EIC Accepting Nominations

CIC MEMBERS
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The Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) is currently accepting nominations for its 2020 senior awards and EIC fellowship inductees. The deadline for nominations is midnight, November 15, 2019.  The awards include: SIR JOHN KENNEDY MEDAL For outstanding services rendered to the engineering profession, or of noteworthy contributions to the science of engineering, or to the...

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Cultivate the science communicator within you

CAREERS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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Take us up on a unique opportunity to bring your experience and insights to communicating some of the most important issues surrounding science and technology in Canada. The CIC invites you to nominate yourself to represent the CIC community and attend the 2019 Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) or the 2019 Association of Science-Technology Centers...

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Canadian Chemistry Contest winners announced

EDUCATION
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The 2019 edition of the Canadian Chemistry Contest (CCC) was held on Monday, April 15, 2019.  The contest was written by 633 Canadian students from across the country, in conjunction with the Canadian Chemistry Olympiad (CCO).  This year, ASDAN, a skills-based learning group specializing in international education, also offered this exam to approximately 850 students...

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Putting faces to the initiatives behind equity, diversity, and inclusion

CHEMISTRY FOR SOCIETY
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The 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CCCE) in Quebec City featured an entire day of sessions devoted to various aspects of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) as they affect people in all walks of their personal and working lives. It marked the third year that this theme has made up a major part of...

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CIC Elects Paul Smith Vice-Chair

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Paul Smith, Vice President of Xerox Innovation Group and Director of the Xerox Research Centre of Canada, became the Vice-Chair of the Chemical Institute of Canada’s Board of Directors at the organization’s Annual General Meeting in Quebec City on June 6.

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Meet the CSC Board of Directors

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The Canadian Society for Chemistry elected its 2019-2020 board at the June 6 Annual General Meeting in Quebec City, where the directors re-affirmed their commitment to the organization’s strategic initiatives.

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2019 NSERC Prize Winners Announced

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CIC congratulates its members who were among those presented with major awards from NSERC on May 6, 2019 at a ceremony held at the Governor General’s residence. Douglas Stephan, FCIC, a professor in the University of Toronto’s Department of Chemistry, received is the John C. Polanyi Award, which honours an individual or team whose Canadian-based...

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Graduate students at Calgary get busy networking

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The Chemical Engineering Graduate Club (CEGC) at the University of Calgary has become the newest CSChE Graduate Student Chapter. The group kicked off its activities at the beginning of the March with a technical talk by Dr. Ruth Cardinaels, an assistant professor from University of Eindhoven in Netherlands. She specializes in the development of multiphasic...

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A call for researchers to speak up

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The most prominent author of a major report on research funding continues to warn Canadians that they must do more to compete in a world where investments in science and technology essentially drive a country’s standard of living. David Naylor, who chaired the nine-member advisory panel that drafted the 2017 Fundamental Science Review (FSR), places...

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Universities host sixth annual research day in Montreal

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For the last six years the Chemical Engineering Departments of Polytechnique Montréal and McGill University have mounted an event for professors and students to share ideas and showcase their work. This year Université Laval joined the latest annual Research Day, which was held in March 19-20 at Polytechnique Montréal. The event was sponsored by the...

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