The William Dawson Scholar award recognizes a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field, similar to that of a CRC Tier 2. The Department of Chemistry is proud to host the 2015 Scholar. Congratulations Tomislav Friscic.
Congratulations to Gonzalo Cosa, who is this year’s Keith Laidler Award winner. The award will be presented to him by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, in Ottawa, June 13-17, 2015. Sponsored by the CIC Physical, Theoretical and Computation Chemistry Division, the Keith Laidler Award is presented to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of physical chemistry while working in Canada, recognizing early achievement in his/her independent research career.
Sponsored by the Materials Chemistry Division, the Award for Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry is presented to a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant who has made an outstanding contribution to materials chemistry while working in Canada.
The award will be presented to him during the 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place in Ottawa, June 13-17, 2015.
Sponsored by Gilead Alberta ULC the R.U. Lemieux Award is presented to an organic chemist who has made a distinguished contribution to any area of organic chemistry and who is currently working in Canada. CJ Li will be awarded and will present a lecture at the98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Ottawa, June 13-17, 2015.
Jeffrey Quesnel is a senior graduate student in the group of Bruce Arndtsen. He won the 2014 Udho Parsini Diwan Prize, an award given to the graduate student authoring the most exciting research article in the past year in the Department. Jeff summarizes below the importance of his article, "A Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylation Approach to Acid Chloride Synthesis", published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (J. Am. Chem.
Congratulations to Faculty of Education undergraduate student Jennifer Looi for her outstanding achievement in the Teacher Education category at The Undergraduate Awards 2013 Global Summit. Jennifer, who is in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), was invited to Dublin earlier this month to accept her award, and meet similarly accomplished students from around the world to exchange ideas.
English Version: Dr. Samarthji Lal Award 2014
Version française: Bourse 2014, Dr. Samarthji Lal
Please RSVP* to rethink [at] mcgill [dot] ca by Friday, March 22, 2013.
The Office of Sustainability is proud to recognize the many and significant efforts that have taken place at McGill this year to grow toward sustainability, including the development of a comprehensive sustainability strategy through the Vision 2020 process.
The deadline for submissions will be February 27 2013
The 3rd annual Catalyst Awards will be held in 2013 to recognize students, staff, and faculty who have made meaningful and enduring contributions to the sustainability movement at McGill University. The purpose of these awards is to acknowledge and celebrate those who have motivated action and led the way towards integrating sustainability into McGill’s operations, curriculum, and culture.