International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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One year of chemistry (un anno di chimica) Francesco Neve   |   added on Mar 08, 2011    |    Italy This a Blog about chemistry and society issues that will last a year. The URL is: http://1annodichimica.blogspot.com/
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, publications, website, art, references Audience: general public, educators, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, professional chemists, graduate students

Luis E. Miramontes Image Gallery Octavio Miramontes   |   added on Mar 01, 2011    |    Mexico This is the first public image gallery devoted entirely to Luis E. Miramontes, one of the top Mexican chemists of all times.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, hands-on activities, publications, website, art, biotechnology, references Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, graduate students

All about Water Sumaia Abukashawa   |   added on Feb 26, 2011    |    Sudan Faculty of Science University of Khartoum is celebrating the IYC by launching activities including lectures, exhibitions, students competition public awareness raising programmes 22-26 March at the Faculty of Science Old Lecture Theatre.
Topic: : celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, seminars, educational materials, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, chemistry, demonstrations, competition, analytical chemistry, science fair, publications, website, art, biotechnology, industrial trade fair, references Audience: : students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, high schools, school children, graduate students, secondary schools students

Commemorative IYC Publication (in Spanish): “Tienes química, tienes vida” Concepció Roca   |   added on Feb 23, 2011    |    Spain Divulgative publication by the Chemistry and Society Forum. It approaches eleven (for 2011) main sectors in which chemistry and the chemical industry play a vital role in human progress and wellbeing.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, publications, references Audience: general public, decision makers, students, educators

Symposium: “Globalizing Education: Graduate School Opportunities in North America & Europe” Jens Breffke   |   added on Feb 18, 2011    |    United States Chemistry Graduate School programs in different countries will be presented by national representatives as well as personal experience stories and representatives from chemical industries will talk about the importance of international experiences. Symposium at the 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Anaheim, CA, USA.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, competition, references Audience: students, professors, educators, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions