International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Essential2Life 5k Elvin Montero   |   added on Nov 22, 2010    |    United States This race is designed to highlight the role of chemistry as “essential2life”. The race will benefit the American Red Cross, whose services are likewise essential. The event includes the 5K run, a 3K walk, a “kids sprint,” a fair to showcase our companies, raffle prizes and various educational and entertainment activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, chemistry, fair, 5k, marathon, competition Audience: students, professional chemists, teachers, runners, advocates

Breakfast Networking - Limerick, Ireland Siobhan Murphy   |   added on Nov 19, 2010    |    Ireland University of Limerick will host the networking breakfast meeting in Ireland
Topic: chemistry, networking, celebrating chemistry Audience: professional chemists, women chemists, graduate students, educational institutions, industrial chemists, professors

Canada Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Nov 19, 2010    |    Canada Canada Annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner
Topic: networking, chemistry, seminars, celebrating chemistry Audience: professional chemists, industrial chemists, professors, general public, universities, post graduate students

Networking Breakfast - Perth, Australia Kathryn Linge   |   added on Nov 19, 2010    |    Australia A Networking Breakfast as part of the International Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time Event
Topic: networking, chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, women chemists, graduate students

Family Evening Lecture: Mercury Window on the Invisible Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Nov 18, 2010    |    United Kingdom Mercury is the most beautiful element in the periodic table. And the most reviled. The only liquid metal, its inertness and density have made it crucial to a huge number of experiments through history. Dr Andrea Sella, will take us on a tour of Mercury-related science and will end with the question can we bring it to life?
Topic: seminars, networking, chemistry, demonstrations, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry, hands-on activities Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, industrial chemists, professors, general public, universities, post graduate students, teachers, decision makers, research scientists, women chemists, tertiary education, secondary school students