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


Please join current and former Alumni at our Homecoming Reception to honour Ken Russell  on Saturday Oct. 18th from 10:00-12:00 pm in CHE 117. For 60 years Ken has been a colleague, mentor and friend to faculty, staff and students at Queen’s University. See more to donate to the Kenneth Russell Endowed Lecture Series.

Seminar Series


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    Friday, September 19, 2014
    11:30 AM
    Chernoff Hall, Room 117
     
    Dongling Ma
    Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
     
    Nanostructures: Rational Design for Energy-related Applications
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    Friday, September 26, 2014
    11:30 AM
    Chernoff Hall, Room 117
     
    Chris Braddock
    Imperial College, London
     
    Studies on Halogenated Marine Natural Products as inspired by their Probable
    Biogenesis
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    Thursday, October 2, 2014
    11:30 AM
    Chernoff Hall, Room 211
     
    Ernst Peter Kündig
    Université de Genève, Switzerland
     
    Asymmetric Pd-NHC* Catalyzed C(sp3)-H Activation
     

News & Events


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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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    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.

Research Spotlight


Dr. Erwin Buncel has been elected to the Royal Society of Canada, one of the highest recognition for Canadian academics. Erwin has had deep influence on current chemical thought through his seminal contributions.Read More..