Green Chemistry

A greener way to make ketones

Published: 26Jan2018

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a new, more environmentally friendly way to make ketones, an important chemical ingredient in pharmaceuticals.  While ketones are found in a wide...

Shaking up gold and palladium

Published: 25Jan2018

Mechanochemical method makes noble metal compounds without solvents or harsh reagents. Read more in Chemical & Engineering News, the magazine of the American Chemical Society.

McGill Chemistry PhD graduate secures a Green Chemistry Research Grant

Published: 10Oct2014

Reuben Hudson (bottom right on the photo) is currnetly a post doctoral fellow at Colby University in Maine, in the group of Jeffrey Katz, where he studies the synthesis of polymers. He secured this...

A better way to make chemicals?

Published: 3Dec2012

Bulk solvents, widely used in the chemical industry, pose a serious threat to human health and the environment. As a result, there is growing interest in avoiding their use by relying on ...

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...

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

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

Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry Case Competition Promotes Cross-Faculty Collaboration

Published: 16Mar2015

On January 16-17, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), CREATE in Green Chemistry, and the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED),...

Making hydrogenation greener

Published: 27Jun2013

Researchers from McGill University, RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Wako, Japan) and the Institute for Molecular Science (Okazaki, Japan) have discovered a way to make the...

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...

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