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Take a quick conference overview

CONFERENCES

CIC graphic designer extraordinaire Krista Leroux has made it easy for you to navigate the busy itinerary of the upcoming Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, which takes place in Halifax from October 20-23.

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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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Networking instrumentation for remote access

EDUCATION

When I was younger, I remember visiting a friend whose parents were talking about how their work environment was changing. Their office had only just started using a new form of inter-departmental messages, called e-mail, instead of sending handwritten notes through the intra-office mail. The consequence of this transition was that everyone was required to...

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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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Hewers of wood, drawers of water, pumpers of petroleum

CHEMISTRY FOR ENERGY & THE ENVIRONMENT

Canada’s impressive base of natural resources, along with the hard work and entrepreneurship that has developed them, is a defining feature of the country. Like the fur trade, forestry, and mining, the development of petroleum oil and gas products has most recently added to this national character. Our lives would look substantially different without the...

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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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Early career publishing workshop

CONFERENCES

The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering is pleased to once again offer our Early Career Publishing Workshop as part of the student program at CCEC 2019. This session will feature presentations from our Editor-in-Chief, João B. P. Soares, and Mia Ricci, our Executive Editor with our publishing partner Wiley. You will learn how to incorporate...

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Can. J. Chem. Eng. October issue

PUBLICATIONS

The October issue of The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering is now available. This issue features the official announcement of our Best Graduate Student Paper award winner, Khushaal Popli from University of Alberta, for his 2018 article “Development of a vision‐based online soft sensor for oil sands flotation using support vector regression and its application...

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