Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 1:30 PM ET


Designing polymeric nanostructures

Rachel K. O'Reily
University of Birmingham

Tailored fiber-like micelles for optoelectronics

Liam MacFarlane
University of Victoria

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 4:00 PM ET

Polycyclic aromatic compounds in Canada: Translating environmental chemistry for changemakers

Elisabeth Galarneau
Environment and Climate Change Canada

Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 12:00 PM ET

CIC Talks

Award Series: CIC Medal Winner

Jonathan Abbatt
University of Toronto

Raising a stink

When something fails to pass the ‘sniff test’ – whether it’s a plan of action or the milk in the back of the fridge – it’s often best to leave it be. But when it comes to unpleasant odours in the air, we don’t have much choice. We have to breathe.

Q&A on teaching with Mark Workentin, FCIC

Mark Workentin, FCIC, is a professor of chemistry at Western University who is lauded for his entertaining and rigorous organic chemistry classes. He is a multi award-winning university teacher with honours including the OCUFA Excellence in Teaching Award and Western’s Pleva and Marilyn Robinson Awards. CIC NEWS recently asked Workentin to share some insights from his years behind the lectern. (Although he says he rarely stands at the lectern).

The Story of CO2

University of Toronto chemists team up to tell us why we need not fear this small molecule Geoffrey Ozin leans in close to his computer’s camera as he warms to his subject –- the many products that can be made with waste CO2 captured from industrial processes. “Aspirin!” exclaims the University of Toronto materials chemist....

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