International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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The Millennium Lecture series at Bath Gareth Lamb   |   added on Jun 10, 2010    |    United Kingdom The Millennium lectures are a series of popular science lectures held at the University of Bath. The lectures aim to inspire young scientists from local schools and the undergraduate community, as well as engage the general public and academics in interesting scientific topics.
Topic: conferences Audience: general public

Brazilian International Year of Chemistry Domain Rodrigo Souza   |   added on Jun 04, 2010    |    Brazil Development of a domain which will centralize and disseminate all project actions via the Internet for the IYC in Brazil. In this sense, the Brazilian Chemical Society has already registered in the name and activated the domain www.quimica2011.org.br.
Topic: website, celebrating chemistry, networking, chemistry education Audience: general public, school children, students, tertiary education, educators, decision makers, professional chemists, secondary schools

Spanish Commemorative Postage Stamp Concepció Roca   |   added on May 26, 2010    |    Spain Thanks to the join initiative of Real Sociedad Española de Química and Foro QUÍMICA y SOCIEDAD, next year 2011 the Spanish Postal Office will issue a Commemorative Postage Stamp to celebrate 2011 International Year of Chemistry, as well as the Centennial of the Chemistry Nobel Prize for Maria Sklodowska-Curie.
Topic: stamp Audience:

Trend Report & Seminars for the International Design industry and Design students Victoria Redshaw   |   added on May 25, 2010    |    United Kingdom Trend Report & Seminars for the International Design industry and Design students including a trend entitled 'Chemical Reaction' for the season Spring/Summer 2011 that is hugely influenced by 2011 being the IYC and the centenary of Marie Curie's Nobel Prize.
Topic: seminars, workshops, lectures Audience:

Australian National Chemistry Quiz Vicki Gardiner   |   added on May 22, 2010    |    Australia The Australian National Chemistry Quiz is truly and international activity, currently held in 15 countries and 7 languages. The quiz The Quiz has four age groups – Years 7-8 (middle high school), Years 9-10 (middle high school), Year 11 and Year 12 (senior high school).
Topic: competition Audience: teachers, students, secondary schools