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Arranging elements by their discovery

To celebrate International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT2019), the University of Waterloo’s Department of Chemistry and Chem 13 News magazine have brought together science, art and history in a collaborative student outreach project that provides an interesting take on the classic periodic table. Students from 118 schools in 28 different countries have created a...

Nurturing an ash roots movement

People living in Ontario’s premier cottage country of Muskoka have traditionally scattered the remains from their wood stove fires on their gardens, but some are outfitting themselves with 80-litre cans bearing the slogan “Save Your Ash”, where they are stockpiling this material for recycling. Once the contents are dropped off at an approved region waste...


June 3-7, 2019

102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CCCE 2019)

Quebec, QC
October 20-23, 2019

69th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CCEC 2019)

Halifax, NS
May 24-28, 2020

103rd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

Winnipeg, MB
October 25-28, 2020

70th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Ottawa, ON