International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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The American Chemical Society's IYC 2011 website Liezl Perez   |   added on Sep 20, 2010    |    United States As part of the IYC-2011 initiative, the American Chemical Society has sponsored a website to promote chemistry to the general public and assist interested users in finding and sponsoring outreach activities in 2011. This website is a single-source portal containing the ACS' contribution to this truly global celebration.
Topic: planners, materials, resources, website Audience: educators, general public, universities, teachers, school children, women chemists, educational institutions, high schools, graduate students, secondary school students

Challenges for Materials Chemistry in the 21st Century Leonard Interrante   |   added on Sep 15, 2010    |    Puerto Rico The American Chemical Society sponsors a symposium for the 2011 IUPAC World Congress on the topic of materials chemistry.
Topic: materials chemistry, symposium Audience: research scientists, educators, industrial chemists, graduate students

The Sixth Jordanian International Conference of Chemistry Sultan Abu-Orabi   |   added on Sep 15, 2010    |    Jordan Chemistry conference covering all aspects of chemistry
Topic: Audience: professional chemists, educators, industrial chemists, graduate students, women chemists, post graduate students

Books, journal articles, and web resources in celebration of chemistry Ellen Nichols   |   added on Sep 14, 2010    |    International Through commemorative books (including Letters to a Young Chemist and European Women in Chemistry), journals, and online content, John Wiley and Sons celebrates and supports the past, the future, and the people of chemistry, from students to professionals.
Topic: women in chemistry, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry, chemistry in space, pharmaceutical chemistry, web resources, publications Audience: professional chemists, students, educators, general public, teachers, graduate students

Global Stamp Competition: Chemistry as a Cultural Enterprise Lida Schoen   |   added on Sep 13, 2010    |    Netherlands The Global Stamp Competition (IUPAC's CCE, Christiane Reiners and Lida Schoen) was launched at the opening ceremony of IYC 2011 in Paris on January 27-28, 2011. The competition was open to students all over the world in 3 age categories (12-14, 15-18 and undergraduates / teacher students from all subjects (not only chemistry!)
Topic: chemistry, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, competition, muti disciplinary Audience: students, educators, industrial chemists, tertiary education, teachers, secondary schools, high schools, secondary school students, educational institutions