International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry of Wine Elmer Ledesma   |   added on Apr 01, 2011    |    United States The talk will include an overview of wine and wine making and more detailed descriptions of the chemical composition of grapes and wine, laboratory methods for analysis of grapes and wines, sensory and organoleptic methods used for wine, the role of tannin and other phenolic compounds in wine, and some potential health aspects
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, tertiary education

Translating Food Chemistry to Health Benefits Kamila Klimaszewska   |   added on Mar 31, 2011    |    Poland Euro Food Chem XVI -- 6-8 July 2011, Gdańsk, Poland -- will try to demonstrate how food chemistry combined with modern biotech methods can improve our understanding of food in relation to health. There are also planned special lectures – tribute to Year of Chemistry.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, post graduate students, educational institutions

Catalan Society of Chemistry new blog for IYC Romà Tauler   |   added on Mar 28, 2011    |    Spain The Catalan Society of Chemistry, with the support of the Science and Technology Section of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans, wants to share with the scientific community the web site http://blocs.iec.cat/aiq2011/.
Topic: conferences, publications, educational materials, blog, website Audience: universities, educational institutions, research scientists, professional chemists

The Nanoscience of Bone: Where does Chemistry fit in? Ruth Meaney   |   added on Mar 28, 2011    |    Australia “The Nanoscience of Bone: Where does Chemistry fit in?” The RACI Qld O'Donnell School Lecture Series is open to students in Grade 11 and 12 studying chemistry / science, and students in Junior Secondary interested in studying chemistry / science to Grade 12 are also eligible to attend.
Topic: chemistry education, seminars, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, educators, universities, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Crystal Growing Competition Ruth Meaney   |   added on Mar 28, 2011    |    Australia The RACI Qld Crystal Growing Competition is an opportunity for students to take part in a scientific competition. The process is simple, and designed to encourage students to develop an interest in Chemistry from a young age.
Topic: chemistry education, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, competition Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary schools students