International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Elemental Mass Spectrometry in Health and Environmental Sciences Suresh Kumar Aggarwal   |   added on Feb 20, 2011    |    India The Discussion Meet would cover the role of different advanced mass spectrometric techniques like accelerator based mass spectrometry (AMS) for high sensitivity determination of very small isotope ratios and also applications of ICP-MS, SIMS, GDMS, SIRMS, TIMS etc. for human health like Osteoporosis, IDA etc.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, educational materials, publications, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, decision makers, women chemists

Electrochemistry and its Applications Suresh Kumar Aggarwal   |   added on Feb 20, 2011    |    India The Discussion Meet will cover the role of electrochemistry and its applications for the benefit of mankind for biosensors, electricity production by hydrogen and nuclear, environmnetal pollutants analysis by solid electrodes and modified electrodes etc.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, analytical chemistry, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, research scientists

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

Maria Chiara Montani, A brief history of chemistry Martha Fabbri   |   added on Feb 11, 2011    |    Italy This is a popular science book published by Sironi Editore in the series Galápagos. After a background in chemistry, the author Maria Chiara Montani was trained as a science communicator at the School in Science communication, Sissa-Isas, Trieste. She is currently working in school books publishing sector.
Topic: publications, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers

Dynamics of Complex Fluids Conference Maria Bercea   |   added on Feb 10, 2011    |    Romania All interested are invited to present and to discuss current results in the field of complex fluids, on May 5-7, 2011 – Iasi, Romania. Please submit your paper until February 28, 2011, to The aim of this conference is to get-together specialists interested in Flow and Design of Complex Fluids.
Topic: rheology, complex fluids, publications, chemistry, conferences, networking, celebrating chemistry Audience: research scientists, professional chemists, professors, students, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students