International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Oil Chemistry and Its Effects on Our Daily Lives Jeffry Newman   |   added on Feb 13, 2010    |    United States In conjunction with its 101st Annual Meeting & Expo, AOCS will bring Monsanto’s Crop Analytics Mobile Laboratory (CAML) to Central High School in Phoenix, Arizona, Thursday, May 13, 2010. The chemistry classes for secondary students will visit the laboratory to see real-life laboratory applications and to learn about oil chem
Topic: laboratory demonstration, methods of analysis, oil chemistry Audience: research scientists, chemical engineers, farmers, secondary school students

South African Chemical Institute Convention Neil Coville   |   added on Jan 25, 2010    |    South Africa This 2011 congress of the Federation of African Societies of Chemistry (FASC), held jointly with the SACI convention, will seek to generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry, key to Africa’s future.
Topic: climate change, water, food Audience: tertiary education, educators, decision makers, professional chemists

IYC 2011 - International Launching Ceremony Rovani Sigamoney   |   added on Jan 25, 2010    |    International An opening ceremony for the International Year of Chemistry will be held in Paris, at the UNESCO HQ, under the aegis of the UN, UNESCO, and IUPAC.
Topic: nutrition, health, materials, energy, environment Audience: general public, educators, decision makers, professional chemists

IUPAC World Chemistry Congress - Chemistry Bridging Innovation among the Americas and the World Gabriel A. Infante   |   added on Jan 25, 2010    |    Puerto Rico "Chemistry Bridging Innovation among the Americas and the World" is the theme chosen by the Colegio de Quimicos de Puerto Rico while hosting the 43rd IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, a IYC2011 corner stone event.
Topic: Audience: tertiary education, educators, professional chemists

IYC Closing Ceremony Paul Baekelmans   |   added on Jan 25, 2010    |    International The IYC - a year-long celebration initiated by IUPAC and UNESCO - will culminate with a unique closing event in Brussels, Belgium marking the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize Award to Marie Curie and the 100th anniversary of the most significant scientific meetings of all times, the Solvay Conferences.
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