International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Me Too Drugs: R&D Innovations or Imitations? Tanya Fogg   |   added on Mar 17, 2011    |    United States A “me too” drug is similar in chemical structure or has the same mechanism of action as the protype. According to the 2004 FDA report, only about one-third of the drug license application approvals over the preceding eight years were considered as ‘new’.
Topic: drug development, drug, drug prototype Audience: pharmacist, students, chemists, general public, professors, research scientists

Wine Oxidation - a public talk Cédric Saucier   |   added on Mar 17, 2011    |    Canada Chemistry seminar on Wine oxidation at UBC OKanagan (March 25th, Room UNC 200) by Dr A.L Waterhouse, California, USA.
Topic: wine Audience: students, general public, research scientists

Celebration in Dibrugarh, India Rahul Kar   |   added on Mar 17, 2011    |    India Our activities would include popular talks, science quiz competition, essay writing competition, poster presentation and laboratory visit for school children.
Topic: competition, celebrating chemistry, demonstrations Audience: school and college students, post graduate students, teachers, professors, general public

Spanish Commemorative Coin for the International Year of Chemistry Concepció Roca   |   added on Mar 16, 2011    |    Spain In response to a request from the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry, member of Foro QUÍMICA y SOCIEDAD, the “Real Casa de la Moneda” minted a new collector coin whose legends and motifs are dedicated to the International Year of Chemistry and the centennial of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, art Audience: general public

Science Hideout Chemistry Website Dean Jarois   |   added on Mar 16, 2011    |    United States www.Sciencehideout.net is dedicated to chemical education. It is a family friendly, safe environment to learn about chemistry and watch videos on experiments.
Topic: website, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, demonstrations, publications, art, references Audience: general public, educators, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, tertiary education, secondary school students, high schools, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students