Society News

May 2018
HONOURS

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) recognized the country’s best and brightest this spring in a ceremony at Ottawa’s Rideau Hall...

May 2018
PUBLISHING

Like everyone else, Vance Williams hates to hit a paywall when he is searching for a scientific paper. As an associate professor in Simon Fraser University’s...

May 2018
FOOD

About 90 people attended the annual Café CIC public lecture held at Concordia University of Edmonton in April. This year’s topic was the Passion...

April 2018

On April 7, students presented projects completed as part of their chemical technology studies at the 15th Western CSCT Student Symposium. The Symposium provided students with the opportunity to discuss their scientific findings, network, and experience the atmosphere of an academic conference.

April 2018

The 32nd annual WCUCC was held at The University of Winnipeg on April 30-May 3. Student participants delivered presentations that displayed the diversity and quality of research being conducted at the undergraduate level at universities throughout western Canada.

April 2018

The 46th Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student Chemistry Conference (SOUSCC46) was hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University’s Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in March.

April 2018
HONOURS

CIC is pleased to announce its slate of 2018 Fellows, who will be formally honoured at the 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition to be held in Edmonton, May 27–31, 2018 or the 68th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference to be held in Toronto...

April 2018
HONOURS

The 2018 Montreal Medal winner is chemical engineer Robert B. Magee, chair of the board of The Woodbridge Group, a Canadian-owned multinational manufacturing company with 61 facilities in 17 countries. The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Montreal Medal is presented as a mark of distinction...

April 2018
EDUCATION

The lively and often random interactions of a conference setting can be life-altering for many students, who can gain unique insights and contacts that set the course of their careers. The CIC Chemical Education Fund (CEF), a registered charity that promotes events in the chemical sciences, chemical engineering,...

March 2018

Teams of students from the Western University Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering spent the day presenting their final-year projects to panels of judges from Sarnia-Lambton industries and organizations at the 13th annual Capstone Design and Competition, held on March 23, 2018.