International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Australian National Chemical Analysis Competition Ruth Meaney   |   added on Mar 02, 2011    |    Australia The competition encourages students who enjoy Chemistry - especially practical Chemistry. Entrants compete in teams of three. Each team member performs a simple acid-base titration. A NaOH solution is standardised against standard HCl. An "unknown" acetic acid solution is then titrated with the NaOH solution.
Topic: chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, competition, analytical chemistry Audience: students, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Women in Chemistry celebrate 'International Women's Day' Amanda Lee   |   added on Feb 23, 2011    |    Australia An afternoon networking event in Melbourne, Australia, on Tuesday 8 March 2011 to celebrate the role of women in the chemical sciences; commemorating the 100-year anniversary of Marie Curie's Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Topic: networking, celebrating chemistry Audience: professional chemists, professors, industrial chemists, research scientists, post graduate students, women chemists, teachers

Coal Seam Gas Ruth Meaney   |   added on Feb 22, 2011    |    Australia Hear the Lead Chemist with Origin Energy, Oskar Jarvie, speak on Coal Seam Gas. As one of the New and Emerging Energy Technologies in Queensland, Australia, it is attracting interest with chemists, engineers and the general public, in particular the impact of these new technologies on local communities and their surroundings.
Topic: seminars Audience: general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, professional chemists

Networking Breakfast - Adelaide, South Australia Tatiana Anesbury   |   added on Jan 11, 2011    |    Australia This event celebrates the contribution of Women to Chemistry bringing people together worldwide for a breakfast meeting as a pre-launch event for the IYC 2011
Topic: networking, celebrating chemistry Audience: women chemists, industrial chemists, teachers, research scientists, professional chemists, educators, professors

University of Sydney 2011 O-Week Chemistry Show Yue Wu   |   added on Jan 11, 2011    |    Australia The School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney presents a chemistry based extravaganza! This event is open to all and held during the University's orientation week for incoming undergraduate students.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, demonstrations Audience: orientation, o-week, university of sydney, chemistry show, undergraduate students