DEPARTMENT OF

Chemistry

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  • Working on a chip in the Electronic Shop

    Working on a chip in the Electronic Shop

  • Chernoff Hall lounge area

    Chernoff Hall lounge area

  • Lecture taking place in Chernoff

    Lecture taking place in Chernoff

  • Chernoff Main Hall

    Chernoff Hall - Home of the Department of Chemistry

  • Equipment in the Mass Spectrometry Lab

    Equipment in the Mass Spectrometry Lab

  • Equipment in the Nuclear Magnetic Reaction Lab

    Equipment in the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Lab

  • Equipment in the Surface Analysis Lab

    Equipment in the Surface Analysis Lab

  • Equipment in the X-ray Crystallography Lab

    Equipment in the X-ray Crystallography Lab

Department Spotlight


Zac Hudson

Zachary Hudson has been appointed Assistant Professor and Tier II Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia.

Seminar Series


  • Blue Border
    Friday, August 8, 2014
    11:30 AM
    Chernoff Hall, Room 202
     
    PhD Departmental Seminar
     
    Sogol Borjian Borojeni
    Supervisor - M. Baird
     
    "Study on the Efficiency of Pd(η3-1-PhC3H4)(η5-C5H5) as a Precursor for Buchwald-Hartwig Amination Reactions"
     

     

  • Blue Border
    Thursday, August 14, 2014
    11:30 AM
    Chernoff Hall, Room 202
     
    Hannu Hakinen
    Nano Science Centre, Jyvlskyla, Finland
     
    "Gold and silver in nanoscale, dispersed by ligands to molecular precision"

     

  • Blue Border
    Friday, August 15, 2014
    11:30 PM
    Chernoff Hall, Room 202
     
    Zachary Hudson
    University of Bristol
     
    "From Nanopixels to Nanospears: Living Self-Assembly of Tailored Micelle Architectures"
     
  • Blue Border
    Monday, August 18, 2014
    11:30 AM
    Chernoff Hall, Room 202
     
    Shigeru Yamago
    Institute of Chemical Research, Kyoto University
     
    "Organic Synthesis Leading to New Materials"

News & Events


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    Professor Diane Beauchemin's Research is featured in Chemistry World

    Diane Beauchemin group’s research was featured in Chemistry World published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. The article outlined a new forensic tool that is being developed using a combination of spectroscopy and statistical analysis to determine a person’s gender and ethnicity through a thread of hair.

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    Avena Ross, Queen's National Scholar in Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry

    Dr. Ross was born in Manitoba, however, she grew up in New Zealand where she attended the University of Auckland. Dr. Ross was supported by NSERC during her PhD studies and is currently an NSERC postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Ross joins the Department of Chemistry in January 2015 as a Queen’s National Scholar in Chemical Biology.

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    Bader Celebration Snieckus Quote

    Following the celebration of Alfred Bader’s 90th birthday  at Queen's, the weekly magazine of the American Chemical Society (over 18,000 members), C&EN News published (April 28th issue) a surprise laudatio article with well wishes and videos from recognized chemists and friends around the world.

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    Dr. Cathy Crudden is awarded a CIC fellowship through Chemical Institute of Canada

    Congratulations to Cathy Crudden on being awarded a CIC fellowship through the Chemical Institute of Canada. This fellowship is awarded based on the merits of members of the Constituent Societies of the CIC who have made outstanding contributions.

Research Spotlight


Lily Huang crushing a hair sample

Crime fighters could have a new tool at their disposal following promising research by Queen’s professor Diane Beauchemin. Read the full "Caught by a Hair" article