International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Honoring Marie Curie Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States Susan Quinn, an award-winning writer of nonfiction books and articles highlights the 100th anniversary of Marie Curie (née Sklodowska, 1867–1934) receiving the Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering radium and polonium, the latter named after her native Poland.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, publications, art, references Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, research scientists, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, secondary schools students

Science: a Romantic Voayge Sheehan Misko   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    United States Award-winning author and biographer Richard Holmes will explore the shared common aims and ambitions of the artist and the scientist to create the humanistic science that enriches our being.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, chemistry education, publications, art Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, research scientists, women chemists, decision makers, educational institutions, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, graduate students, secondary schools students

Towards Global Artificial Photosynthesis: Energy, Nanochemistry and Governance Thomas Faunce   |   added on Mar 10, 2011    |    Australia First International Conference dedicated to creating a Global Artificial Photosynthesis Project. Conference at Lord Howe Island (UNESCO World Heritage Listed) August 14-18 2011. conference website: http://law.anu.edu.au/coast/tgap/conf.htm
Topic: conferences, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students

"Innovation in Companies, Education and Society" - Inaugural Class (Aula Magna) Dulce Silva   |   added on Mar 09, 2011    |    Brazil Celebration for the 50th. Anniversary of Institute of Chemistry at Sao Paulo State University as part of the IYC activities in Brazil.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, universities, teachers, post graduate students, educational institutions

Young Chemist Award Frances Sutherland   |   added on Mar 08, 2011    |    Canada Awarded at the Edmonton Regional Science Fair to participants presenting projects in chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, school children