Gustavianum

Chemistry Day

  • Date: –16:00
  • Location: Gustavianum
  • Contact person: Cecilia Ödman
  • Temadag

This day event focuses on vitally important chemistry. The exhibition Aspiring to Precision highlights the beginnings of chemistry at Uppsala University duing the 19th century. Come and hear more about the Swedish elements, discoveries and exciting experiments.

In the vault everyone interested can explore the chemistry of food, the body and life through experiments. Chemist Olle Matsson lectures about poisons and life. The guided tours are in Swedish and English, the lecture is given in Swedish.

Kl. 12.00-16.00 Chemical experiments for the whole family
In the vault, everyone interested can experiment with the theme of chemistry in food, body and life.

Kl. 13.00-13.30 Introduction to Aspiring to Precision (English)
Guided tour with student guide Alina Pavelescu, student at the Master Program in Chemical Engineering.

14.00-14.30 Everything is poison - the role of lethal substances in history
Lecture with the chemist Olle Matsson, UU.

KL. 15.00-15.30 Introduction to Aspiring to Precision (Swedish)
Guided tour with student guide Alina Pavelescu, student at the Master Program in Chemical Engineering.

Chemistry day is a collaboration with The Swedish Chemical Society and the Department of Chemistry at Uppsala University.

Chemistry Day