Lab Tour & Talks at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Who would have thought that just in a few hours you can learn so much? On October 21st CIC Toronto in collaboration with Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) did it! They invited students for an intense and interesting program, where students not only could learn about the chemistry research being done at OICR, but also attend a career advice […]

Student Awards Night 2015

The CIC Toronto section hosted the annual Student Awards Night (SAN) to promote and recognize student academic achievements.  This year, the SAN was held on November 20that the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre at Ryerson University. A total of 23 students representing high schools, colleges and universities across the GTA were awarded that night for various achievements in their […]

Annual General Meeting 2015

Dr. Dérick Rousseau presenting his talk on the chemistry of chocolate The CIC Toronto Section Annual General Meeting 2015 was very successful, producing 72 attendees, which is a record high. Preceeding the AGM was the first CIC Café, a chocolate themed Networking event where members listened to Guest Speaker Dr. Derick Rousseau share his research on chocolate, characterizing the different crystal […]

Crystal Growing Contest 2015

On Tuesday, December 8, the Toronto Section of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CICTOR) was very happy to see that over 15 schools participated in this year’s Crystal Growing Competition! University of Toronto’s very own Crystallographer, Dr. Alan Lough, participated in the judging of this year’s crystals. We had wonderful submissions in all three categories (Best Overall, Best Quality, Best Teacher), please see the Crystal […]

Celebration of National Chemistry Week at the Toronto Public Library Branches

CIC Toronto Section celebrated National Chemistry week during October 18-25. Chemistry demonstrations in Toronto libraries were part of this celebration. We believe that nothing in this world can exist without chemistry being involved in it. Delivering this message for future generation is one of our priorities. They should believe that knowing and understanding chemistry is essential for nowadays life. We […]

The Industrial Chemistry and Engineering Conference is coming up in November!

The Industrial Chemistry and Engineering Conference is coming up in November!

The Industrial Chemistry and Engineering (ICE) Conference/Courses will bring together industry experts, highlighting new chemical manufacturing processes, emerging regulatory affairs and advances in laboratory practices. The ICE Conference will offer one day of speaker presentations (Nov. 2) followed by 2 days of optional Professional Development Courses (Nov. 3-4). Chemistry is known for its diversity, and the same can be said […]

Ryerson’s Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Prepares for Liftoff in Fall 2015

Undergraduate students from the Faculty of Science at Ryerson University were given the amazing opportunity to design a science experiment to be performed in space! The 9 week research competition was in collaboration with high school students across the GTA. More than 160 students participated in the competition and a total of 21 proposals were submitted. We congratulate Preet Kahlon, […]