Celebrating Black chemists around the world

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Over the summer of 2020, American chemist Dr. Devin Swiner was paying close attention as Twitter campaigns promoting scientists of colour started taking off. “I thought I’d love to curate a #BlackinChem campaign. I looked around and said, ‘Who is down to help with that?’” The result? A hugely successful week of networking.

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CIC Career Exploration Series: Darren Telepanich (Director of R&D at Sofina Foods Inc.)

CAREERS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Darren Telepanich describes himself as a regular person, yet his humility does not do his professional achievements justice. Before beginning his path in research and development (R&D), he studied Chemical Engineering Technology at Mohawk College and did his cooperative placement as a Product Developer at Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Telepanich quickly transitioned into a full-time...

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Bringing students and companies together

LOCAL SECTIONS

On November 26th, 2020, the CIC Montreal Chapter hosted their first Online Job Fair. The event brought together close to a hundred people, including young graduates and industry representatives, all in the field of organic chemistry. The event featured two speakers from local pharmaceutical companies and contract research organizations who presented the state of the...

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CIC Kingston Local Section building bonds for success

LOCAL SECTIONS

In the midst of COVID-19, where a lack of connection is a common feeling among the chemical community, the CIC Kingston Local Section has been hard at work relaunching our network to bring chemists, chemical engineers, and chemical technologists back together (virtually for now).  Our largest initiative, Bonds for Success: Kingston Chemical Sciences Mentorship Network...

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