Society News

June ACCN

At a ceremony in Ottawa on March 29, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, revealed the list of 24 Canada 150 Research Chairs selected through a program...

June ACCN

The Ingenium Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 STEAM Horizon Awards. The outstanding students received their awards at the Canada Science and Technology Museum on May 15, 2018.

June ACCN

The 2018-2019 Board of Directors for the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) and the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) were elected and announced at their respective Annual General Meetings on May 30, 2018 in Edmonton. Thank you to the outgoing individuals for...

June ACCN
CSC CONFERENCE

This year’s CSC conference featured a new format for the President’s Event. Outgoing president Kim Baines, FCIC, took up the challenge of how to make inclusion, diversity, and equity a priority for everyone...

May 2018

The Green Chemistry Initiative (GCI) at the University of Toronto hosted their 6th annual symposium, emphasizing the need to bring chemists and engineers together...

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.