International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Spread the IYC cheer on chemistry textbook Ying Zheng   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    Canada As part of the celebration of IYC, the 2011 edition of my custom coursepack for the course "Chemistry for the Life Sciences I" at the University of Lethbrdige will have the IYC logo on its cover. This will help spread the spirit of the celebration of IYC.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials Audience: professors, educators, students, universities

"I see chemistry everywhere" essay contest for high school students in southern Alberta Ying Zheng   |   added on Jul 25, 2011    |    Canada Grades 10 to 12 students in southern Alberta will be encouraged to write a short essay about what they see as chemistry in action in their daily life. This essay contest will be organized by the Chemistry and Biochemistry department at the University of Lethbridge.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, publications, chemistry in daily life Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, teachers, universities, high schools

Can your hair tell you the state of your health? Laura Lucan   |   added on Jul 13, 2011    |    Canada Hair Mineral Analysis is a screening test to measure the levels of up to 60 essential minerals and toxic metals. With correct testing and interpretation, one can construct a comprehensive metabolic profile of the human body.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, networking, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, educators

December 2011 issue of the Canadian Journal of Chemistry dedicated to the IYC Mike Boroczki   |   added on Jul 10, 2011    |    Canada NRC Research Press, Canada's foremost scientific publisher, has dedicated the December 2011 issue of the Canadian Journal of Chemistry to the IYC. The Canadian Journal of Chemistry publishes a wide range of chemistry articles that are of interest to scientists from over 100 countries around the world.
Topic: Audience: professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, teachers

Québec/Ontario Mini-Symposium on Bioorganic and Organic Chemistry Dirk Ortgies   |   added on Jul 08, 2011    |    Canada The 22nd Québec/Ontario Mini-Symposium on Bioorganic and Organic Chemistry is a three day conference consisting of oral- and poster-presentations. It is the premier regional conference in its field of research and provides the possibilities for exchange between graduate students, academic and industrial researchers.
Topic: organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, catalysis, green chemistry, total synthesis, conference, presentations Audience: professors, graduate students, professional chemists, researchers, industrial chemists, universities