Department of Chemistry

DEPARTMENT OF

Chemistry

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  • Chemistry Family 2019

    Chemistry Family 2019

  • Mission Statement

    The Department of Chemistry's Mission Statement

  • Chernoff Main Hall

    Chernoff Hall - Home of the Department of Chemistry

  • 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


The 2018-19 Distinguished University Professor Awarded to Two Chemistry Professors!

Dr. Suning WangDr. Cathleen CruddenCongratulations to Suning Wang and Cathy Crudden for being awarded the highest research-related honour at Queen’s, by being named a Distinguished University Professor for 2018-19.

Seminar Series


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    Tuesday, September 3, 2019

    12th Annual QGCS Symposium & McRae Lecture

    11:30 a.m.

    Chernoff Hall, Room TBA

     

    Jillian Buriak

    University of Alberta

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    Friday, September 20, 2019

    Green Chemistry Lecture

    11:30 a.m.

    Chernoff Hall, Room 117

     

    Audrey Moores

    McGill University

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    Friday, October 4, 2019

    11:30 a.m.

    Chernoff Hall, Room 117

     

    Luc Robitaille

    Chemistry Industry Association of Canada

     

    Responsible Care a proven model of voluntary self-regulation

News & Events


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    Congratulations to Morgan Lehtinen, PhD candidate in the Liu group, who is the Canadian Finalist in the 2019 Young Persons’ Lecture Competition

    Morgan Lehtinen PhD candidate in the Liu group, who is the Canadian Finalist in the 2019 Young Persons’ Lecture CompetitionMorgan received first place in the 2019 Young Persons’ Lecture Competition presented by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and the Arthur McDonald Institute for her talk on her research in and the importance of innovative green technologies in oil/water separation. Morgan will be representing Canada in the World Young Persons’ Lecture Competition in London, UK this October. Special mention to Hannah Ramsay, PhD candidate in the Stamplecoskie group who did a wonderful job and placed second.

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    The "O" lab Awarded a NSERC Strategic Grant!

    The "O" Group

    Dr. Richard Oleschuk and the “O” lab have been awarded an NSERC Strategic Grant $734,600 for a project entitled “Advanced Sample Introduction for Mass Spectrometry”. The grant partners the “O” lab with researchers at Queen’s, Laval, and SCIEX (a Canadian mass spectrometry instrument manufacturer) to develop novel molecular imaging and sampling tools. The tools will enable the mapping of tissue (surgical) samples, faster drug screening and improved environmental monitoring. To view samples of the research, please see the story in our Current News page. The exciting news was featured in the Queen's Gazette, read more here.

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    Dr. Philip Jessop Interviewed on The Morning Show on CKWS

    Dr. Philip Jessop presenting at the IGnite seriesDr. Philip Jessop was on The Morning Show on CKWS discussing his inventive work on carbonated water as it applies to solving environmental problems. Dr. Jessop spoke at the University Relations and The Arthur B. McDonald Canadian Astroparticle Physics Research Institute's IGnite: Research Stories to Inspire Generations series on March 28; this quarterly event focuses on showcasing the breadth of research happening across Queen’s University in a series of short talks.

Research Spotlight


NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize awarded to four Queen's University Researchers!

NSERC Bockhouse Canada Prize Four leading Canadian researchers from Queen's University have been awarded the NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for their work in building a sustainable future. Congratulations to Dr. Michael Cunningham, Dr. Pascale Champagne, Dr. Philip Jessop and Dr. Warren Mabee on receiving this prestigious award. Please visit the Queen's Gazette article.