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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 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.

Prof. Joanna Aizenberg from Harvard University to deliver 2014 Whidden Lectures at McMaster

Prof. Joanna Aizenberg from Harvard University has been announced as the 2014 Whidden Lecturer at McMaster University.

Students shine at RISE2013 ugrad conference

RISE2013, this year's Reactive Intermediates Student Exchange conference, brought together 10 top undergraduates from across Canada to share their summer research results on the campus of UBC Vancouver.

2013-14 Inorganic Division Calendar Competition

Following on last year's calendar project, the ID of the Canadian Society for Chemistry is creating a September 2013 – August 2014 calendar for electronic distribution to its membership. The graphical content of the calendar will highlight student research at Canadian universities.

Welcome to the new Inorganic Division Website!

Welcome to the new CSC Inorganic Division website! As you may know, the Division hosted a website for several years, providing some general information of interest to Inorganic Chemists in Canada. Scott McIndoe (UVic), our previous webmaster, hosted and maintained the site for the Division for several years. Our previous site was closed when the CSC requested that all CSC activities be hosted on its own website. At the last CSC meeting, Divisions were informed that Divisions would now be responsible for their own web presence...