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

Impossible2possible - Expedition Bolivia - La Ruta de Sal Ewan Affleck   |   added on Feb 22, 2011    |    Canada In May 2011 impossible2possible (i2P) will mount an expedition the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world, high in the Bolivian Andes. In honor of the International Year of Chemistry, i2P will take the principles of chemistry out of the classroom and into the remarkable environment of the Salar.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials Audience: students, general public, educators, high schools, school children, secondary schools, secondary school students

Family Science Saturday Kayla Bober   |   added on Feb 22, 2011    |    United States Family Science Saturday is a community outreach event hosted at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. It is a veritable expo of outreach, with demonstrations and hands-on activities designed to educate and amaze children and parents alike.
Topic: sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, educational materials Audience: professors, school children, students, general public, educators, universities, high schools, secondary schools students