View the July/August 2016 Canadian Chemical News (ACCN) print issue as a PDF.

Grapevine

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The Chemical Institute of Canada is pleased to announce the 2016 Fellows: Michael Cunningham, FCIC, of Queen’s University; Faisal Khan, FCIC, of Memorial University and Handan Tezel, FCIC, of the University of Ottawa. CIC Fellowships are a distinctive type...

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CIC/SCI fetes industry excellence

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More than 100 students, researchers and industrial representatives came together at the Hyatt Regency Toronto this past April 7 for the 6th Annual CIC/SCI Canada Seminar and Awards Dinner. The event kicked off with an afternoon seminar...

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New CSCT accreditation agreement

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The Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT) has signed an agreement with Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC), a recently established national accrediting body for the engineering technology and applied science profession to conduct...

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Calgary section teams with IChemE

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This past April, the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) local section members joined forces with the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) to stage a joint meeting. About 30 members of both organizations gathered...

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On a mission

POLICY PUNDIT

World-renowned neuropsychologist Maryse Lassonde­, the Royal Society of Canada’s new president, is determined to promote the culture of science.

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Rare student

CLASS DISTINCTION

Jackson Knott nabs the 2015 Award for Undergraduate­ Research in Inorganic Chemistry from the Canadian Society for Chemistry for his work developing­ rare earth-containing complexes.

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Then and now

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Starting in the 1890s, the use of motor vehicles in Canada slowly increased. William Still and Frederick Featherstonehaugh designed and built Canada’s first electric car in Toronto while George Foote Foss of Sherbrooke...

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