International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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2011 Marie Curie Lecture Series Melissa Pentecost   |   added on Feb 03, 2011    |    New Zealand Female Chemists from New Zealand reflect on how chemistry improves our lives and society The Marie Curie Lecture Series is a year- long national tour of talks by female New Zealand chemists in honour of Curie‚Äôs Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her ground-breaking studies in radium and polonium.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, seminars Audience: women chemists, general public, professors, professional chemists, research scientists, secondary schools students, high schools, graduate students, industrial chemists, post graduate students

Peter Joyce as Galileo & Newton Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Feb 01, 2011    |    United Kingdom Peter Joyce, professionally trained actor, will be performing his inimitable one man shows portraying the lives of Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton for students from The Denes High School and several local feeder schools in Lowestoft
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, industrial chemists, universities, school children, graduate students, secondary schools students, tertiary education, post graduate students, teachers, educational institutions, educators

RSC/SCI New Technologies in Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Feb 01, 2011    |    United Kingdom The prudent application of relevant new technologies in medicinal chemistry is one way to increase the quality and efficiency of drug discovery. Everyone working in the pharmaceutical industry is very aware of the need for improved productivity.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, conferences, seminars, educational materials, workshops Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, universities, secondary schools students, tertiary education, decision makers, women chemists, post graduate students, teachers, research scientists

ChemistryViews IYC Video Contest Vera Koester   |   added on Jan 31, 2011    |    Germany You are invited to submit a 3 min video on Chemistry in Everyday Life
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry, competition, website, biotechnology Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, general public, professors, industrial chemists, universities, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, school children, high schools, graduate students, secondary schools students

Images from the Dawn of Science - Observing the Origins of Modern Microscopy Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jan 24, 2011    |    United Kingdom Standard accounts have perpetuated the belief that single-lensed microscopes can generate only indistinct and chromatic images. Numerous attempts to reprise those pioneering experiments have recently been made by several technical groups, and their results have served to perpetuate this belief.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, women chemists, educational institutions, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, secondary schools students, graduate students