The SNC-Lavalin Undergraduate Plant Design annual competition deadline is June 1. Presented by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE), the annual event welcomes students enrolled in undergraduate chemical engineering programs at Canadian universities. The top team receives a cash award of $1,000 and each member receives a certificate as well as a one-year CSChE undergraduate membership. Second and third place teams receive certificates. See www.csche2015.ca/snc-lavalin.
The deadline for the Greek America Foundation’s Constantine and Patricia Mavroyannis Scholarship, which is being offered for the 2015-2016 academic year, is May 15. The $5,000 scholarship is for university graduate students of Greek heritage who are studying for a PhD in either theoretical physics or physical chemistry and enrolled in a science faculty in North America. Contact Jennifer Kellogg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CSC Professional Development Workshop: Building Your Value for an Aspirational Career as a Chemist will take place June 13. The event is being held in conjunction with the 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition June 13-17 in Ottawa. The event includes hands-on workshops and a lunch and learn session with industry leaders. Registration continues to June 13. Visit www.csc2015.ca/yourcareer for details.
The deadline for the 2016 Chemical Institute of Canada and the Canadian Society for Chemistry Award Nominations is July 2. The awards recognize outstanding contributions to the chemical sciences and engineering. Go to www.cheminst.ca/awards for submission details.
The Chemical Institute of Canada is offering professional development courses from June 17-18 in Ottawa in Process Safety and Laboratory Safety. The process safety course presents technical and working concepts of process safety for engineering, safety and management professionals who work in process design or plant operations. The Laboratory Safety course provides an in-depth look at the fundamentals of lab safety and effective lab safety programs. For details or to sign up, go to www.cheminst.ca/courses.
June 1 is the deadline for submissions to the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering Student Chapter Merit Awards. Go to www.cheminst.ca/awards/student-awards for more information.