International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Peter Joyce as Galileo & Newton Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Feb 01, 2011    |    United Kingdom Peter Joyce, professionally trained actor, will be performing his inimitable one man shows portraying the lives of Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton for students from The Denes High School and several local feeder schools in Lowestoft
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, industrial chemists, universities, school children, graduate students, secondary schools students, tertiary education, post graduate students, teachers, educational institutions, educators

SCI BioResources Young Researchers 2011 South Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Feb 01, 2011    |    United Kingdom This one day event will bring together young researchers working in the broad areas of science required for innovations to increase the yield, quality and sustainability of agricultural systems. Those working downstream in food, energy or materials are also welcome with a view to generate a broad network of young talent in th
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, conferences, seminars, educational materials Audience: students, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, universities, educators, professional chemists

Enzymatic Processing and Modification - Current and Future Trends Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Feb 01, 2011    |    United Kingdom The use of enzymes to modify edible oils has grown in the last twenty-five years from being an alternative to the chemical method of degumming oils such as soyabean oil to becoming a highly versatile process, used for a variety of structure-modifying processes
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, professors, general public, industrial chemists, universities, research scientists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education

Biofortified and Functional Food: A Healthy Future? Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Feb 01, 2011    |    United Kingdom To explore progress with approaches to the biofortification of crops and the development of functional foods (nutraceuticals) for nutrition, health and well-being by the application of plant science and agronomy. What are the opportunities and issues for further research investment and for the downstream food industry?
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking, educational materials, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, professors, general public, industrial chemists, universities, women chemists, research scientists, tertiary education, decision makers

The Life and Work of Faraday Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Feb 01, 2011    |    United Kingdom The topic chosen for the first SCI Retired Members’ Lunch and Lecture will interest not only scientists, but their friends and partners.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, conferences, educational materials Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, professors, general public, industrial chemists, universities, tertiary education, educational institutions, teachers, post graduate students, research scientists