The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is an annual competition for the world’s most talented secondary school students . This year’s competition was held from July 6-15, 2017 in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand. Students from over 75 countries competed in a 5-hour practical and a 5-hour theoretical exam. The IChO program is intended to stimulate student interest in chemistry through independent and creative solving of chemical problems.
Press Release - The Canadian Society for Chemistry
The Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC), the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the Canadian National Committee for IUPAC (CNC-IUPAC) are pleased to announce that Canada has been selected to host the 48th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress and the 51st IUPAC General Assembly August 13-20, 2021 in Montréal, Canada. The bid presentation and vote process took place at the 2017 IUPAC GA & WCC Thursday, July 12, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Chemical Institute of Canada
The Chemical Institute of Canada introduced its new executive at the CIC Annual General Meeting in Toronto, Ont. on May 31, 2017 CIC Chair, Milena Sejnoha, National Resources Canada has taken on the role as CIC Chair.
Milena Sejnoha, MCIC
National Research Council
CIC/SCI Canada, the business forum of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC)/Society for Chemical Industry (SCI), will host its annual Awards Dinner in Toronto on March 30, 2017. The event recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical sciences and engineering related industries. “Our awards will recognize top achievers and leaders in their chemical sectors. The awards dinner is a prestigious event where we honour these individuals,” says David Beckman, Chair, SCI Canada.
The Chemical Institute of Canada (and its constituent societies) are happy to announce the creation of a partnership with VIA Rail Canada.
Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC), a recently established national accrediting body for the engineering technology and applied science profession, has reached an exclusive agreement with the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT) to conduct all new accreditations of its chemical technology programs. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed May 17 by both organizations. Officially launched in 2015, TAC accredits engineering technology and applied science programs at post-secondary educational institutions.
Congratulations to these CIC members who are the newest Order of Canada and NSERC Award recipients.
Order of Canada Recipients
Mark Lautens, FCIC, University of Toronto
Christophe Guy, MCIC, École Polytechnique
CIC/SCI Canada, the business forum of the Chemical Institute of Canada(CIC)/Society for Chemical Industry (SCI), will host its annual Awards Dinner in Calgary on March 26, 2015. The event recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical industry. In addition, CIC/SCI Canada will recognize the highest performing graduating undergraduate students in biochemistry, chemical engineering and chemistry from universities across Canada. Join us at this influential event to celebrate their achievements.
The Canadian Society for Chemistry and the American Chemical Society (ACS) have signed a memorandum of understanding that promises to promote innovation and expedite knowledge transfer in the North American chemical industry.
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