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Take a quick conference overview

CIC graphic designer extraordinaire Krista Leroux has made it easy for you to navigate the busy itinerary of the upcoming Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, which takes place in Halifax from October 20-23.

Vaincre la malaria une protéine à la fois

« On est les premiers au monde à voir à quoi ressemble la protéine sur l’échelle atomique ! », s’enthousiasme Charles Calmettes, professeur au Centre INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier. Il a contribué à une étude récente publiée dans la revue Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences qui révèle la structure de la protéine kinase G (PKG) et son fonctionnement....

Hewers of wood, drawers of water, pumpers of petroleum

Canada’s impressive base of natural resources, along with the hard work and entrepreneurship that has developed them, is a defining feature of the country. Like the fur trade, forestry, and mining, the development of petroleum oil and gas products has most recently added to this national character. Our lives would look substantially different without the...


October 25-28, 2020

70th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Ottawa, ON
October 24-27, 2021
Montréal, QC