International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Awareness regarding use of alternative and better fuels Shrivallabh Kamat   |   added on Sep 08, 2011    |    India Presentations to bring about awareness regarding use of ethanol and dimethyl ether as alternative and better fuels in place of gasoline and diesel respectively which will help to reduce pollution, greenhouse gases and ever increasing petrol prices.
Topic: chemistry Audience: students, teachers, research scientists, general public, decision makers

Le Case della Scienza: Chimica & Materiali Silvia Grandi   |   added on Aug 08, 2011    |    Italy A week-end dedicated to discovery, science and technology culture in Imola.
Topic: hands-on activities, science fair, chemistry, science games, experiments, exposition, science café, science, science center Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, primary schools, high schools, secondary schools

The 5th Symposium on Biorelevant Chemistry CSJ Tatsuya  Nabeshima   |   added on Aug 05, 2011    |    Japan This domestic symposium is aimed to develop and activate the field of biorelevant chemistry including biofunctional chemistry, biotechnology, etc. Invited lectures, oral presentations and poster presentations will be given by professors, researchers and students.
Topic: chemistry, biotechnology Audience: professional chemists, industrial chemists, professors, graduate students, post graduate students, students, women chemists, research scientists

Towards European synergy for research in chemistry - a Euro-Chemistry summit Nico Kos   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    Netherlands Euro-chemistry is organizing a summit where we bring together stakeholders including chemistry performers, chemistry funders, chemical industry, policy makers (national & European level), international organizations, and non-European stakeholders such as the US National Science Foundation in order to discuss improved funding.
Topic: conferences, chemistry Audience: professional chemists, professors, research scientists, industrial chemists, decision makers

Interesting and Enjoyable Chemical Experiments Festival for Students Yuki Nakamura   |   added on Jul 20, 2011    |    Japan Chemistry seems to be difficult for secondary school students in Japan to understand. So, we would like to make these students understand fun of chemistry through this festival. We hope that many students will be interested in the chemical field.
Topic: chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, science fair, analytical chemistry, demonstrations, educational materials, biotechnology Audience: secondary school students