International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Cape Cod Science Cafe Quarter 2 IYC Celebration Jennifer Maclachlan   |   added on Feb 15, 2011    |    United States Alternative energy and sustainability projects local to the New England region will be detailed.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, high schools, graduate students

Popularisation of Green Chemistry Damodar Prabhu   |   added on Feb 15, 2011    |    India The National Seminar on Popularisation of Green Chemistry will be held on February ,19, 2011 at Sri Chaitanya College, Vijayawada, AP, India.for the benefit of teachers, researchers and educators in Green Chemistry.
Topic: seminars, educational materials, publication, book, networking, demonstrations Audience: teachers, researchers, educators, science policy makers

Chemistry with a sense of women Grupo MEQ   |   added on Feb 12, 2011    |    Colombia The event consists of a poster exhibition about contributions of prominent women in chemistry. The exhibition is itinerant by different educational institutions of the city.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, educators, professors, general public, women chemists, tertiary education, secondary school students, graduate students

Maria Chiara Montani, A brief history of chemistry Martha Fabbri   |   added on Feb 11, 2011    |    Italy This is a popular science book published by Sironi Editore in the series Gal├ípagos. After a background in chemistry, the author Maria Chiara Montani was trained as a science communicator at the School in Science communication, Sissa-Isas, Trieste. She is currently working in school books publishing sector.
Topic: publications, chemistry education Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers

KKP-Day Lecture Forum: After 100 Years of Chemistry, Quo Vadis? Leon Payawan   |   added on Feb 11, 2011    |    Philippines The annual KKP day forum features the lecture "100 Years of Chemistry, Quo Vadis?" by the University of the Philippines President Alfredo Pascual, and other lectures on the role of chemistry in life science, photovoltaics, international protocol, and workshop sessions on Chemometrics and chemical structure Origami.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, workshops Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers