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Postdoc Position in Catalysis/Biomass Conversion/Mining Waste Processing

A post-doctoral position in heterogeneous catalysis/materials processing is available at the University of Guelph in the laboratories of Prof. Marcel Schlaf and Prof. Emily Chiang. The research project aims at the use of Red Mud and other mining related iron-based & waste materials as (sacrificial) catalysts for the upgrading of pyrolysis bio-oil to usable fuels with potential synergistic value-addition effects on the catalyst materials used (See websites given above for recent publications).

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.

Tenure track position in Sustainable Chemistry at MUN

The Department of Chemistry, Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective on or after 1 Sept 2014, subject to budgetary approval.

Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference

Event Date: 
2014/05/01 to 2014/05/03
Event Location: 
University of Victoria
The 2014 Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference will be hosted by the University of Victoria in early May, 2014 with a focus on "Fueling Creative Energy". Interested undergraduate researchers should register and apply to give an oral or poster presentation by April 1st, 2014.
 Stephen Campbell, Principal Scientist at the

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.