Inorganic meeting

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A record-setting 144 inorganic chemists from the universities of Victoria, Simon Fraser, Washington, Alberta and Calgary gathered in Kelowna at UBC Okanagan May 10-12 for the 2013 Alberta/British Columbia Inorganic Chemistry Discussion Weekend. The meeting...

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Canadian chemistry contest winners

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The winners of the 2013 annual Canadian Chemistry Contest for secondary school students were announced this past June by the Chemical Education Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada. Nearly 600 chemistry students from across Canada...

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Student merit award winners

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This year’s Canadian Society for Chemistry Merit Award winners are: 1st place, the University of Toronto at Mississauga and honourable mention...

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The ‘ole cola trick draws a crowd

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Charles Lucy, a professor in the chemistry department at the University of Alberta, prepares to do a Diet-Coke-and- Mentos demonstration as part of an evening event organized by the Edmonton Local Section in March. Lucy’s presentation, called “Colour, Catalysts and Coca Cola” focused on the use of “student world examples” in teaching and public outreach...

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A good mix for innovation

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Laurence Meadows of Mitacs, a not-for-profit organization that funds internships and fellowships to encourage innovation, presents at a Vancouver Local Section event in...

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The Association of the Chemical Profession of Saskatchewan (ACPS) launched

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The Association of the Chemical Profession of Saskatchewan (ACPS) — the voice for professional chemists in Saskatchewan — held their inaugural meeting in Regina on December 8, 2012. Welcoming the announcement is Canada’s Professional Chemists, a member organization of provincial professional chemist associations and the Canadian Society for Chemistry. The ACPS is also a signatory...

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Happy half century!

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The Constituent Societies of the CIC congratulate their members who are celebrating 50-years of membership in 2013: Hanspeter Alder; Howard Alper; John Apsimon; Ronald Brown; Dennis Davies; Peter Grindrod; Ross Hoyle; Matthew Hrabluk; K. Jabalpurwala; Bryan Jones; Photios Kizas; W. Larisch; John McIntosh; Anwer Mehkeri; J. Muchowski; Frederick Otto; J. J. C. Picot; Maurice Servranckx;...

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