The call for nominations for the 2017 Canadian Council of University Chemistry Chairs (CCUCC) Chemistry Doctoral Award deadline is Sept. 15. The award recognizes outstanding achievement and potential in research by a graduate student whose PhD thesis in chemistry was formally accepted by a Canadian university in the past year. See www.cheminst.ca/awards/csc-awards.

The deadline for the 2017 CIC/SCI Canada Awards is Sept. 30. CIC/SCI Canada, the business forum of the CIC, honours excellence in chemistry and the chemical industry by presenting awards to industry and academic leaders for outstanding achievement. See www.cheminst.ca/awards/
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The 2017 Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Fellowship nominations must be submitted by Oct. 3. CIC Fellowships recognize the merits of members of the Constituent Societies of the CIC who have made outstanding contributions in the following areas: scientific, engineering and technical contributions; CIC, CSC, CSChE and CSCT activities; management of science, engineering or technology and teaching and mentoring as well as promotion of chemical public­ awareness. 

The CSC announces the Melanie O’Neill Young Investigator Award in Biological Chemistry. This award is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to biological chemistry while working in Canada. Nominations for this award will be accepted until Oct. 15. See www.cheminst.ca/awards/csc-awards.   

The Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) Awards nomination deadline is Dec. 1. Honours include Award for Best Graduate Student Paper in The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, the Award in Design and Industrial Practice, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award, the D.G. Fisher Award, the Hatch Innovation Award, the Process Safety Management Award and the R.S. Jane Memorial Award. See www.cheminst.ca/awards/csche-awards for details. 

The deadline for the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology’s Norman and Marion Bright Memorial Award is Dec. 1. The annual award recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to chemical technology in Canada. Details at www.cheminst.ca/awards/csct-awards.