Nuit Blanche - Le futur est [Pr][O][C][He]/The Future is [Ne][Ar]


Eng: What role will chemistry play in our future? Come see live demonstrations with the McGill Chemistry Outreach Group during their presentation The Future is [Ne][Ar]. For time travellers of all...

ChemPhoto is back! The 2nd “ChemPhoto” McGill Department of Chemistry Photo Exhibition needs your art!

Published: 19Feb2019

Last year the McGill Outreach launched the first ever “ChemPhoto”, a photo exhibition of chemistry to coincide with Nuit Blanche. This chemistry-themed photo exhibition not only was welcomed by...

Professor Theo van de Ven received the John S. Bates Memorial Gold Medal

Published: 18Feb2019

The John S. Bates Memorial Gold Medal is the highest distinction awarded to a Member of PAPTAC (the Pulp And Paper Technical Association of Canada). The Gold Medal is in recognition of long term...

Textiles from trees: what's old is new again

Published: 11Feb2019

Two McGill chemistry professors, Theo van de Ven and Jean-Philip Lumb, have developed a new way to make textiles from cellulose, the basic building block of plants, in a breakthrough that has the...