Hatch’s global lead for water and tailings management, Emily Moore, has been named one of 100 inspirational women in mining from around the globe. The recognition comes from Women in Mining (UK), which recognizes women from different backgrounds for their outstanding contribution to the mining industry and their positive effect as a role model to encourage other females to enter the sector.

Molly Shoichet, University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry, was listed as one of 30 influential women in Chatelaine’s Women of the Year 2015. She also received L’Oreal’s UNESCO Women in Science Award for North America for 2015.

ACCN editor Roberta Staley received an Amnesty International Canada Media Award (alternative publications) for her feature from El Salvador titled “Cola Kids Need a Fix.” The story, which ran last year in Corporate Knights magazine, investigated the effect of Coke and Pepsi on the health of Salvadoran children and the role that corporate social responsibility plays in the developing world. 

McGill Engineering students tied for first place with Cornell University in the 2015 Chem-E-Car Competition, which took place in Salt Lake City, Utah at the start of the AIChE Annual Meeting last November. Competing teams hailed from the United States, Canada, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and South Korea.

Queen’s University’s Andrew Daugulis received the 2015 Ontario Professional Engineers Engineering Medal – Research and Development Award, in recognition of his contributions to research and development, particularly in the field of phase-partitioning bioreactors. The award is presented jointly by Professional Engineers Ontario and the Ontario Society for Professional Engineers. 

This year’s winners of the CNC/IUPAC Travel Awards are: Audrey Moores of McGill University, Gregory Welch of the University of Calgary, Graham Murphy of the University of Waterloo and Claude Legault of Université de Sherbrooke. These awards enable young scientists to present their research at IUPAC-sponsored conferences outside of Canada. They are sponsored by the Gendron Fund, H.L. Blachford Ltd. and the Woodbridge Group. 

CIC/SCI Canada is pleased to announce its 2016 award winners: Canada Medal: John Blachford, H.L. Blachford Ltd.; International Award: Marvin DeVries, Trojan Technologies; Kalev Pugi Award: Emily Moore, Hatch; LeSueur Memorial Award: Hamdy Khalil, Woodbridge Foam Corp.; Purvis Memorial Award: Vicky Sharpe, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). The awards will be presented at the CIC/SCI Canada Awards dinner on April 7 at the Toronto Hyatt Regency Hotel.