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In this issue:
~ Shortcut to News & Notices from IUPAC
~ Recent publications
~ Recent IUPAC reports & recommendations
~ Provisional recommendations
~ New pages on iupac.org
~ Projects front
~ IUPAC-sponsored events
~ Beakers & Flasks

 

- - - - - -- SHORTCUT to NEWS & NOTICES from IUPAC -- - - - - -

* Highlights of the 78th Bureau - 42nd Council - 79th Bureau, Ottawa, Canada, 13-17 Aug 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/news/archives/2003/42nd_council/highlights.html>

* Element 110 is named darmstadtium
<http://www.iupac.org/news/archives/2003/naming110.html>

* President's Report on the State of the Union, Prof. P.S. Steyn
<http://www.iupac.org/news/archives/2003/p_report_steyn.html>

* Vice President's Critical Assessment 2003, Prof. L. Sydnes
<http://www.iupac.org/news/archives/2003/vpca_sydnes.html>

 

- - - - - -- RECENT PUBLICATIONS -- - - - - -

* Chemical Thermodynamics
Rossini and plenary lectures presented at the 17th IUPAC Conference on Chemical Thermodynamics (ICCT), Rostock, German, 28 July - 2 August 2002
Pure Appl. Chem. 75(7), pp. 858-936, 2003
Conference Editor, J.H. Dymond
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/2003/7507/index.html>

* Photochemistry
Lectures presented at the XIXth IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry, Budapest, Hungary, 14-19 July 2002
Pure Appl. Chem. 75(8), pp. 999-1020, 2003
Conference editors, P. Piotrowiak and H.D. Roth
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/2003/7508/index.html>

* Measurement of the Thermodynamic Properties of Single Phases, Vol VI
Goodwin, A.; Marsh, K.N. and Wakeham, W.A.
Elsevier, 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/books/author/goodwin.html>

* Chemicals in the Atmosphere: Solubility, Sources and Reactivity
Fogg, P. and Sangster, J. (Eds.)
John Wiley & Sons, 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/books/author/fogg.html>

* The Experimental Determination of Solubilities
Hefter, G. and Tomkins, R.P.T. (Eds.)
John Wiley & Sons, 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/books/author/hefter.html>

 

- - - - - -- RECENT IUPAC REPORTS & RECOMMENDATIONS -- - - - - -

* Regulatory limits for pesticide residues in water (IUPAC Technical Report)
D.J. Hamilton, A. Ambrus, R.M. Dieterle, A.S. Felsot, C.A. Harris, P.T. Holland, A. Katayama, N. Kurihara, J. Linders, J. Unsworth, and S.-S. Wong
Pure Appl. Chem. 75(8), pp. 1123-1155, 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/2003/7508/7508x1123.html>

* Atomic weights of the elements 2001 (IUPAC Technical Report)
R.D. Loss
Pure Appl. Chem. 75(8), pp. 1107-1122, 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/2003/7508/7508x1107.html>

* Minimum requirements for reporting analytical data for environmental samples (IUPAC Technical Report)
H. Egli, M. Dassenakis, H. Garelick, R. Van Grieken, W.J.G.M. Peijnenburg, L. Klasinc, W. Kordel, N. Priest, and T. Tavares
Pure Appl. Chem. 75(8), pp. 1097-1106, 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/2003/7508/7508x1097.html>

* Critically evaluated propagation rate coefficients in free-radical polymerizations: Part III. Methacrylates with cyclic ester groups (IUPAC Technical Report)
S. Beuermann
Pure Appl. Chem. 75(8), pp. 1091-1096, 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/2003/7508/7508x1091.html>

* Critical assessment: Use of supersonic jet spectrometry for complex mixture analysis (IUPAC Technical Report)
T. Imasaka, D. S. Moore, and T. Vo-Dinh
Pure Appl. Chem. 75(7), pp. 975-998, 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/2003/7507/7507x0975.html>

* Significance of impurities in the safety evaluation of crop protection products (IUPAC Technical Report)
A. Ambrus, D. J. Hamilton, H. A. Kuiper, and K. D. Racke
Pure Appl. Chem. 75(7), pp. 937-973, 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/2003/7507/7507x0937.html>

 

- - - - - -- PROVISIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS -- - - - - -

Provisional recommendations are drafts of IUPAC recommendations on
terminology, nomenclature, and symbols made widely available to allow
interested parties to comment before the recommendations are finally
revised and published in PAC.
~ IUPAC seeks your comments on the following:

* Glossary for Toxicokinetics of Chemicals
Comments by 30 September 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/reports/provisional/abstract03/nordberg_300903.html>

* Terminology in Soil Sampling
Comments by 30 November 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/reports/provisional/abstract03/fajgelj_301103.html>

 

- - - - - -- NEW PAGES on IUPAC.ORG -- - - - - -

* Pure and Applied Chemistry
Online contents of 75(7) and (8) 2003
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/2003/7507/index.html>
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/pac/2003/7508/index.html>

* Chemistry International
September-October 2003 online issue
<http://www.iupac.org/publications/ci/2003/2505/index.html>
~ Treasurer's Column - Money Talks, by Christoph F. Buxtorf

~ Science Communication for All, by Rainer Glaser
~ Role Models in Chemistry, by Balazs Hargittai and Istvan Hargittai
~ Why Become an Affiliate?, by Laura Abernathy
~ A New Look at Special Topics and an Evolving Policy for Pure and Applied Chemistry, by James Bull
~ Element 110 is Named Darmstadtium, and more News, Projects, Publications, etc.

If you are interested in writing a feature article for the IUPAC News Magazine, contact <fabienne@iupac.org>. CI readership of about 9000 includes IUPAC members and affiliates, and individuals subscribers from more than 60 countries.

 

- - - - - -- PROJECTS FRONT -- - - - - -

<http://www.iupac.org/projects/index.html>

> Recently initiated projects
<http://www.iupac.org/projects/new_projects.html>
~ Terminology, quantities and units concerning production and applications of radionuclides in radiopharmaceutical and radioanalytical chemistry, by Mauro L. Bonardi
~ XML-based IUPAC standard for experimental and critically evaluated thermodynamic property data storage and capture, by M. Frenkel
~ Chemistry's contributions to humanity - A feasibility study, by Edwin P. Przybylowicz
~ Ionic liquids database, by K.R. Seddon
~ Mutual solubility of hydrocarbons and water, by Andrzej Maczynski

 

- - - - - -- IUPAC-SPONSORED EVENTS -- - - - - -

<http://www.iupac.org/symposia/index.html>

> Recently Sponsored Symposia and Conferences
<http://www.iupac.org/symposia/recent_sp.html>
~ Coordination Chemistry, 18-23 May 2004
~ Physical Chemistry of Bio-interfaces, 23-26 May 2004
~ Heterocyclic Chemistry, 12-15 Sep 2004
~ Macromolecules, 5-8 Apr 2004
~ Polymers, 15-19 Aug 2004
~ Heteroatom Chemistry (ICHAC-7), 20-25 Aug 2004
~ Macromolecules (MACRO 2004), 4-9 July 2004

If you plan to organize a conference or symposium in 2004, it might not
be too soon to find out what it takes to make this event
IUPAC-sponsored. Check the new and simplified "Application for IUPAC Sponsorship"
<http://www.iupac.org/symposia/application.html>

 

- - - - - -- BEAKERS & FLASKS -- - - - - -

* IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists - 2004 Solicitation
The IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists has been established to encourage
outstanding young research scientists at the beginning of their careers.
The prize will be given for the most outstanding Ph.D. thesis in the
general area of the chemical sciences, as described in a 1000-word essay.
Next Deadline: February 1, 2004 - for entrants that receive their Ph.D.
(or equivalent) degree during the calendar year 2003.
<http://www.iupac.org/news/prize.html>

* The International Visitors Office (IVO) of the National Academies of the USA has launched a new Web site to provide information on visas for visiting scientists and scholars and advice for organizers of international scientific meetings in the United States. Please see: <http://www.nationalacademies.org/visas>

 

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Fabienne Meyers
email: <fabienne@iupac.org>
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