International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The Nanotechnology Revolution: Visions of the Future Jean-Michel Armengol   |   added on Nov 18, 2011    |    Andorra The famous phrase 'There is plenty of room at the bottom' end of the lecture by Professor Feynman in 1959, scientific interest focused on the ability to manipulate things at very small scale: the nanoscale. Nanotechnology encompasses a wide range of scientific disciplines and industrial activities.
Topic: conferences, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, students, professional chemists

Chemistry – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Meliha Zejnilagic-Hajric   |   added on Nov 17, 2011    |    Bosnia And Herzegovina Faculty of Science Sarajevo, as the oldest high education institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina where chemistry is taught and future Chemistry Science teachers are trained, we are planning to organize for this particular occasion a symposium open for international participants.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, networking, workshops, publications Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists

Akita Environmental Remediation Consortium:One Day Chemical Experiment for Primary Students Masataka Ogasawara   |   added on Nov 17, 2011    |    Japan This event is one-day school for the primary student about stone, rock, leaf soil, etc. Some chemical analyses show that such materials have various functions and character.
Topic: chemistry education Audience: school children

Astrochemistry Lecture Yukiko Takegawa   |   added on Nov 17, 2011    |    Japan The chemistry and astrochemistry are quite different region of researches. However, those region researches came to be able to unite now, and to approach the truth of space.
Topic: seminars Audience: general public, students

New Virtual Issue on Vehicle Emissions Control Sara Coles   |   added on Nov 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom Developments in the technology and legislation of pollution control from vehicle exhausts are covered in a series of articles and reviews. The Virtual Issue PDF is available to download free of charge.
Topic: chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists