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THE II NATIONAL FASTEST DRAWING BENZENE CONTEST Suggestion David Yafté Díaz-Sánchez | added on Apr 25, 2011 The II National Fastest Drawing Benzene Contest is a competition organized by the national pre-selection of chemistry to identify the most skilful student for drawing benzenes. In this meeting take part the pre-selected to go to the International and Iberoamerican Chemistry Olympiad.
|Topic:||hands-on activities, competition, game, chemistry olympiad, drawing competition||Audience:||national pre-selection of chemistry (mexico), ex-olympics|
Appreciation of IYC activities 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 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 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|
RECOGNITION OF THE CHEMISTRY PROFESSION Suggestion N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara | added on Apr 21, 2011 As highlighted in the IYC 2011 declaration, chemistry and chemical sciences are involved in every aspect of life and in almost every thing that we use. In view of its importance in the national development the profession of Chemistry and the professional chemist should be given due recognition by the Governments.
|Topic:||workshops, conferences||Audience:||general public, scientists, professional chemists, researchers, decision makers|