International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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California advances Green Chemistry principles with new Draft Safer Consumer Products Regulations Jim Wasserman   |   added on Oct 31, 2011    |    United States The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) today released informal draft regulations to make safer consumer products widespread in California. The regulations, employing key principles of Green Chemistry, provide more protection against toxic chemicals in products on store shelves.
Topic: safer products, alternatives analysis, toxic materials, chemistry, product lifecycle, product innovation, product design Audience: general public, chemists, scientists, manufacturers, students, decision makers, environmentalists, consumer product developers, consumers

RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE at Geffen Playhouse Geffen Playhouse   |   added on Sep 27, 2011    |    United States Coinciding with the International Year of Chemistry and the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie‚Äôs Nobel Prize in chemistry, the Geffen Playhouse is producing the world premiere of RADIANCE: THE PASSION OF MARIE CURIE, written by acclaimed actor, writer and science enthusiast Alan Alda.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, celebrating women chemists, celebrating history of science, nobel prize in chemistry, entertainment, theater, art and science Audience: general public, professional chemists, women chemists, professors, students, historians, scientists

Young Scientists Essay Contest - Responsible Science Piers Millett   |   added on Sep 20, 2011    |    Switzerland Write an 800 word original essay by 1 November on responsible conduct in the lofe sciences, the importance of safety and security as well as the role for internaitonal collaboration. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Win a trip to Geneva to present your work at the BWC Seventh Review Conference and a glass microbe!
Topic: biotechnology, essay, contest, life science, convergence, safety, security, weapons Audience: students, scientists, graduate students

Virtual Career Fair Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States What are the growth areas in chemistry? How will innovation in chemistry create jobs? Whether you are in industry or academe or just want to know what direction the chemical industry is heading, we've got you covered! Our keynote speaker, George Whitesides along with other experts will discuss employment outlook for chemists.
Topic: employment outlook, innovation, growth areas in chemistry, chemical industry, job growth, immigration, industrial jobs, academic jobs, acs, american chemical society Audience: students, chemists, scientists, general public, professors, educators, teachers, educational institutions, small business, entrepreneurs. recruiters

Small is Beautiful: Everyday Applications and Advances in Nanochemistry Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States Advances in nanochemistry will continue to create applications that may someday impact global economics and stir debate about environmental and health concerns. Join Dr. Paul Weiss, editor of ACS Nano and Director of California NanoSystems Institute, as he takes us on a journey to discover the role of these tiny materials in
Topic: chemistry, nanotechnology, research Audience: nanochemists, chemists, scientists, professors, students, graduate students, education, teachers