International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Erudite Escapade - Science and Art Exhibition Bhagyabati Nayak   |   added on Dec 14, 2011    |    India A two day Science and Art exhibition “ERUDITE ESCAPADE” (an exciting journey to acquire knowledge) was held on 10.12.11 and 12.12.11 as a part of IYC celebration.
Topic: science fair, chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: students, general public, professors, teachers, educators, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students, high schools

Scientist talk event "Nobel prize of chemistry 2011 This is quasi-crystal" Moeko Tabata   |   added on Dec 11, 2011    |    Japan We will have a chemist studying about quasi-crystal, Prof.An-Pang Tsai, at the scientist talk event on 23th Dec. Let's learn about quasi-crystal, and learn what is "order" through the structure of quasi-crystal.
Topic: seminars, chemistry, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, students, secondary school students, high schools, secondary schools students

New Virtual Issue on Vehicle Emissions Control Sara Coles   |   added on Nov 16, 2011    |    United Kingdom Developments in the technology and legislation of pollution control from vehicle exhausts are covered in a series of articles and reviews. The Virtual Issue PDF is available to download free of charge.
Topic: chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists

California advances Green Chemistry principles with new Draft Safer Consumer Products Regulations Jim Wasserman   |   added on Oct 31, 2011    |    United States The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) today released informal draft regulations to make safer consumer products widespread in California. The regulations, employing key principles of Green Chemistry, provide more protection against toxic chemicals in products on store shelves.
Topic: safer products, alternatives analysis, toxic materials, chemistry, product lifecycle, product innovation, product design Audience: general public, chemists, scientists, manufacturers, students, decision makers, environmentalists, consumer product developers, consumers

Can you find Chemistry in your Life? Fernando Jimenez   |   added on Oct 26, 2011    |    Spain Photo Contest online for Secondary and Hig school students in Spain
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, competition, website Audience: chemistry, students, education, highschool students, secondary schools