International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Role of Chemistry in industrial development in Kenya Leonard Gitu   |   added on Apr 02, 2011    |    Kenya Seminar/ Workshop
Topic: celebrating chemistry, seminars, chemistry education, workshops Audience: students, industrial chemists, professors, educators, graduate, post graduate students, universities

Chemistry of Wine Elmer Ledesma   |   added on Apr 01, 2011    |    United States The talk will include an overview of wine and wine making and more detailed descriptions of the chemical composition of grapes and wine, laboratory methods for analysis of grapes and wines, sensory and organoleptic methods used for wine, the role of tannin and other phenolic compounds in wine, and some potential health aspects
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, tertiary education

Worlds Largest Chemistry Lesson Jason Dornbush   |   added on Mar 31, 2011    |    United States Join the Grout Museum District as we attempt the Guinness World RecordsTM Largest Chemistry Lesson. This is one for the record books.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, hands-on activities, demonstrations, competition Audience: students, general public, educators, universities

Translating Food Chemistry to Health Benefits Kamila Klimaszewska   |   added on Mar 31, 2011    |    Poland Euro Food Chem XVI -- 6-8 July 2011, Gdańsk, Poland -- will try to demonstrate how food chemistry combined with modern biotech methods can improve our understanding of food in relation to health. There are also planned special lectures – tribute to Year of Chemistry.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, professional chemists, educators, post graduate students, educational institutions

5th ChemComm International Symposium Jemma Pyle   |   added on Mar 30, 2011    |    China The 5th ChemComm International Symposium will take place in Japan and China in May 2011. The purpose of RSC journal symposia is to bring together scientists in a stimulating and friendly environment that will foster collaborations between the researchers and the universities involved in the meetings.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, conferences, networking Audience: professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, universities