International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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New Perspectives in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Cognition Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Feb 01, 2011    |    United Kingdom This conference covers recent advances in the discovery and development of new drugs for the treatment of chronic neurodegenerative disease.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, seminars, networking, educational materials Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, professors, general public, industrial chemists, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education

ChemistryViews IYC Video Contest Vera Koester   |   added on Jan 31, 2011    |    Germany You are invited to submit a 3 min video on Chemistry in Everyday Life
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry, competition, website, biotechnology Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, general public, professors, industrial chemists, universities, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, school children, high schools, graduate students, secondary schools students

Philip Ball 'Unnatural: The Heretical idea of Making People' Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jan 26, 2011    |    United Kingdom This question has been asked for many centuries, and has produced recipes ranging from the homunculus of the medieval alchemists and the clay golem of Jewish legend to Frankenstein’s monster and the mass-produced test-tube babies in Brave New World
Topic: networking, educational materials, analytical chemistry, publications, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, professors, general public, industrial chemists, universities, tertiary education, women chemists, research scientists

UPLB ChemQuiz 2011 Rowell Abogado   |   added on Jan 25, 2011    |    Philippines A tertiary-level, free quiz contest open to all students of the University of the Philippines - Los Banos who have genuine interest in Chemistry, with the theme: "Green Chemistry: Promoting an Eco-Friendly Chemical Industry."
Topic: chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, quiz contest, chemical industry Audience: students, general public, industrial chemists, teachers, universities, educational institutions, tertiary education

Images from the Dawn of Science - Observing the Origins of Modern Microscopy Jacqui Colgate   |   added on Jan 24, 2011    |    United Kingdom Standard accounts have perpetuated the belief that single-lensed microscopes can generate only indistinct and chromatic images. Numerous attempts to reprise those pioneering experiments have recently been made by several technical groups, and their results have served to perpetuate this belief.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, women chemists, educational institutions, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, secondary schools students, graduate students