International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Semana de la química/ Chemistry's week at UAM Iztapalapa Armin Hernandez-gordillo   |   added on Mar 22, 2011    |    Mexico The chemistry's week at UAM Iztapalapa will include conferences on research topics relevant to the region and especially on research realized in UAM Iztapalapa.
Topic: conferences, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, high schools

IYC & the Glasgow Insight into Science and Technology Craig Mcinnes   |   added on Mar 21, 2011    |    United Kingdom Publicize The International Year of Chemistry through a short science communication article published on the GIST's website (www.the-gist.org), and other forums.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, publications, website Audience: students, professional chemists, general public

Chemistry - The key to Nigeria’s prosperity Yilkur nandul Lohdip   |   added on Mar 19, 2011    |    Nigeria Round-table discussion on the following topics: Petroleum industry and local content, Fertilizer industry and agriculture, Solid mineral processing, Natural products utilization
Topic: seminars, workshops Audience: professional chemists, industrial chemists, women chemists, general public, secondary school students, research scientists

Cheers! The Chemistry of Wine Tanya Fogg   |   added on Mar 17, 2011    |    United States The French say, “The truth is in the wine.” It is also said that a meal without wine is like a day without sunshine. Recent studies suggest that moderate wine consumption is beneficial to health.
Topic: acs webinar, chemistry, chemistry of wine, wine Audience: students, food enthusiasts, general public, wine enthusiasts

Is Being an Entrepreneur/Innovator Your Cup of Tea? Tanya Fogg   |   added on Mar 17, 2011    |    United States How many revolutionary innovations began with that simple thought, “I wonder if…”. Have you had an idea, but weren’t sure if it would fly? It takes science, business, and stamina to take on the high-risk but high-reward challenge of being an entreprenuer.
Topic: innovator, entrepreneur, start-up, inventor, acs webinars Audience: professional chemists, entrepreneurship, innovator, research scientist, general public