Meet the National Office Team: Tiffany Noel

What do you do at the CIC? Most of my time is devoted to the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, where I am the first point of contact for new content. I go through submissions and review them in detail, looking for things like formatting changes that might have to be done. Depending on what…

Meet the National Office team: Krista Leroux

What do you do at the CIC? I am the CIC’s graphic designer and webmaster. What does a graphic designer do? Well, we make things look fabulous! We do this by ensuring consistent brand identity across all CIC marketing materials, which ensures the visual elements have a professional look and feel. I literally illustrate the…

Monsaroff Student Paper Presentation Night

The Monsaroff Student Paper Night was introduced in the 1960’s and is named in recognition of Boris Monsaroff, an industrial chemist/chemical engineer and author, who lived and worked in Hamilton, for more than 30 years and who played a leading role in the Chemical Institute of Canada (ClC). Monsaroff maintained a vigorous interest in science and economics and was deeply…

Meet the National Office team: Keith Lapierre

What do you do at the CIC? I am CIC’s conference program coordinator. As such, I work cohesively (and constantly!) with the conference organizing committees from the Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition and the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference to deliver an exceptional experience for attendees. It’s an exciting opportunity to work closely with leaders in…

About CNC-IUPAC

The Canadian National Committee for the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (CNC-IUPAC) was formed in 1993 and is supported by the National Research Council (NRC) and the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC).  The CNC-IUPAC is the Canadian identity for IUPAC, the world authority on chemical nomenclature and terminology and more. It is a leader…

Meet the National Office team: Claire Duncan

What do you do at the CIC? I am the production editor for The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering. While guiding articles through the production process and compiling issues, I work closely with our authors and our typesetting team at Wiley. I sometimes copy edit articles, but more typically work on them once they have…

Meet the National Office team: Tim Lougheed

What do you do at the CIC? My name appears as the writer on many of the articles for Canadian Chemical News, but I also serve as the editor, which means I am involved in the handling of most of the items you see there. This process starts with prowling a wide range of news…

End of the year, end of the decade

Yes, we know the decade that has become known as the “teens” will not officially end until December 31, 2020. But now is when we all stop using “201x” as the format for writing the year, so this feels like a fresh start. Before that happens, however, please join us for a quick look back…

Recognizing the best

The CIC has a long tradition of showcasing the talent this country produces in the chemical sciences, as a review of this year’s award winners will confirm. The list includes University of Toronto Professor Molly Shoichet, who was honoured by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) as that organization’s 2019 Distinguished Woman….

Meet the National Office team: Ki-Youn Kim

What do you do at the CIC? I am the office’s Community Development Coordinator, which means I wear many different hats. Sometimes you will find me working with our members in student chapters, local sections, and subject divisions, where I am always trying to foster a strong sense of community. When our national conferences get…

2019 – Year in Review

As we launch our 2020 CIC membership campaign, we are creating a conversation around what membership means and how being a CIC member can help you grow, learn, connect, and recognize in your development as a chemical sciences professional. To give you a sense of what we do at the CIC, here is an update on the exciting initiatives and dialogues we have had over the last year.

Meet the National Office team: Hamish McPherson

What do you do at CIC? I am the Communications Coordinator. Among other things, I’m the one who assembles the bi-weekly newsletter that arrives in every member’s inbox. I also handle social media platforms, e-mail campaigns, and sponsorship for our two big conferences, CCCE and CCEC. How has your background led up to this work?…