International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Blogging Famous Chemists from the Smithsonian Institution's Collections Catherine Shteynberg   |   added on Jan 19, 2011    |    United States From January through March 2011, the Smithsonian Institution Archives will be blogging about images of chemists (both famous and relatively unknown) found in our collections, and posting new images of women scientists to the Flickr Commons.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, website, blogs, references Audience: educators, students, general public, women chemists, educational institutions, professional chemists

XXII Croatian Meeting of Chemists and Chemical Engineers Danijel Namjesnik   |   added on Jan 19, 2011    |    Croatia The Meeting will take place in Zagreb, Croatia in February 13-16, 2011. The Conference is organized by the Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers and the Croatian Chemical Society.
Topic: conferences, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, website Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, tertiary education

26th Philippine Chemistry Congress Shalom Rodriguez   |   added on Jan 17, 2011    |    Philippines The 26PCC will celebrate the 2011 IYC with special sessions which aim to highlight the important role that Chemistry plays in our industry, environment and society.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, conferences, chemistry education, seminars, chemistry, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, analytical chemistry, competition, science fair, publications, website, art, biotechnology, references, industrial trade fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, research scientists, teachers, women chemists

Microbes and Molecules Manuel Sánchez   |   added on Jan 16, 2011    |    Spain “Curiosidades de la Microbiología is a blog dedicated to the popularization of Microbiology. My intention to support IYC 2011is to publish comments about peer-reviewed papers on the different aspects of chemistry and its relations with microorganisms as for example biochemistry, biogeochemical cycles, antimicrobial compounds
Topic: educational materials, science fair, website, biotechnology Audience: students, professors, educators, general public, universities

Talking to the media Noha Elnagdi   |   added on Jan 16, 2011    |    Saudi Arabia Spreading the news by talking to the media
Topic: networking, publications, website Audience: general public, educators, universities, tertiary education, decision makers