International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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European Women: Innovating for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Cheryl Miller   |   added on Oct 21, 2011    |    Belgium 14:00-16:00 on Wednesday, 23 November, the European chemical industry council, Cefic, will be showcasing the contribution of European women to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth through science, as a part of a 3-day “Tomorrow starts with Chemistry” event in Brussels.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, celebrating women chemists, women in science, women in chemistry, innovation, sustainability, smart growth, inclusive growth Audience: general public, women, decision and policy makers, professional chemists, researchers

From Golf Balls to Solar Energy: How the Chemical Industry is Impacting Everyday Life Jenessa Fernandes   |   added on Apr 14, 2011    |    Canada From solar energy to hydrogen fuels to e-ink, chemistry impacts our everyday lives. In recognition of the International Year of Chemistry, this panel will highlight the benefit of chemistry in shaping our economy and environment.
Topic: conferences, panel discussion, celebrating chemistry Audience: innovation, women, researchers, post graduate students and professors, universities, college students, government

The Future of Women in Chemistry and Science Steve Haase   |   added on Feb 04, 2011 The Future of Women in Chemistry and Science is an hour-long virtual seminar that brings together 60 of today’s leading minds to discuss and define how women can move the field of chemistry forward. It covers topics from work-life balance and gender differences to mentoring young women and fostering executive leadership.
Topic: seminars, chemistry, celebrating chemistry, virtual conference Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, researchers, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, women, graduate students

Mediaplanet Business of Chemistry Publication Sara Quigley   |   added on Jan 20, 2011    |    United States In honor of The Year of Chemistry, Mediaplanet will be publishing an 8-16 page section titled “The Business of Chemistry” to be distributed within the Washington Post newspaper in Washington, DC on March 30th.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, chemistry education Audience: students, professionals, general public, educators, universities, women, school children, school and college students, consumers

Springer Joins Celebration of the IYC 2011 Andrea Wurm   |   added on Oct 22, 2010    |    Germany Springer has planned several activities to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry to communicate about the IYC to a broad audience.
Topic: journals, conferences, celebrating chemistry, demonstrations, website Audience: professional chemists, educators, students, industrial chemists, professors, post graduate students, research scientist, researchers, women chemistry, women