Cultivate the science communicator within you

CAREERS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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Take us up on a unique opportunity to bring your experience and insights to communicating some of the most important issues surrounding science and technology in Canada. The CIC invites you to nominate yourself to represent the CIC community and attend the 2019 Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC) or the 2019 Association of Science-Technology Centers...

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Science fair marks a milestone

EDUCATION

CIC’s Ottawa-Hull section continues to play an integral role in the Expo-Sciences Régionale de l’Outaouais, the Quebec-wide science fair which has just wrapped up its 35th in the province. Retired chemist and section member Denis Bérubé oversees the judging and distribution of the prizes, which attract audiences on the order of 1,000 people or more....

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Canadian Chemistry Contest winners announced

EDUCATION
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The 2019 edition of the Canadian Chemistry Contest (CCC) was held on Monday, April 15, 2019.  The contest was written by 633 Canadian students from across the country, in conjunction with the Canadian Chemistry Olympiad (CCO).  This year, ASDAN, a skills-based learning group specializing in international education, also offered this exam to approximately 850 students...

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Putting faces to the initiatives behind equity, diversity, and inclusion

CHEMISTRY FOR SOCIETY
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The 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CCCE) in Quebec City featured an entire day of sessions devoted to various aspects of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) as they affect people in all walks of their personal and working lives. It marked the third year that this theme has made up a major part of...

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CIC Elects Paul Smith Vice-Chair

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Paul Smith, Vice President of Xerox Innovation Group and Director of the Xerox Research Centre of Canada, became the Vice-Chair of the Chemical Institute of Canada’s Board of Directors at the organization’s Annual General Meeting in Quebec City on June 6.

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Meet the CSC Board of Directors

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The Canadian Society for Chemistry elected its 2019-2020 board at the June 6 Annual General Meeting in Quebec City, where the directors re-affirmed their commitment to the organization’s strategic initiatives.

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2019 CIC Chemical Education Fund grant recipients

EDUCATION
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The CIC Chemical Education Fund (CEF) promotes education in the fields of chemical sciences, chemical engineering, chemical technology and related disciplines. Each year, the CEF awards financial support to various education events and initiatives.

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Federal Budget 2019

RESEARCH
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The 2019 Federal budget continued the Government’s commitment to investment in science and research and education, through a few initiatives including the expansion of the Student-Work-Integrated Learning Program

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