International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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SCI's ways to support IYC Monica Ugalde   |   added on Sep 02, 2010    |    United Kingdom SCI’s five peer-reviewed journals provide commentary articles and research studies undertaken by top scientists in emerging areas. We want to include the IYC logo on the front cover of the journals adding a strap line that says “SCI supports the IYC".
Topic: publications, website Audience: professional chemists, industrial chemists, universities, graduate students, post graduate students

A World without Polymers Giancarlo Galli   |   added on Aug 29, 2010    |    International We will hold a video and essay contest celebrating IYC. The topic will be to imagine a "World without Polymers" and to write about the detrimental effect on society if polymers were absent. We expect to award prizes including a trip to the World Chemical Congress for award winners.
Topic: competition, video Audience: students, school children, secondary schools, high schools

Chemistry: History, Philosophy and Education Alexander Martínez   |   added on Aug 28, 2010    |    Colombia International seminar about the historical and epistemological problems of chemistry and the relationships with chemical education, diffusion and communication. October 24 & 25, Bogotá D.C. (Colombia)
Topic: conferences, chemistry, workshops, chemistry education, educational materials, courses Audience: professional chemists, students, educators, post graduate students, professors, universities, teachers, educational institutions

Elemental Matters: Artists Imagine Chemistry Shelley Geehr   |   added on Aug 26, 2010    |    United States Elemental Matters: Artists Imagine Chemistry, an exhibition in the Hach Gallery at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, features seven contemporary artists whose artwork responds to the elements, the seminal building blocks of all matter.
Topic: art, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, professional chemists, students, educators

The Science Behind It Presents... Nathan Ackroyd   |   added on Aug 23, 2010    |    Canada An afternoon of short talks at the University for visiting High School Chemistry Classes, showing the role of Chemistry in our lives.
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