CIC welcomes 2018 round of Fellows

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CIC is pleased to announce its slate of 2018 Fellows, who will be formally honoured at the 101st Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition to be held in Edmonton, May 27–31, 2018 or the 68th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference to be held in Toronto...

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Robert B. Magee named 2018 Montreal Medalist

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The 2018 Montreal Medal winner is chemical engineer Robert B. Magee, chair of the board of The Woodbridge Group, a Canadian-owned multinational manufacturing company with 61 facilities in 17 countries. The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Montreal Medal is presented as a mark of distinction...

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2018 CIC Chemical Education Fund grant recipients

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The lively and often random interactions of a conference setting can be life-altering for many students, who can gain unique insights and contacts that set the course of their careers. The CIC Chemical Education Fund (CEF), a registered charity that promotes events in the chemical sciences, chemical engineering,...

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From “aha” to advancement

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Tony Ciarla, vice president of the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology and executive vice president of Alberta-based KLS Earthworks & Environmental, recently spoke with CIC's marketing manager Bernadette Lockyer.

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Winners of 2017 National Crystal Growing Competition

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The National Crystal Growing Competition continues to be a popular event of National Chemistry Week each year. In 2017, high school and Cégep students grew crystals made of aluminum potassium sulfate (alum). The winners have been announced - congratulations to the winners and to all who participated this year!

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Promote your research: Search engine optimization (SEO) tips

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It is always great news when your paper is accepted for publication, but how can you ensure that people are actually going to find your article? Here are 7 tips on search engine optimization (SEO) to help your research reach its audience, brought to you by the CIC journal Can. J. Chem. Eng.

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CIC Membership renewal issues

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The CIC recently implemented a new online membership renewal system. Despite best efforts, this has proven challenging to both the CIC and its members. We are currently addressing all issues and personally assisting members with their renewals.

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Roland Andersson farewell message

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After 19 years (1998-2017), Roland Andersson, FCIC, will be stepping down as executive director of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) on December 31, 2017. Here he reflects on his time at the CIC and highlights team-based achievements.

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