Columns

Roberta Staley
Fall 2017

Oil and gas are a significant part of Canada’s economy. As a nation, we are the world’s fifth largest exporter of...

Michael P. Jansen
Fall 2017
GUEST COLUMN

First off, let me say how absolutely fabulous it was to receive the 2017 Beaumier Award for High School/CEGEP...

Samantha Smith
Fall 2017
CLASS DISTINCTION

Samantha Smith of the University of Toronto­ is devising­ new catalysts and ligands­ to enhance the creation of chemicals in industry and the pharmaceutical sector. 

Samantha Smith sees many similarities between an architect who designs buildings and a chemist who undertakes molecular architecture.

Joe Schwarcz
Fall 2017
CHEMFUSION

Divide some laboratory rabbits into three groups. Feed one group normal rabbit chow, the second group a high-cholesterol diet...

Roberta Staley
Summer 2017

There is a chance that, while reading this magazine, you’re waiting to either embark or disembark a plane or are already soaring high in the stratosphere...

Summer 2017
GUEST COLUMN

Canada’s premiere chemistry event, the Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, celebrated 100 years this past May in Toronto, attracting 3,500 attendees from more than 50 countries and chemical society representatives from the United States, United Kingdom, Japan and China. Nobel laureate John Polanyi, HFCIC, of the University of Toronto...