International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Visualizing and Understanding the Science of Climate Change Peter Mahaffy   |   added on Feb 28, 2011    |    International Understanding and responding to global climate changes is one of the defining challenges of the 21st century. Barraged by contradictory messages many don’t have the right tools to see and understand the complex connections between human activity and our changing climate.
Topic: chemistry education, website, climate change Audience: students, general public, educators, graduate students

IYC 2011 HK Opening Ceremony Tony Chim   |   added on Feb 26, 2011    |    Hong Kong To formally officiate the launch of IYC 2011–Hong Kong, we will hold a opening ceremony and reception on Saturday 26th February 2011 at 5:30pm in the Purple Zone outside Lecture Theatre LT-18 at City University of Hong Kong.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, website Audience: professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, educational institutions, tertiary education, graduate students, universities

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

Sustaining the Blue Planet: Global Water Education Conference Morgan Perlson   |   added on Feb 18, 2011    |    United States The goal of the conference is to increase the knowledge and capacity of conference participants to effectively reach children and youth through education that leads to action in schools, communities and corporations.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, networking, seminars, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, publications, website Audience: students, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, educational institutions, decision makers, secondary schools, high schools

International Year of Chemistry 2011 Francesca Furlan   |   added on Feb 10, 2011    |    Belgium Our activity is a website page promoting the International Year of Chemistry 2011 through a description of the initiative and its aims, including the list of events with a special focus on Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) National Association Federations and Affiliated Associations activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, conferences, seminars, educational materials, workshops, website Audience: professors, general public, industrial, industrail chemists, reaserach scientists, decision makers