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Title: Canada Post Stamp Unveiling for IYC 2011 – October 1st, 2011
Location: Outside Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street, U of T campus
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Description: “On Oct. 1, as part of Toronto’s Nuit Blanche festival, Canada Post will unveil a limited-edition stamp that will honour the work of world-renowned University of Toronto chemist and Nobel Laureate John Polanyi. The stamp was designed by Tejashri Kapure and features a photograph of the chemist and a design that represents his laboratory’s ongoing work in Scanning Tunneling Microscopy. Polanyi’s stamp will be unveiled Saturday, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. outside Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street, as part of the Department of Chemistry’s Nuit Blanche festivities and ongoing celebration of the International Year of Chemistry (2011).”
Start Time: 8:00 PM
Date: October 1st, 2011
Title: Chemistry Nuit Blanche
Location: Corner of St. George Street and Willcocks Street, University of Toronto Campus
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Description: How does chemistry affect my daily life?
How does a breathalyzer test work?
How does chemistry help catch criminals?
As a celebration of the international year of chemistry, the University of Toronto is hosting a Chemistry Nuit Blanche. Targeting youth and adults, both from the University and the general public, this event aims to promote an understanding of the role that chemistry plays in everyday life. Booths will be set up in the Willcocks commons next to the Lash Miller Chemistry building, discussing various aspects of chemistry, such as food chemistry, atmospheric pollution, the discovery of insulin, etc. Short presentations highlighting each of the booths will be interspersed throughout the evening.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Start Time: 07:00 PM
End Time: 12:00 AM
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