International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Malta V Conference: Science diplomacy in the Middle East - A Bridge to Peace Rovani Sigamoney   |   added on Nov 16, 2011    |    France The Malta V Conference, the fifth in the series “Frontiers of Chemical Sciences: Research and Education in the Middle East”, will be held at UNESCO Headquarters with a focus on the objectives of IYC. This conference features presentations from five (5) Nobel Laureates, 4 of whom are Chemistry Nobel Laureates.
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Woodchem 2011 Charline Masson   |   added on Sep 22, 2011    |    France Within the framework of its objectives, the french fibers innovative cluster organizes an international scientific conference, called Woodchem (wood chemistry) which provides an excellent opportunity for discussion and exchange of knowledge between scientists, engineers, industrials and other specialists having an interest in
Topic: conferences, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, decision makers

Invisible et Insaisissable // Invisible and Elusive Niki Baccile   |   added on Sep 20, 2011    |    France The exhibition "Invisible and Elusive" takes place within the framework of the International Year of Chemistry and is the accomplishment of the OpenLab Project, to which four CNRS (French National Research Council) research laboratories participated. The OpenLab Project consists of a 6-month collaboration between six major in
Topic: Audience: nanosciences, art, contemporary art, nanotechnology, chemistry, creation, artistic, centre des arts, cnrs, nanosciences ile-de-france, science society, society, exhibition, paris

“Chemistry, Sciences, Culture and Society in the making of Europe” David Coates   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    France An international conference exploring the impacts and relevance of chemistry on both the past and modern European society.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, demonstrations, sustainable and green chemistry, website, biotechnology, art, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, teachers, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions

Meeting Ada Yonath Laure Cassus   |   added on May 20, 2011    |    France Lecture by Ada Yonath, Nobel Prize in 2009 for her work on the ribosome.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences Audience: educational institutions, professional chemists, general public, students, research scientists