International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Water Quality: How Clean is Clean? Deepak Gupta   |   added on May 19, 2011    |    United Kingdom An opportunity to hear from and meet decision makers from government, the regulator and industry alongside researchers at Brunel University engaged in understanding the significance of chemicals in water.
Topic: networking, workshops, conferences, water, pharmaceuticals, hazardous chemicals Audience: industrial chemists, decision makers, research scientists, universities, professional chemists, senior managers

Wrexham Science Festival Katie Dutton   |   added on May 13, 2011    |    United Kingdom The Wrexham Science Festival returns in July, and will include a whole host of talks, workshops and demonstrations to get you thinking about science. Events will be based around four themes – Earth and the Universe, Animal World, Human Mind & Body, and Bright Sparks
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations, science fair Audience: students, general public, universities, secondary school students, tertiary education, secondary schools, school children, high schools, graduate students, secondary schools students, research scientists, teachers

Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry Meeting (MASC-11) Tony James   |   added on Apr 20, 2011    |    United Kingdom We are pleased to announce that the RSC Supramolecular and Macrocycles Meeting will take place at Bath during the 19th and 20th of December.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking, seminars, sustainable and green chemistry, competition, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions

Essay on History of Chemistry at NIMR Frank Norman   |   added on Apr 19, 2011    |    United Kingdom An essay outlining the history of chemistry in biomedical research at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research, from 1914 to present.
Topic: history of chemistry Audience:

Science@LGC - demonstrating how chemistry benefits everyone Louise Dean   |   added on Apr 18, 2011    |    United Kingdom Short-bite sized articles highlighting how chemistry, and in particular chemical measurement, impacts on our everyday lives. We will discuss some of our latest research and demonstrate how we apply our research to ensure 'Science for a safer world'.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, analytical chemistry Audience: students, general public, educators, research scientists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, educational institutions, secondary school students, secondary schools, secondary schools students