Trends in Chemistry' is being organised by Department of Chemistry, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim, India on January 23-25, 2012 to update the scientific and academic communities with the current advancement in different areas of Chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry, competition, analytical chemistry Audience: professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, professional chemists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education