International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Undergraduate Analysis Competition Suggestion Suggestion Dhruv Joshi   |   added on Apr 30, 2011 Students would be given a sample with an unknown mixture of compounds, and they have to identify as many as they can, using all means at their disposal at their universities, before a deadline.
Topic: analysis, international, hands-on activities, competition Audience: undergraduate students, universities

Appreciation of IYC activities Suggestion Suggestion Jayasekara Athtanaike   |   added on Apr 21, 2011 Many countries are actively participating in IYC activities. I propose to select three countries who perform best and offer first, second and third place awards to them.
Topic: competition Audience: general public, teachers, scientists, school children, educators, professional chemists, primary schools, iyc enthusiasts, international, researchers, global

Award for the Best Performing Country / National Secretariat Suggestion Suggestion N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Apr 21, 2011 I suggest presenting a suitable Award for the best performing IYC 2011 National Secretariat. The fund can be used for advancement of Chemistry in the particular country.
Topic: competition Audience: international, global, professional chemists., decision makers, scientists

Request for Donations Suggestion Suggestion N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Apr 21, 2011 Sri Lanka has made a considerable progress in the implementation of IYC 2011 activities. A request is made for assistance from the donors, to continue the rest of the activities.
Topic: hands-on activities, engaging the youth, workshops, conferences, seminars, competition, exhibition Audience: professional chemists, international, global, decision makers, regional, educators, scientists

JORTEC-2011 Days of Technology, MIEQB Suggestion Suggestion Gabriella Caldeira   |   added on Apr 19, 2011 JORTEC 2011 - Days of Technology, MIEQB Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Topic: conferences, presentations, engaging the youth Audience: general public, students, teachers, educators, professional chemists, international, researchers, global, post graduate students