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IYPT2019 video challenge

25th of November 2019 – The video from the exhibition in Taiwan (Republic of China) has won one of the Nobel laureate signed Periodic Tables of the Periodic Table Challenge. Check it out!

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Closing Ceremony coming soon

18th of November 2019 – The Closing Ceremony is only two-and-half weeks away. Have you already registered? Register now!

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Elemental Haiku

1st of October 2019 – Coinciding with IYPT2019 is the release of Elemental Haiku, a wonderful homage to the periodic table of elements written by award-winning poet and writer Mary Soon Lee.

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24th of September 2019 – This is the Macramé Periodic Table. It was made to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the creation of the Periodic Table of the elements by Dmitri Mendeleev.

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150 Mendeleev

5th of September 2019 – On July 26 to 28 the 4th International Conference on the Periodic Table was organised in Saint Petersburg. This event was endorsed by IUPAC. Watch the slideshow now…

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IYPT2019 Closing Ceremony

4th of September 2019 – ​Join us at the Closing Ceremony in Tokyo on 5th December to look back on the activities of IYPT2019 and forward to the future of a new generation of scientists.

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Indian Institute produces signs around campus

1st of September 2019 – The Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) celebrates the IYPT2019 with 59 metal stands alongside roads and boundary walls of the campus with elements on both sides.

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The Solar System and the Periodic Table

16th of August 2019 – In recognition of and in cooperation with IYPT2019 and planetary scientists from across the globe, the Lunar and Planetary Institute has created a series of informational graphics illustrating the Top 5 Chemical elements found at each of the solar system’s planets, plus the Moon and Pluto.

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Suitcase of the Hunter of Atoms offered to middle school and high school students

1st of August 2019 – “Illustrating science” is a collaborative project carried by the Rectorate of the Toulouse Academy since 2015. It is based on the sharing of scientific knowledge.

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Start of exhibition in China

10th of July 2019 – The Chinese Chemical Society & China Science and Technology Museum launched today “Periodic Law – A Theme Exhibition about the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements”

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Nuclear Physics News IYPT2019 Special

5th of July 2019 – A special issue of Nuclear Physics News on superheavy elements is published in print and on the NuPECC Website. Want to know more about superheavy elements? Click here…

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The Most Adaptable Periodic Table Out There

6th of June 2019 – ​Moscow-based design company Art. Lebedev Studio have released a new Periodic Table which can be adapted for any task. Create your own Periodic Table now, for free and just for your needs.

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51st International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO)

12th of May 2019 – ​In 2019, Paris is at the centre of international chemistry. On the 29th of January 2019, IYPT2019 was launched at the UNESCO headquarters. Next July, shortly after the IUPAC World Congress celebrates the centenary of IUPAC, the 51st International Chemistry Olympiad will begin. 86 countries participate, among them 6 observing countries.

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The Periodic Table in Italy

16 April 2019 – ​On 21st of March, a half-day seminar dedicated to the periodic table was organized in Florence, Italy and attended by more than one hundred high school students.

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Science Museum Collecting

9 April 2019 – Have you any #IYPT mementos, merchandise or even a periodic table you made? The Science Museum in London would like to collect material to tell the story of the UN’s International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT) in 2019.

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Looking back on the Murcia Symposium

18 March 2019 – On the 11th and 12th of February the International Symposium on “Setting their Table: Women and the Periodic Table of Elements” took place. During this symposium, there was also attention for the IUPAC100 Global Women’s Breakfast.

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Where is the oldest Periodic Table?

7 March 2019 – Dmitri Mendeleev discovered the Periodic Law on March 1, 1869. Therefore, we are currently celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table. But where is the oldest known Periodic Table located?

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Call for Papers for A Historical Perspective on the Periodic Table

6 March 2019 – “The International Symposium Celebrating D.I. Mendeleev’s Periodic System. A Historical Perspective” is a satellite symposium to XXI Mendeleev Congress September 2019 in Saint Petersburg State University The Call for Papers is now open for the symposium, which will be held at the Saint Petersburg State University on 10-13 September 2019.

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Open Air Festival ‘Chemical Elements’

​18 February 2019 – Open-air festival “Chemical Elements” will be launched during “Museum Night -2019” (the biggest cultural event in Russia) in the framework of the SCIENCE QUARTER.

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Watch the Opening Ceremony (again)

01 February 2019 – Last Tuesday the Opening Ceremony of the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT2019) took place at the UNESCO HQ in Paris, France. Now that the year has officialy been opened, it is time to continue our celebrations! But first, let us take a look back.

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Join us for the Opening Ceremony of IYPT2019

28 January 2019 – Tomorrow, we will be officially opening 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. On this 150th anniversary of Mendeleev’s creation, we celebrate the global impact this table has had on science and our daily lives…

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IUPAC Periodic Table Challenge has launched

8th of January 2019 – IUPAC invites the world to “Get in their Element” and play the Periodic Table Challenge. Pick your element to play. Test your knowledge of the elements.

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