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Inorganic community mourns the loss of Dr. Tom Ziegler

It is with great sadness that the inorganic community learned that Tom Ziegler, a world leader in the area of theoretical chemistry applied to inorganic systems, passed away on March 27, 2015. Among many honours and distinctions, he was awarded our division's Alcan award in 1994 and his research achievements will continue to lead many areas of inorganic

Quantity and quality at the CSC2014 Inorganic poster session

Tim Storr and Charles Walsby present the poster awards during the Inorganic MixerThe inorganic poster session at CSC2014 was a huge success. With just over 125 posters on the Vancouver Convention Centre floor, the inorganic division lead the way in poster presentations at this year's annual meeting. One also couldn't help but be impressed by the quality of the posters either!

CSC Inorganic Division is now on Facebook!

The CSC Inorganic Division joined Facebook just before this year's CSC meeting, providing a more informal and interactive format for members of the inorganic division to find out about official Division news as well as encouraging discussions about new and upcoming events. You can find the Division facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CSCInorganicDivision. LIKE US and join the fun!

CSC2014 - only ten days away!

 We are just ten days away from the start of the CSC2014 meeting at the Convention Centre in Downtown Vancouver. The schedule looks amazing (take a look for yourself here) and we are looking forward to seeing all of you there. As you prepare your schedule for the conference, keep in mind the following items that should be of particular note for members of the inorganic division are as follows:

CSC2014 inorganic mixer to be held in popular Gastown pub!

The upcoming CSC2014 meeting in Vancouver will feature excellent symposia, talks, and posters. However, there is much to be said about the social aspects of the conference, where old friends can catch up and new friendships are created. As part of the all-important social events, we are glad to announce details of the Inorganic Mixer, which is always one of the highlights! The mixer will be held on Wednesday evening (June 4th starting at 8pm) at the Blarney Stone, an extremely popular pub at the heart of historic Gastown.

Get your abstracts submitted today!

The deadline for submission of abstracts for the upcoming CSC meeting in Vancouver is today (February 17th). Please go to http://www.csc2014.ca/ to submit your abstract. We'll see you in Vancouver!

Can. J. Chem. announces new Best Paper Award

The Canadian Journal of Chemistry (CJC) and its publisher, Canadian Science Publishing (CSP), are pleased to announce the new CJC Best Paper Award. This new award will annually recognize the “best paper” published in the CJC in the preceding year, by a scientist residing in Canada. The winner will present an award lecture at the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC)’s annual Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, with the first award to be presented in 2015. The winner will also give a sponsored lecture at one or two Canadian universities. In addition, the award-winning paper will be made open access and fully available to the public.

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