Learning process safety from the pros

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

On March 18, 2019, the University of Calgary’s Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) student chapter, the Chemical and Oil & Gas Engineering Students’ Society (CESS) in collaboration with the Calgary CSChE Local Section, held their Process Safety Panel. This event was free for CSChE and student chapter members and featured distinguished professionals from organizations...

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Creating a buzz around lead isotopes

ENVIRONMENT

Bees can make an outstanding contribution to detailed and comprehensive environmental monitoring, which is why scientists around the world regularly recruit them as hard-working members of their research teams. The insects forage in well-defined regions, where their bodies pick up minute samples of elements that may be present. Back in the hive, as they groom...

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Old oil fields offer new prospects

RESOURCES
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As oil fields become depleted, what remains is a brine that, until recently, was treated as a waste product which had to be carefully managed according to ever more strict environmental regulations.

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Grape expectations yield some serious science

PHOTONIC CHEMISTRY
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After demonstrations of the curious behaviour of cats and the downright baffling behaviour of boys on skateboards, some of the most common videos to be found on the World Wide Web feature people inserting all manner of objects into microwave ovens.

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