International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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IYC in Russia Petr Fedotov   |   added on Jan 21, 2011    |    Russian Federation More that 50 specials events are envisaged within the scope of IYC2011 in Russia
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, chemistry education, seminars, educational materials, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, competition, publications, website, workshops Audience: professional chemists, students, professors, general public, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, research scientists, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions, secondary schools

Focus on Tap Water Cynthia Van ginkel   |   added on Jan 20, 2011    |    Canada Find out fast facts about water purification and treatment in Metro Vancouver as well as bottled water vs. tap water. Take part in a Global Experiment "pH of the planet" using portable pH testing equipment. Get your home tap water tested for lead.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, analytical chemistry Audience: students

Chemistry Campaign Abdulaziz Alnajjar   |   added on Jan 17, 2011    |    Kuwait Chemistry Campaign in the malls
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities Audience: general public

Networking Breakfast - meeting between West Africa and Cambridge, UK Comfort Uchendu   |   added on Jan 15, 2011    |    Nigeria Mrs. Comfort Uchendu, Rivers State College of Arts and Science sharing a chemical moment in time with other female scientists in West Africa and Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Topic: networking, conferences, website, seminars, celebrating chemistry, workshops, hands-on activities, biotechnology Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, industrial chemists, post graduate students, research scientists

Elements of Genius: The Legacy of Chemistry in St Andrews Nicole Meehan   |   added on Jan 14, 2011    |    United Kingdom An exhibition hosted by students at the University of St Andrews celebrating the 200th anniversary of the teaching of chemistry at the university. The Gateway Galleries will feature a display of notable chemists, amazing discoveries and historic apparatus.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, seminars, workshops, hands-on activities Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, post graduate students, universities, teachers, research scientists, educational institutions, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, secondary schools students