Society News

Winter 2017

Four emerging Canadian chemists have been awarded Canadian National Committee for the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (CNC-IUPAC) travel awards...

November/December 2016

The NSERC STEAM Horizon Awards for High School Students provide up to $25,000 in support of post-secondary education. Applicants must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada aged between 16 and 18 years..

November/December 2016

On Nov. 17, 2016, Governor General of Canada David Johnston presented one Companion, 12 Officers and 29 Members with the insignia of the Order of Canada. Among these were three chemists: University of Toronto geochemist..

November/December 2016

On Nov. 15, 2016, the University of Ottawa Chemical Engineering Students’ Society (ChESS) hosted a Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) career night. “ChESS believes it is important for engineering students to be..

November/December 2016

In Sept. 2016, the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) established the CSChE Student Chapter Grant Fund, which provides up to $300 in support for student chapter initiatives and scientific endeavours. The University of Alberta Chemical Engineering..

November/December 2016

As part of the Science at Halloween afternoon at the Grenfell Campus of Memorial University, Robin Taylor and Yu-Ru Lee devised, prepared and performed in the Chemistry Witches Show. Two performances were..

November/December 2016

From 2002 until 2014, Geoff Rayner-Canham, FCIC, together with environmental chemistry students from the Grenfell Campus of the Memorial University of Newfoundland in Corner Brook, visited schools in Labrador, Newfoundland, Quebec and Nunavut with their Chemistry Outreach program..

November/December 2016

On Nov. 9, 2017 Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ont. hosted the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT) Eastern Student Symposium. About 25 technology students attended the event, which featured a talk by CSCT president..

November/December 2016

On Oct. 20, 2016, the Maritime CIC Local Section hosted its inaugural Evening with Industry at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. This career and networking banquet provided students with the opportunity..

November/December 2016

More than 1,100 chemical engineers from around the world gathered in Québec City Oct. 16-19 for the 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CSChE 2016), themed “Sustainability and Prosperity.” Hosted by..