2018 Provincial Election Responses

2018 Provincial Election Responses

Earlier this year we asked you guys what topics you would like to hear from the 2018 MPP (Member of Provincial Parliament) candidates in the University-Rosedale electoral district. Fast forward to this month, the Liberals, NDP and Green party stepped up to answer and comment on their party’s views on the following topics: science funding (including research funding and graduate […]

Career Fair 2018 Overview

Career Fair 2018 Overview

by Julia Bayne This year the CIC Toronto Section hosted over 90 people at our annual Career Fair at the University of Toronto on Thursday, April 26th, 2018.  The event was tailored towards graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and early career CIC members from across the Greater Toronto Area. This year’s event was supported through generous donations from our Platinum Sponsors: […]

Networking Night at the XRCC with Innovation4D

On March 6, 2018, Xerox, GreenCentre Canada and the Research Innovation Commercialization (RIC) Centre hosted a networking night for students and professionals in the chemical science and electronics industries at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC). Xerox, GreenCentre and the RIC Centre are incubators for start-up companies or individuals with materials technology to find funding and bring their innovation to market. […]

Student Awards Night 2017

Student Awards Night 2017

  by Matthew Gradiski CIC Toronto’s annual Student Awards Night took place on January 23, 2018 at York University. Student Awards Night honours the academic achievements of post-secondary students from colleges and universities across Toronto and the GTA. A Silver Medal is awarded to students who have displayed outstanding academic merit by achieving the highest GPA in their respective program. […]

Chemistry professionals present wide career possibilities to graduates and postdocs at the 4th annual career fair

by Kim Osten This year the CIC Toronto Section hosted over 125 people at our annual Career Fair at the University of Toronto on Friday April 28th, 2017. The event was tailored towards graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and early career CIC members from across the Greater Toronto Area. This year’s event was supported through generous donations from our Platinum Sponsors: […]

Mill’s St. Brewery Tour

On January 25th, CIC Toronto Sector held our annual brewery tour at Mill Street Brewery in the Distillery District. Over 40 CIC members and guests toured Mill Street’s brewing and distilling facilities and had a chance to sample some of the brewery’s products. Dan North (Beer Enthusiast and Brew Pub Educator) led tours through the brewing rooms and guests learned […]

Mentorship Program Launch

On January 12th, the CIC Toronto Section and Women in Chemistry Toronto (WiCTO) kicked off their first joint mentorship program at the University of Toronto Chemistry Department with a Meet and Greet event. 60 participants, a mixture of mentors and mentees, came to the department to socialize over snacks and a make-your-own hot chocolate bar. The mentorship program aims to […]