Society News

September 2018
CAREERS

Gender issues in chemistry are obtaining an unprecedented profile in academic and industry circles, thanks in large part to the work of women in chemistry organizations across the country. These activities have accelerated dramatically with the creation...

September 2018
EDUCATION

The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is an annual competition celebrating the world’s most talented high school chemistry students. The top four Chemistry students from participating countries compete in...

September 2018
AWARDS

The Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) has announced the 2018 award winners. Official presentations will take place at the Awards Banquet at the 68th XXIX Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering, incorporating the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference in Toronto, ON, Oct. 28-31, 2018.

July/August 2018

On August 2, 2018, the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC), working with advocacy partner the Canadian Consortium for Research (CCR) submitted a pre-budget recommendation for the 2018 Federal budget to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA).

July/August 2018
UPDATE

These initial months serving you as Executive Director of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) have been enlightening, engaging, and fulfilling. They have been about studying, learning, and listening, followed by integrating and connecting...

July/August 2018
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

Emily Moore graduated from Queen’s University’s engineering chemistry program, then won a Rhodes Scholarship and subsequently completed her doctorate in physical chemistry at the University of Oxford. She worked for Xerox Canada and is currently Managing Director...

July/August 2018
EDUCATION

For Trudy Lionel, who recently retired after a successful and satisfying career in the chemical sciences, the most promising way to augment that experience has been the prospect of helping others start their own career in the field.

June ACCN

The 43rd Annual Science Atlantic/Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Student Chemistry Conference — more commonly known as ChemCon 2018 — was held at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, NS on June 7-9, 2018. This annual conference provides an opportunity...

June ACCN

To coincide with the 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference & Exhibition, the University of Alberta Women in Chemistry (UAWIC) hosted the 2018 Leaders Overcoming Gender Inequality in Chemistry (LOGIC) retreat on May 26 & 27, 2018.

June ACCN
CSC CONFERENCE

The 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC 2018), welcomed over 2200 delegates from 38 countries who participated in 92 technical sessions including 15 sessions addressing inclusion, diversity and equity...