Four emerging Canadian chemists have received awards to participate in 2018 IUPAC-sponsored international conferences as part of the Canadian National Committee of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (CNC-IUPAC) travel awards program.
Jeffrey J. Warren, Simon Fraser University (27th IUPAC International Symposium on Photochemistry in Dublin, Ireland. July 8-14, 2018)
Michael J. Katz, Memorial University of Newfoundland (43rd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry in Sendai, Japan. July 30-August 4, 2018)
Sophie Rousseaux, University of Toronto (XXII International Conference on Organic Synthesis in Florence, Italy. September 16-21, 2018)
Yuri Bolshan, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (XXII International Conference on Organic Synthesis in Florence, Italy. September 16-21, 2018)
The complete biographies of the award winners can be found at the CNC-IUPAC Awards website, along with more information about the awards. The deadline for applications for the 2019 awards is October 19, 2018.
The CNC-IUPAC is the only national committee of IUPAC that offers travel awards of this kind. These awards are financed jointly by the CSC’s Gendron Fund and by the CNC-IUPAC’s Company Associates, which in 2017-18 are The Woodbridge Group – Woodbridge Foam Corporation and H.L. Blachford Ltd.