Wondering how you can best support students during COVID-19? Ask us.

CIC STUDENTS

How can you best support students during the COVID-19 pandemic? During these unprecedented past few weeks, I have seen this question posed in multiple places, including research meetings, online literature discussions, and social media. The crisis has prompted conversations about teaching and learning among chemistry educators at all levels of expertise, and individuals have jumped...

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Young Professionals’ Meeting in May 2020

CIC STUDENTS
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We want to hear from you. Students, new graduates, and early career professionals are invited to join the Chemical Institute of Canada in our Young Professionals’ Meeting in May 21, 2020. This will be an opportunity to share ideas on how you would like us to support you better. Details are coming soon!

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Mental Health

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Navigating these uncertain times, especially without some of our usual in-person support networks, can take a big toll on mental health. While we are all focusing on taking care of our physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic by practicing physical distancing, washing our hands, and staying home as much as possible, we need to take...

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Pioneering a pharmaceutical frontier

CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH

Cannabis has had a long history of being used as medicine before it was added to the Canada’s Act to Prohibit the Improper Use of Opium and other Drugs in 1923. After the federal government legalized recreational use of this drug in 2017, the country’s researchers have found themselves in the privileged position of being...

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LOGIC – now virtual!

COMMUNITY NEWS

The fourth annual Leaders Overcoming Gender Inequality in Chemistry (LOGIC) conference, focused on equity, diversity and inclusion in chemistry, is generally held as an in-person satellite meeting the weekend before the CCCE. However, due to the growing cases of COVID-19 across Canada, and the commitment of LOGIC organizers to the safety and well-being of our...

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Nano-scale innovation makes an outsized impact

COMMUNITY NEWS

The same technology that safeguards the authenticity of the bills in our purses and wallets has provided a new medium for creative visual expression, thanks to an innovative collaboration between artists and the engineers who originally developed that technology. The roots of this work lie in the Bank of Canada’s never-ending quest to make the...

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Meet the National Office Team: Tiffany Noel

CIC MEMBERS

What do you do at the CIC? Most of my time is devoted to the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, where I am the first point of contact for new content. I go through submissions and review them in detail, looking for things like formatting changes that might have to be done. Depending on what...

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NSERC Alliance Grants for Covid research

CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH
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The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council is accelerating its processing of applications for support for research projects dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. The agency is committing a total of $15 million to stimulate collaborations between academic researchers, the public and not-for-profit sectors, and industry to address pandemic-related research and technical challenges. Support for up to...

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