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Chemistry researchers Young and VandenBoer funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada

Chemistry researchers Young and VandenBoer funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada

Co-Investigators Profs. Cora Young and Trevor VandenBoer received a grant from Environment and Climate Change Canada entitled "Understanding the composition, sources, and risks of airborne PFAS in Canada". Poly- and perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) are persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic compounds found throughout Canada, including remote regions. This grant will help to understand the sources, transport, […]

Career Paths in Chemistry

Career Paths in Chemistry

Please see the poster advertisement for the upcoming Career Day event being co-ordinated across several groups in the department: Seminars, Recruitment, Chemistry Society (CSY), and Working for Inclusivity in Chemistry (WIC). Sign up now to join us on Zoom for either (or both) events, using the links provided on the poster (and below). The event […]

Graduate Studies Open House

Graduate Studies Open House

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce that we will be hosting this year’s virtual Graduate Studies Open House on January 22, 2022.  There is no cost to attend the event and registration is simple. Please register by December 12, 2021 using this online form.

Major infrastructure funding through the Canadian Foundation of Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) program

Major infrastructure funding through the Canadian Foundation of Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) program

Congratulations to Professors Art Orellana and Christine Le for securing major infrastructure funding through the Canadian Foundation of Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) program. Please see the recent YFile article.

Teaching & Learning Funding for Kyle Belozerov in Chemistry

Teaching & Learning Funding for Kyle Belozerov in Chemistry

Congratulations to Kyle Belozerov who has been awarded a YUFA Teaching & Learning Development Grant for his project entitled “Virtual Reality-Based Structure Visualization In The Classroom: A Pilot Project.” The grant will allow him to develop classroom activities that involve visualizing biological macromolecules in virtual reality and to begin testing this exciting new technology in […]

Virtual Graduate Open House

Virtual Graduate Open House

The Department of Chemistry held its first Virtual Graduate Open House on January 23, 2021, which attracted over 40 undergraduate students from within and outside of Canada. The event was hosted using Gather.town, an online conference platform that combines face-to-chat video calling with the nostalgia of retro video games. During the event, prospective students had the opportunity to network with faculty members and current students at the poster session, one-on-one meetings, graduate student ‘ask me anything’ session, and in the lounge, […]