Industrial Post Doc opportunity at Grillo-Werke AG

There is an industrial post doc position currently available at Grillo (R&D department) in Duisburg, Germany. This position will involve work on a new industrial process and Grillo is looking for a Canadian or international chemist to fill the position. Length of contract: 1 year Job description/preferred skillset: – Synthesis under high pressure (100bar) in batch and continuous reactor systems. – Working […]

National Chemistry Week in collaboration with the OACETT

The National Chemistry Week (NCW) is an annual, week-long celebration of the chemical sciences in all provinces and territories in Canada. It’s a great opportunity for youth to get connected with the wonders of chemistry and for the not-so-young to appreciate the positive aspects of chemistry through hands-on experiments, games, demonstrations, lectures, exhibitions and more. In the celebration of NCW […]

Sign Up for the Mentorship Program

In collaboration with Women in Chemistry Toronto (WICTO), a mentorship program was established to match graduate student mentors with undergraduate mentees. For graduate mentors: develop your leadership and professionalism, gain experience in advising students interested in your field, and gain interpersonal and leadership skills vital to most professions outside of graduate school For undergraduate mentees: learn from a diverse set […]

AGM 2016

By Kim Osten The CIC Toronto Section held their Annual General Meeting on May 26th at the Mill Street Beer Hall. At the AGM, members and non-members enjoyed a catered meal by Mill Street while listening to their beer enthusiast, Dan, talk about the process and the history of beer. The term’s Chair, Kazim Agha, highlighted the many events that […]

Science Rendezvous Toronto Science Fair and CIC Toronto Section Poster Competition

By Kim Osten On May 7th, 2016 Science Rendezvous in collaboration with the Toronto Section of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CICTor) held the inaugural Science Rendezvous Toronto Science Fair at the University of Toronto’s St. George Campus. Over 100 people attended the event, including over 40 students from various schools in the Toronto area, along with their teachers and […]

Remembering Lorenzo Ferrari

We are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our friend and colleague, Lorenzo Ferrari. As the CIC/SCI Canada Chair and former CSC Chair, Lorenzo has been a great influence and presence in the Canadian chemistry community. He has also helped strengthen the role of Canada’s chemical industry as the Manager of Business and Market Development with BASF Canada. In addition to his […]