Society News

January 2018

The Inorganic Chemistry Division is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the awards for graduate and undergraduate research in inorganic chemistry: Gwen Bailey and Leea Stott, respectively.

January 2018

Congratulations to the four winners of the 2018 CNC-IUPAC travel awards to participate in an IUPAC-sponsored international conference: Jeffrey J. Warren, Michael J. Katz, Sophie Rousseaux, and Yuri Bolshan. 

January 2018
INTRODUCTION

I am honoured to introduce myself as the new Executive Director for the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC). I am enthusiastic about what we can do together amongst the board of directors, membership of the constituent societies representing...

January 2018
HONOURS

Michael Sefton and Molly Shoichet, who are fellows of the Chemical Institute of Canada will be invested as Officers of the Order of Canada. The Governor General grants this honour as acknowledgement of major lifetime contributions...

January 2018
INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

The Inorganic Discussion Weekend (IDW) is a perennial fall meeting that has been part of the fabric of the Canadian inorganic chemistry community for 50 years. Originally initiated by York University Professor Emeritus Barry Lever, FCIC,...

January 2018

On January 17, 2018 the Vancouver CIC Local Section partnered with the Faculty of Science at Simon Fraser University to present the CIC Student Achievement awards and host the well-attended annual Nobel Prize Lectures.

January 2018

The CIC recently implemented a new online membership renewal system. Despite best efforts, this has proven challenging to both the CIC and its members. We are currently addressing all issues and personally assisting members with their renewals.

January 2018

ACCN (L’Actualité chimique canadienne) the Canadian Chemical News will shift to an online format in 2018 to bring you more stories from the Canadian chemical community more often.

Fall 2017

After 19 years (1998-2017), Roland Andersson, FCIC, will be stepping down as executive director of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) on December 31, 2017. Here he reflects on his time at the CIC and highlights team-based achievements.

Fall 2017

University of Toronto researcher and Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering member Molly Shoichet has become the first Chief Science Officer to the Ontario government.