The 11th Annual CSACS Student Symposium takes place Sept. 18 at McGill University. The Centre for Self-Assembled Chemical Structures event features keynote speaker Gilles Bourret of Salzburg University. Students can showcase their research at a talk or poster presentation. The abstract submission deadline is Aug. 28 and registration closes Sept. 11. See http://csacs.concordia.ca/en/registration
The nomination deadline for the Canadian Society for Chemistry’s inaugural Tom Ziegler Award is Sept. 30. The award will be given to a Canadian scientist who has made a distinguished contribution to computational or theoretical chemistry. Details at www.cheminst.ca/awards/csc-awards.
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.
The call for nominations for the 2016 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 Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering announces The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award, to be bestowed on a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who has made an outstanding contribution to chemical engineering and demonstrated exceptional promise while working in Canada. Eligible candidates must have held their first professional appointment as an independent researcher for 10 years or less at the time of nomination. Deadline is Dec. 1. Go to www.cheminst.ca/awards/csche-awards.
The uOttawa Chemical Engineering Student Society (ChESS), uOttawa Chem Club, Carleton Chemistry and Biochemistry Society (CCBS) and CIC Ottawa Local Section announce the first annual National Capital Region Engineering and Science Career Fair. The event, which provides access to the more than 15,000 engineering and science students, runs from Oct. 22-23. Booths are $200. Details at http://chess.essaeg.ca.