International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Prof. Ada Yonath - Public Lecture at TIFR on Friday 4th February 2011 Arnab Bhattacharya   |   added on Feb 02, 2011    |    India Prof. Ada Yonath, Chemistry NL 2009, speaks on "The amazing ribosome, its tiny enemies and hints about its origin"
Topic: celebrating chemistry, public lecture, nobel prize in chemistry Audience: students, general public, chemists, secondary schools

'Ras'aasvaad Radhika Naik   |   added on Feb 01, 2011    |    India Fortnightly column in the 'Chaturang' supplement of the Marathi daily Loksatta (Maharashtra, India) on Saturdays. It aims to make the laypersons aware of the role Chemistry plays in the various aspects of daily life.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, print media, chemistry outreach Audience: general public, students

Chemistry in the 21st Century - A workshop for college teachers Arnab Bhattacharya   |   added on Feb 01, 2011    |    India One day workshop on Feb 12, 2011 for high school and college teachers covering frontier areas of chemistry today. Lectures by scientists from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and lab visits.
Topic: chemistry education Audience: teachers, high schools, college students, graduate students

IYC@Albert's Cyriac Mathew   |   added on Jan 28, 2011    |    India Celebrating IYC by conducting quiz programs, poster competitions, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, hand-on activites, honouring eminent professors of chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, competition, science fair, art Audience: students, educators, professors, general public, post graduate students, research scientists, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students

Workshop on Chromatographic techniques Damodar Prabhu   |   added on Jan 22, 2011    |    India The Chromatographic Society of India has organised a workshop on Chromatographic Techniques on March 10-12,2011 at G N Khalsa College, Mumbai which will cover theory and experimentation pertaining to GC, HPLC, HPTLC,Hyphenated Techniques and Electrophoresis.
Topic: workshops, hands on activities, educational materials, demonstrations and networking Audience: college teachers, researchers and practising chemists from industry