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CIC announces new executive director (Ian Jobe)
Dr. Ian Jobe, MCIC, has been appointed as the new executive director of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) and its constituent societies (the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC), the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) and the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT)). Ian’s almost thirty years of experience in the chemistry and chemical science industry, background and experience in R&D and technology and non-profit leadership, governance, and management made him the best candidate to lead the CIC national office team. Ian will officially begin as the CIC executive director on January 2, 2018.
Royal Society of Canada 2017 award winners include chemists Chen and Lautens
The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) has announced its 2017 award winners which includes chemists Zhongwei Chen and Mark Lautens. The RSC has also named its new Fellows (including Dennis Hall, Mario Leclerc, Stephen Loeb, Milica Radisic, Laurel Schafer, Frank Wania and Jiujun Zhang) and members of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists (including Joule Bergerson, Frank Gu and Ute Kothe).