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...
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...
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,...
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.
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.
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.
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.
University of Toronto researcher and Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering member Molly Shoichet has become the first Chief Science Officer to the Ontario government.
Donna Jean Kilpatrick was welcomed as Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering (CSChE) President, taking on the role following the CSChE Annual General Meeting in Edmonton, AB on October 24, 2017.
Yu-Ru Lee (left) and Chaim Andersen (right), MUN Grenfell Campus Chemistry Outreach in Nain.