Global Stamp Competition: Chemistry as a Cultural EnterpriseActivity by Lida Schoen | added on Sep 13, 2010 | Netherlands
Sponsor(s): IUPAC, Jeff Howson with MTN (Making the News Network), FlashMeeting, GSK and partners FACS, IKM, ACS, EC2E2N.
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!)
Winners and runners-up!
Vasilena Vasileva (14) from Bulgaria
Muzhafar Hassan Ismail (18) from Malaysia
- Stavrou Maria, Spyrou Chrisia, Stylianou Chrysovalento (16) from Cyprus
- Luqman Safwan Che Mohd Fauzi (17) from Malaysia
- Kyle Stratford and Max Willinger from USA
Peter Yuosef M. Rubio from the Philippines
After the deadline (June 15, 2011) we counted the entries: 245 stamps from 18 countries! Have a look on the publication platform to stay updated about appointing the winners by an international jury!
Start of the competition
The competition is launched during the official Opening Ceremony of the UNESCO International Year of Chemistry in Paris, France on January 27-28, 2011. All students can start to submit their contributions now! You will be able to see stamp designs from other students and you have to rate them (peer review).Questions about the competition
The (large) winning stamp designs were on show during the IYC 2011 Closing Ceremony in Brussels, Belgium on December 1, 2011. See pictures!