International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Cultural IYC2011 Event: Sinhala and Tamil New Year Celebration N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Feb 23, 2011    |    Sri Lanka This cultural celebration will be held at the Folk Art Centre (Janakala Kendraya) at Pelawatte, Battaramulla, on 3rd April 2011 from 9:00am to 8:00pm. The entire programme will be especially focused on the cultural values and harmony among communities. Demonstration of chemistry of traditional foods is one of the activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations, competition Audience: professional chemists, students

CHEMEX 2011 Trade Fair and Exhibition N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Feb 23, 2011    |    Sri Lanka The Trade Fair and Exhibition was held on 27-30 February 2011 at the Bandaranaike International Memorial Conference Hall, Colombo. IYC 2011 and the CHEMEX 2011 were ceremonially inaugurated by Hon. Prof. Tissa Vitharana Sr. Minister of Scientific Affairs on 27th February 2011.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, demonstrations, competition, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, secondary schools students

Science & Innovation 2011 Adam Wiltshire   |   added on Feb 23, 2011    |    United Kingdom Science & Innovation 2011 is the essential event for professionals and practitioners involved with maintaining the UK’s position at the forefront of technological research and development. Attendance at this established conference will help you understand how the government plans to encourage the uptake of STEM subjects.
Topic: conferences, networking, seminars, educational materials, biotechnology, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: universities, professional chemists, students, public sector, decision makers, educational institutions, professors, research scientists

Women in Chemistry celebrate 'International Women's Day' Amanda Lee   |   added on Feb 23, 2011    |    Australia An afternoon networking event in Melbourne, Australia, on Tuesday 8 March 2011 to celebrate the role of women in the chemical sciences; commemorating the 100-year anniversary of Marie Curie's Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Topic: networking, celebrating chemistry Audience: professional chemists, professors, industrial chemists, research scientists, post graduate students, women chemists, teachers

Coal Seam Gas Ruth Meaney   |   added on Feb 22, 2011    |    Australia Hear the Lead Chemist with Origin Energy, Oskar Jarvie, speak on Coal Seam Gas. As one of the New and Emerging Energy Technologies in Queensland, Australia, it is attracting interest with chemists, engineers and the general public, in particular the impact of these new technologies on local communities and their surroundings.
Topic: seminars Audience: general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, professional chemists