Prof. Nausheen Sadiq: Do you know what is in your rice?

CSC WIDE July 2024 Spotlight Video -- an initiative of the CSC’s Working for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (WIDE) Committee -- shines a light on chemists from diverse backgrounds and creates opportunities for increased representation of diverse researchers and scientists. Each month, CIC News highlights one researcher from the Spotlight Videos library. This month we are featuring Dr. Nausheen Sadiq, an Assistant Professor at Mount Royal University.

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Prof. Lara Mahal: “Follow your passions!”

CSC WIDE June 2024 Spotlight Video -- an initiative of the CSC’s Working for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (WIDE) Committee -- shines a light on chemists from diverse backgrounds and creates opportunities for increased representation of diverse researchers and scientists. Each month, CIC News highlights one researcher from the Spotlight Videos library. This month we are featuring Prof. Lara Mahal, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Glycomics at University of Alberta.

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Na-Yung Seoh: How clean is your air?

CSC WIDE May 2024 Spotlight Video -- an initiative of the CSC’s Working for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (WIDE) Committee -- shines a light on chemists from diverse backgrounds and creates opportunities for increased representation of diverse researchers and scientists. Each month, CIC News highlights one researcher from the Spotlight Videos library. This month we are featuring Na-Yung Seoh, an M.Sc. candidate at York University and their research focuses on air quality in a city.

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Robert Addai: Not too salty, not too sweet!

CSC WIDE April 2024 Spotlight Video - An initiative of the CSC’s Working for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (WIDE) Committee—shines a light on chemists from diverse backgrounds and creates opportunities for increased representation of diverse researchers and scientists. Each month, CIC News highlights one researcher from the Spotlight Videos library. This month we are featuring the spotlight on Robert Addai a Ph.D. candidate at Western University working with Prof. Yolanda Hedberg.

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Olivia Roland: Green chemistry from the sea

CSC WIDE March 2024 Spotlight Video - An initiative of the CSC’s Working for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (WIDE) Committee—shines a light on chemists from diverse backgrounds and creates opportunities for increased representation of diverse researchers and scientists. Each month, CIC News highlights one researcher from the Spotlight Videos library. This month we are featuring the spotlight on Olivia Roland, an undergraduate researcher at the Cape Breton University working with Prof. Stephanie MacQuarrie.

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Dr. Blaine Fiss: making chemistry more accessible for disabled scientists

CSC WIDE February 2024 Spotlight Video - An initiative of the CSC’s Working for Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (WIDE) Committee—shines a light on chemists from diverse backgrounds and creates opportunities for increased representation of diverse researchers and scientists. Each month, CIC News highlights one researcher from the Spotlight Videos library. This month we are featuring the spotlight on Dr. Blaine Fiss, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Western Ontario.

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CSC WIDE: resources and initiatives to support EDI in chemistry

The Canadian Society of Chemistry (CSC) is proud to announce the official launch of the Working for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Committee’s (CSC WIDE) website, which works to promote and advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion through research and education, and to advance diversity and equity issues in CSC policies, practices, and activities.

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