NSERC introduces new research funding options

CAREERS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

This year’s Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference in Halifax features a professional development session that will introduce participants to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council’s new Alliance Grants program. The new initiative, which was formally launched earlier this year, replaces and combines several familiar research funding streams. This single program consolidates awards that were formerly...

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Vaincre la malaria une protéine à la fois

CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH

« On est les premiers au monde à voir à quoi ressemble la protéine sur l’échelle atomique ! », s’enthousiasme Charles Calmettes, professeur au Centre INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier. Il a contribué à une étude récente publiée dans la revue Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences qui révèle la structure de la protéine kinase G (PKG) et son fonctionnement....

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LGBTQ+ in STEM conference

CHEMISTRY IN SOCIETY

On October 4th and 5th, 2019, the University of Windsor hosted the LGBTQ+ in STEM conference, a first of its kind event in Canada, with participants from across Canada and a few from the US. The Chemical Institute of Canada was a proud supporter of this event, which brought together LGBTQ+ people and allies to...

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Invitation to students to participate

CONFERENCES
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With less than two weeks to go, the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) is excited to host the 69th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CCEC) at the Halifax Convention Centre. Many of the delegates are undergraduate and graduate students from across Canada. We at the CSChE believe that students are the future and that we...

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Pursuing policy

CIC MEMBERS

Thomas Baker, FCIC, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Catalysis Science for Energy Applications at the University of Ottawa, recently became a faculty affiliate with the university’s Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP). This position will allow him to participate in ISSP governance meetings, where he can contribute to setting priorities for this multi-disciplinary academic body’s work on teaching, research, and outreach.

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Verifying the virtues of volunteering

CAREERS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Over the last 4 years, I have made the Chemical Institute of Canada – Toronto Section a major part of my volunteer work. As I approach the end of my graduate degree, I wanted to share with the CIC membership how volunteering with the CIC has helped shape who I am today and changed the trajectory of my career.

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EIC Accepting Nominations

CIC MEMBERS
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The Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC) is currently accepting nominations for its 2020 senior awards and EIC fellowship inductees. The deadline for nominations is midnight, November 15, 2019.  The awards include: SIR JOHN KENNEDY MEDAL For outstanding services rendered to the engineering profession, or of noteworthy contributions to the science of engineering, or to the...

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Science Literacy Week gets under way

CIC MEMBERS

Next week, September 16-22, is Science Literacy Week, an annual celebration of scientists and science communication that is taking place in locations across the country. Keep an eye out for events in your community. The local library may have a themed display of science books that come recommended by other readers. Science centres, museums, and...

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A Maritime meeting this fall

CONFERENCES

Labour Day is coming up fast, along with the early registration deadline for the 69th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference on September 9th. The event will take  place October 20-23 at the newly opened Halifax Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where participants will have an opportunity to hear from some of the leading people in...

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