Green Chemistry

A more sustainable way to refine metals

Published: 7Jun2017

A team of chemists in Canada has developed a way to process metals without using toxic solvents and reagents. The system, which also consumes far less energy than conventional techniques, could...

The second issue of the student-led McGill Green Chemistry Journal is out!

Published: 23Feb2017

For the second year in a row, students from the Green Chemistry course (CHEM 462) are releasing their journal issue, published online as The McGill Green Chemistry Journal. This volume gathers the...

Tomislav Friščić awarded NSERC’s Steacie Memorial Fellowship

Published: 7Feb2017

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has awarded an E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowship to Prof. Tomislav Friščić, to support his work in an innovative branch of chemistry...

Nitrogen, Nitrogen Footprints and their Management

18Nov201614:30
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This event is being hosted by the Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy (TISPP), within the Faculty of Science at McGill University. This is free, open to the public, no registration...

Grinding Chemicals Together in an Effort to be Greener

Published: 18Jul2016

...In 2011, the mechanochemist Tomislav Friscic and his team used mechanochemical methods to make bismuth subsalicylate, the active ingredient of Pepto-Bismol, by grinding together bismuth oxide...

Science for a Sustainable Society: A McGill Symposium

26Jan201604:00
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  View the website for updates about the Symposium. 

CCVC Seminar: Dr. Huw M. L. Davies - Collaborative Approach for C-H Functionalization

13Oct201513:00
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The development of practical methods for site selective C-H functionalization is of intense current interest.

Reinventing chemistry via green chemistry

Published: 25Jun2015

The McGill News Magazine recently highlighted the development of green chemistry in our department, featuring Tomislav Friščić, C.J. Li, Robin Rogers and Audrey Moores. Read more on the magazine...

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