Engaging the Next Generation



Engaging the next generation: An IYCN outreach competition is a competition that seeks to recognize exemplary contributions to chemistry outreach. >>more text here<<


2022 Outreach Competition

IYCN is hosting its fourth annual public outreach competition with the theme of Affordable and Clean Energy. This is your chance to share the joy of chemistry with others! Winning submissions will receive a 500 USD cash prize.

Applicants are invited to submit chemistry experiments that can be used for outreach and public engagement under a specific theme. The 2022 theme is Affordable and Clean Energy, related to the UN Sustainable Development Goal "Affordable and Clean Energy". The competition will open on March 26, 2022 in conjunction with the Earth Hour. The deadline has been extended to June 25, 2022. Experiments will be assessed according to their accessibility, repeatability, and suitability for the suggested audience. The winning submissions have the opportunity to publish their experiments in the IYCN experiment database.
Shahrul Ahmad
Shahrul AhmadPublic Outreach Committee Leader
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The applications for this session is closed.


If you are interested in sponsoring prizes or experiment translations for this competition, please send an email to IYCN@iupac.org.

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