International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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A Night of Chemistry Carols Collaboration Collaboration Squid Bait   |   added on Nov 10, 2011 Gather friends and family for the season finale of the International Year of Chemistry. Email for songlist
Topic: chemistry education, play, song, holiday, christmas, chemistry Audience: students, general public, secondary schools, teachers, scientists, high schools, school children, tertiary education, global, iyc enthusiasts, primary schools, professional chemists, educators, post graduate students

Communicating Chemistry in Primetime and Online: A Workshop Report Suggestion Suggestion Tina Masciangioli   |   added on Oct 11, 2011 A U.S. National Academies Chemical Sciences Roundtable workshop report that is available online for free throughout the world. It contains useful information and ideas for improving chemistry communication with general and technical audiences.
Topic: chemistry education, workshops, chemistry, publications Audience: professional chemists, prof, educators, teachers, decision makers

Green Chemistry for Cell Penetrating Peptide Synthesis Discussion Discussion James Chou   |   added on Aug 08, 2011 Bioactive peptides are of interest as potential intracellular therapeutics in human disease. Bioactive peptides have high target specificity, low toxicity, and low accumulation in tissues. Using green chemistry technology could modify the amino acids for better cell penetration.
Topic: peptide synthesis, chemistry education, chemistry of nature, chemistry of peptide synthesis Audience: chemistry, peptides, chemical synthesis

One-day Science School for Secondary School Students Collaboration Collaboration Shunsuke Kawahara   |   added on Jul 14, 2011 University students of Toho University will open a one-day science school for secondary school students living around the university.
Topic: chemistry education Audience: secondary school students