International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The American Chemical Society's IYC 2011 website Liezl Perez   |   added on Sep 20, 2010    |    United States As part of the IYC-2011 initiative, the American Chemical Society has sponsored a website to promote chemistry to the general public and assist interested users in finding and sponsoring outreach activities in 2011. This website is a single-source portal containing the ACS' contribution to this truly global celebration.
Topic: planners, materials, resources, website Audience: educators, general public, universities, teachers, school children, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, graduate students, secondary school students

U. S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Dear Colleague Letter Paul Spyropoulos   |   added on Sep 17, 2010    |    United States Opportunities for grant supplements.
Topic: communicating chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: nsf grantees

German IYC 2011 Website Hans-Georg Weinig   |   added on Sep 17, 2010    |    Germany The German IYC 2011 website (www.ijc2011.de) is now online with an event calendar and information about IYC 2011 activities in Germany.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, chemistry education, website Audience:

Design Variations on IYC Motto Fabienne Meyers   |   added on Sep 15, 2010    |    International “Chemistry—our life, our future” is the IYC motto. A pattern made of 40 translations has been arranged to help with various presentation projects. Here it is for you to use!
Topic: iyc motto Audience: designers, creative minds

Are Women Still Underrepresented in Science? Ingrid Montes   |   added on Sep 15, 2010    |    Puerto Rico The American Chemical Society sponsors a symposia for the 2011 IUPAC World Congress on the topic of the representation of women in science.
Topic: women in chemistry Audience: general public, students