Society News

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!

February 2018
NETWORKING

Marcel Schlaf, a professor at the University of Guelph’s Department of Chemistry, has won a contest sponsored by InnovationHouse™, an interactive web resource from...

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...