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Are Women Still Underrepresented in Science?
Ingrid Montes | added on Sep 15, 2010 | Puerto Rico
The American Chemical Society sponsors a symposia for the 2011 IUPAC World Congress on the topic of the representation of women in science.
ChemComm Highlights in Chemistry
Joanne Thomson | added on Sep 15, 2010 | United Kingdom
Throughout 2011, ChemComm will be publishing a series of 'Highlights in Chemistry'. These short, review-style articles, written by leading researchers, will highlight the most significant chemical advances since the millennium, stressing their importance to the chemists of today and the future.
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.
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!)
IYC Chemistry award
Siobhan Murphy | added on Sep 12, 2010 | Ireland
PharmaChemical Ireland will sponsor an IYC Chemistry Award at SciFest, this is a is a local one-day science fair held in third level colleges and open to all second level students. A SciFest fair includes a competition and exhibition of projects, a selection of science talks, science demonstrations in the college laboratories