Society News

April 2018

The 46th Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student Chemistry Conference (SOUSCC46) was hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University’s Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in March.

April 2018
HONOURS

CIC is pleased to announce its slate of 2018 Fellows, who will be formally honoured at the 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition to be held in Edmonton, May 27–31, 2018 or the 68th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference to be held in Toronto...

April 2018
HONOURS

The 2018 Montreal Medal winner is chemical engineer Robert B. Magee, chair of the board of The Woodbridge Group, a Canadian-owned multinational manufacturing company with 61 facilities in 17 countries. The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Montreal Medal is presented as a mark of distinction...

April 2018
EDUCATION

The lively and often random interactions of a conference setting can be life-altering for many students, who can gain unique insights and contacts that set the course of their careers. The CIC Chemical Education Fund (CEF), a registered charity that promotes events in the chemical sciences, chemical engineering,...

March 2018

Teams of students from the Western University Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering spent the day presenting their final-year projects to panels of judges from Sarnia-Lambton industries and organizations at the 13th annual Capstone Design and Competition, held on March 23, 2018.

March 2018
ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Support for start-ups and small-to-medium size enterprises (SMEs) is thriving at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) in Mississauga, Ont., as showcased during an innovation networking...

March 2018
CIC MEDAL

The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) has named its CIC Medal winner for 2018: André Charette, FCIC, from Université de Montréal.

March 2018
CAREERS

Tony Ciarla, vice president of the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology and executive vice president of Alberta-based KLS Earthworks & Environmental, recently spoke with CIC's marketing manager Bernadette Lockyer.

March 2018

The second annual CIC Careers in Chemistry and Engineering Conference and Mixer was held March 10, 2018 at McMaster University. This event was a collaboration between students from McMaster’s Departments of Chemistry ...

February 2018

The National Crystal Growing Competition continues to be a popular event of National Chemistry Week each year. In 2017, high school and Cégep students grew crystals made of aluminum potassium sulfate (alum). The winners have been announced - congratulations to the winners and to all who participated this year!