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November 17 Student seminar  Arash Amirkhany, Maguire group. What goes around comes around: the translation of chemical risks into business risks. 12:00-13:00. OM 428.

November 6


Professional and Business Etiquette — Unspoken Rules for Success: networking, business and professional communication, dining etiquette. Niem Tu Huynh (CaPS McGill). 12:00-14:00. de Grandpré room, MNI. jacqueline [dot] farrell [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Registration required.)

October 20 Student seminar  Anna Albertson, Lumb group. An efficient, biomimetic approach to lignan natural products via oxidative cyclobutane fragmentation. 12:00-13:00. OM 428.

October 2


How to Talk So the Media Will Listen. Oct. 2, 9:30-12:30. McGill Media Services, Prof. Tim Kennedy, and invited journalists. With the CREATE in Neuroengineering. 9:30-12:30. Burnside 107. jacqueline [dot] farrell [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Registration required).

September 22


Intellectual Property and You. Hugh Mansfield; Lawyer and Patent Agent, Goudreau Gage Dubuc. 13:00-16:00. P&P 109B. jacqueline [dot] farrell [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Registration required).

September 8 Student seminar  Sai Chandrasekar, Ghoshal group. Enhanced reductive dechlorination of trichloroethylene by sulfidated nanoscale zero valent iron. 12:00-13:00. OM 428.

August 25


How to Start McGill’s Own Student-Led Green Chemistry Initiative. Laura Reyes, University of Toronto. 12:30-14:30. Ruttan Room. jacqueline [dot] farrell [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Registration required).

August 21 Student seminar  Davin Tan, Friscic group. Medicine balls and smashing crystals: Mechanochemical synthesis of pharmaceutically relevant sulfonyl -ureas, -thioureas and –guanidines. 12:00-13:00. Ruttan Room.

June 16


What is Leadership? Campus Life & Engagement. 11:00-12:00. Brown Building, room 5001.

June 9 Student seminar  Jack Cheong, Auclair group. Expanding the Organic Toolbox: Asymmetric C-H Oxidation and C=C Epoxidation by P450 enzymes. 12:00-13:00. Otto Maass 428.
May 23 Seminar  How to Publish Your Research in High-Impact Journals. With the Royal Society of Chemistry. May 23, 15:00-16:00. Ruttan Room.
May 19 Conference CEMWOQ: Crystal Engineering and Emerging Materials Workshop of Ontario and Quebec. May 19, 9:00-18:00. Room 217 for talks; poster session in the General Chemistry Lab.

May 12


POSTPONED: TBA. How to Talk to the Media and Not Get Misquoted. Carole Graveline and Jacquie Rourke (McGill Media Relations), with invited journalists. May 12, 9:30-16:00. Burnside 105.

May 5 Student seminar  Boran Xu, Arndtsen group. A Tyrosinase-Based, TEMPO-Free Approach to Highly Active Copper Catalysts for the Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols. 12:00-13:00. Otto Maass 428.

April 30


Facilitation Skills workshop: Leading Effective Discussions. Campus Life & Engagement. 10:00-16:30. Education Building.

April 28


Writing workshop: Polishing Poster Presentations. Chris Corkery, Barrett Group. 9:30-11:30. McIntyre Medical Building, room 208/9.

April 23


Making Connections: How to Network at Conferences with CREATE Green Chemistry and CREATE Neuroengineering.

Presented by Susan Molnar of CAPS McGill. 11:00-12:00. Otto Maass 428.

April 14


Student seminar: Simon Girard, Li group. Dehydrogenative Aromatisation: New Synthetic Methodologies for Functionalized Arenes. 12:00-13:00. Otto Maass 428.

April 7

Training Day

Waters: Supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) hands-on training. 9:00-4:00. Otto Maass 440.

March 27


Professional and Business Etiquette — Unspoken Rules for Success: networking, business and professional communication, dining etiquette. Darlene Hnatchuk (CaPS McGill). 9:45-11:15. Ruttan Room: Otto Maass.

March 24


Student seminar: Isla Milne, Maguire group.


March 13

Lunch & Learn

The Drivers of Green Chemistry. Kira Matus (London School of Economics). 12:45-14:00. Thompson House. jacqueline [dot] farrell [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Registration required).

March 6


Intellectual Property: Christian Cawthorn (Partner, Patent Agent from Norton Rose Fulbright Canada) and the McGill Patent Protection Office. 13:00-16:00. Ruttan Room: Otto Maass.

February 17


Student seminar: Stoyan Rangelov, Nicell group.

January 23


POSTPONED. Making Connections: How to Network at Conferences with CREATE Green Chemistry and CREATE Neuroengineering.

Presented by Linda Cicuta of CAPS McGill. 12:00 to 14:00. de Grandpré meeting room, MNI. Lunch is included. 


December 5


ACS webinar: Alternative Assessments: Strategies for Sustainable Product Development. Question period with Dr. Audrey Moores. 14:00-15:00. Pulp & Paper 113.

December 9


Student seminar: Kenneth Esguerra, Lumb group.

November 25


Student seminar: Monika Rak, Moores group.

October 21

Seminar Student seminar: Marie Barnes; Jessop group (Queen's University)

September 23

Seminar Student seminar: Sourjya Bhattacharjee; Ghoshal group. 

September 13-14, Bronfman Building

Workshop/seminars Sustainable Innovation Through Green Chemistry Workshop and Case Competition, and lectures by David Constable and Lynn Leger.

September 5-6

Workshop 2nd Canada-China Green Chemistry and Catalysis Workshop
June 26 Seminar Student Seminar Cristina_Mottillo Friscic group
June 12 Workshop Micro GC_training_day  Agilent
June 11 Workshop Perkin Elmer_Lunch and Learn Series
May 31 Workshop Self-Assembly in the  Solid State as a Route to Greener Chemical Processes
May 28 Seminar Endocrine Disruption Seminar
May 24 Workshop Interdisciplinary Teaching Initiatives
May 22 Seminar Student Seminar: Danielle Vlaho
April 22 Seminar Student Seminar: Vanja Polic
March 27 Workshop CAT systems H*E*L
March 25 Seminar Student Seminar: Jeffrey Quesnel
February 25 Seminar Student Seminar: Nick Uhlig
February 19 Workshop Intellectual Property
February 15 Workshop Mettler Toledo: ReactIR and EasyMax State-of-the-Art Technologies for Organic Synthetic Research
December 6 ACS Webinar J. Zimmerman: Rational Design of Safer Chemicals
November 5 Seminar Dr Scialli: Hazard vs Risk: REACH as a case study
September 7-8 Workshop Sustainable innovation through Green Chemistry: an interdisciplinary student workshop


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