Student Chemistry Cartoon Competition

The Physical and Biophysical Chemistry Division (I) of IUPAC is pleased to announce a Student Chemistry Cartoon Competition. The goal of the competition is to clearly illustrate a chemistry principle in a manner that can enrich the teaching of chemistry.

The winner of the competition will be invited to attend the 43rd IUPAC Congress in Puerto Rico, USA (July 31-August 7, 2011) where a $1000 prize will be presented and the finalist cartoons displayed. Merit prizes of $100 will go to 5 other students whose cartoons are chosen as finalists.

  • Submission Period: January 1 – May 31, 2011
  • Decision Notification: June 30, 2011

For application information and instructions click here!

Check out some chemistry cartoons online or find the following article for other examples:
Kennepohl, D.; Roesky, H. W., Drawing Attention with Chemistry Cartoons.
J. Chem. Educ.
2008, 85 (10), 1355-1360.

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