DEPARTMENT OF

Chemistry

 

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  • Chernoff Main Hall

    Chernoff Hall - Home of the Department of Chemistry

  • 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

  • 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


Café Scientifique

Dr. Stève Baranton
Université de Poitiers
 
Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Hydrogen Conversion into Energy
 
Thursday, March 5th, 2015
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Chernoff Hall
Rm 202
 
Light refreshments will be served
 
This event is kindly sponsored by the Consulate General of France in Toronto

Seminar Series


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    Friday, March 6, 2015
    11:30 AM
    Chernoff Hall, Room 117
     

    Synlett and Synthesis Lectureships

    Costa Metallinos
    Brock University
     
    Unusual N-Heterocycles in Chiral Reagent Design
     
    Thomas Hudlicky
    Brock University
     
    Recent Progress in Chemoenzymatic Synthesis of Natural and Unnatural Products
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    Friday, March 13, 2015
    11:30 AM
    Chernoff Hall, Room 117
     
    Jay Switzer
    Missouri University of Science and Technology
     
    Electrodeposition of Thin Films and Nanostructures for Energy Conversion and Storage
  • Blue Border
    Friday, March 20, 2015
    11:30 AM
    Chernoff Hall, Room 117
     
    Kevin Bateman
    Merck Frost, New Jersey

News & Events


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    2014 Chemistry Department Publications

    Above is a preliminary report on 2014 Chemistry Department publications compiled from data source from Web of Science. It includes all 2014 calendar year publications indexed in Web of Science that are affiliated with the Queen's Department of Chemistry. Web of Science currently covers about 12,000 journals and 100,000+ conference proceedings.

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    Eric Keske, PhD student in Crudden group, wins NSERC Post Doctoral Fellowship

     

    Eric was recently awarded a Post Doctoral Fellowship award from NSERC. This is a highly competitive program, and only a small number are awarded every year. Winners are selected based on their research skill and potential, as well as communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities. 

    While we’ll be sad to see Eric go after he defends in the spring, we are very excited that he will be working in the lab of Dr. Guy Lloyd-Jones at the University of Edinburgh. Congrats Eric! 

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    Dr. Cathy Crudden highlighted on Queen's homepage

    Dr Cathy Crudden is highlight on Queen's homepage for her research in Canada and abroad.

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    Dr. Jessop is profiled in the Globe and Mail as an Innovator at Work

    Dr. Jessop has been profiled by the Globe & Mail for a series on Innovators at Work.  Each person thus profiled is a nominee for a Globe & Mail competition to identify the top innovators in Canada.

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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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    The Launch System Challenge

    The LAUNCH System Challenge, sponsored by NASA, USAID, and the US Dept of State, has announced the 2015 winning innovators.  They include Forward Water Technologies, the spin-off from Queen’s that has a low energy process for recovering fresh water from wastewater. This technology was developed in the lab of Dr. Jessop with advice from Dr. Stephen Brown.

    http://www.launch.org/challenges/system-challenge-green-chemistry

Research Spotlight


Dr. Jean-Michel Nunzi is awarded $50,000 in CFI funding

Congratulations to Dr. Jean-Michel Nunzi who has received $50,000 in funding from the John R. Evans Leaders Fund Project through the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Dr. Nunzi’s project is "Exploration of a rectifying antenna solar cell technology". Read More.