International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Workshop on chemical names and their translation Herve Schepers   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    Belgium Presentation of all IUPAC nomenclatures and related work. Translation of chemical names in the European Customs Inventory of Chemical Substances (ECICS).
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, workshops, publications, website Audience: professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, decision makers

The Role of Chemistry in Medicine Competition Sheila Qureshi   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    Qatar The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization in conjunction with the IUPAC have designated 2011 the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011). In recognition of this designation, WCMC in Qatar is organizing a chemistry-themed presentation competition, open to all students taking chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, competition Audience: students, universities, professors, secondary schools students, teachers, high schools, general public, educational institutions

Science Week in Chile - XVII Semana Nacional de la Ciencia y la Tecnología Mónica Paz   |   added on Oct 06, 2011    |    Chile National week event is held every year to engage everyone in participating in outreach activities and assessment of science and technology in Chile. To celebrate IYC, this year event held between 3 and 9 October is under the slogan: Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, publications, competition, science fair, website Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students, post graduate students, women chemists

Training Seminar on Nano Technology and its Applications N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Sep 30, 2011    |    Sri Lanka A Training Seminar on Nano Technology was held on 30th September 2011at the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon with the participation of over 100 industrial sector representatives. - Report by Mr. A.M.Jayasekara, Programme Officer IYC 2011 (Sri Lanka)
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, seminars, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, school children, women chemists, graduate students

Chemistry, Industry, and Society Juan Chirinos   |   added on Sep 29, 2011    |    Venezuela A Symposium for graduate to explore current trends related to the chemical sciences. A combination of activities including invited speakers, trade shows, industry tours, poster session, and awards will be coordinated.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, competition, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, tertiary education