Society News

February 2018
SUSTAINABILITY

While anyone who owns a refrigerator or freezer pays close attention to what these appliances can do to your electricity bill, people using this same sort of equipment in a laboratory may not share that awareness. In that case the electricity ...

February 2018
ENGINEERING

Two members of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering — current president Donna Jean Kilpatrick and Memorial University of Newfoundland Professor Faisal Khan, FCIC

January 2018

It is always great news when your paper is accepted for publication, but how can you ensure that people are actually going to find your article? Here are 7 tips on search engine optimization (SEO) to help your research reach its audience, brought to you by the CIC journal Can. J. Chem. Eng.

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.