International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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UNESCO Contest of Writings Works and Drawings of the World Science Day for Peace and Development Fernanda Velloso   |   added on Mar 16, 2011    |    Brazil Target to high school students, the competition has two categories: Drawings and Writings Works. This initiative is promoted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with institutions in the areas of education and science.
Topic: contest, drawings, education, competition, art, texts, publications, chemistry, brazil Audience: students, professors, educators, secondary schools

Biological Chemistry workshop: Protein Folding, Misfolding and Design Eduardo Barzana   |   added on Mar 16, 2011    |    Mexico The main objectives of this workshop are: to generate a forum for a multidisciplinary discussion on protein folding, misfolding and design; to use this forum to introduce graduate students and young researchers to these research topics; to promote the interactions between senior and young researchers.
Topic: workshops, chemistry education, networking Audience: students, professors, research scientists, universities

We love Chemistry! Aylin Kirişçi   |   added on Mar 15, 2011    |    Turkey We want to show everybody that "chemistry" is a joy. We will make everybody in our school and district aware of the strength that chemistry has by presenting enjoyable experiments and workshops. We'll create a school board with the documents we've prepared. Besides, we'll share every activities on our school web site.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, school children

Workshop: Chemistry and Intellectual Property - catalysing innovation Natasa Doslik   |   added on Mar 15, 2011    |    Belgium The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry.
Topic: workshops, chemistry, intellectual property, inventions, patents, technology transfer Audience: professionals, researchers in universities and research centres, professors, students, representatives from industry and other relevant entities, primarily those involved in chemistry

7th Annual Plastic Magic Show Thomas Twardowski   |   added on Mar 14, 2011    |    United States 9 April 2011, 11 AM - 4 PM, at the North Light Community Center in Philadelphia, PA. Explore plastics in an entirely new way! Learn about the uses of plastics... Hear about how plastics work with our environment... Make interesting plastics... Investigate plastic behavior!
Topic: polymer chemistry Audience: students, general public, educators, universities, teachers, secondary schools, high schools