International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Books, journal articles, and web resources in celebration of chemistry Ellen Nichols   |   added on Sep 14, 2010    |    International Through commemorative books (including Letters to a Young Chemist and European Women in Chemistry), journals, and online content, John Wiley and Sons celebrates and supports the past, the future, and the people of chemistry, from students to professionals.
Topic: women in chemistry, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry, chemistry in space, pharmaceutical chemistry, web resources, publications Audience: professional chemists, students, educators, general public, teachers, graduate students

Global Stamp Competition: Chemistry as a Cultural Enterprise Lida Schoen   |   added on Sep 13, 2010    |    Netherlands The Global Stamp Competition (IUPAC's CCE, Christiane Reiners and Lida Schoen) was launched at the opening ceremony of IYC 2011 in Paris on January 27-28, 2011. The competition is open to students all over the world in 3 age categories (12-14, 15-18 and undergraduates / teacher students from all subjects (not only chemistry!)
Topic: chemistry, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, competition, muti disciplinary Audience: students, educators, industrial chemists, tertiary education, teachers, secondary schools, high schools, secondary school students, educational institutions

Chemistry: History, Philosophy and Education Alexander Martínez   |   added on Aug 28, 2010    |    Colombia International seminar about the historical and epistemological problems of chemistry and the relationships with chemical education, diffusion and communication. October 24 & 25, Bogotá D.C. (Colombia)
Topic: conferences, chemistry, workshops, chemistry education, educational materials, courses Audience: professional chemists, students, educators, post graduate students, professors, universities, teachers, educational institutions

Elemental Matters: Artists Imagine Chemistry Shelley Geehr   |   added on Aug 26, 2010    |    United States Elemental Matters: Artists Imagine Chemistry, an exhibition in the Hach Gallery at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, features seven contemporary artists whose artwork responds to the elements, the seminal building blocks of all matter.
Topic: art, celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, professional chemists, students, educators

CHEMEX - 2011 Exhibtion and Trade Fair Wonders in Chemistry in Sri Lanka N.M. Sanjaya Hettigedara   |   added on Aug 22, 2010    |    Sri Lanka National Exhibition on Chemistry is unique opportunity to promote innovative anf quality products to the general public @ BMICH, COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, 27-30th January 2011 organized by the National Sceretariat (Sri Lanka) IYC 2011.
Topic: conferences, seminars, celebrating chemistry, science fair, industrial trade fair Audience: educational institutions, general public, secondary schools, tertiary education, universities, school children, professional chemists, educators, industrial chemists, decision makers, teachers, women chemists