In ancient Rome, the god Janus was the god of transitions and was depicted as having two faces. So when it came time to name the filter at the heart of her industrial wastewater treatment start-up, Morgan Lehtinen and her colleagues called it Janus.
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Two years ago, Ryerson University chemical engineering undergraduate Prrunthaa Santhirakumaran joined the CIC Energy Division, fundamentally altering the course of her academic trajectory and landing her an important research position.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has chosen Montréal, Quebec to host the 54th IUPAC General Assembly and 51st World Chemistry Congress (WCC), collectively referred to as IUPAC 2027. Hosted at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, up to 3,500 delegates will be in attendance over July 16-23, 2027. The events will include the Canadian Society for Chemistry’s (CSC) 110th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CCCE).
From commercial applications of graphene nanofilms to turning food waste into sustainable bioplastics, the expansion of Canada’s advanced manufacturing industry also means expanded opportunities for chemists. Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen), the industry-led organization behind Canada’s advanced manufacturing supercluster, is funding two such examples. In August, Waterloo, Ontario-based Evercloak – which makes thin, uniform nano-coatings...
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