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Postdoc receives UBC Postdoctoral Fellows Travel Award

Postdoc receives UBC Postdoctoral Fellows Travel Award

Congratulations to Dr. Amanda Musgrove. She is the recipient of the UBC Postdoctoral Fellows Travel Award.

As part of UBC's ongoing efforts to support its young research talent, the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and UBC Science offer a travel award program for postdoctoral fellows. It is designed to assist PDFs with travel to conferences in order to present research performed at UBC. The Faculty of Science allocates...

Congratulations to Dr. Mark MacLachlan

Congratulations to Dr. Mark MacLachlan

Congratulations to Dr. Mark MacLachlan, he has been awarded the 2014 Steacie Prize in the natural sciences, Canada’s top award for young scientists and engineers. The award recognizes MacLachlan’s outstanding research and scholarly contributions to the field of supramolecular inorganic chemistry.

“I’m honoured to receive the prize – I can only surmise there were no other nominees! I owe this award to the outstanding current and past students, post-docs, and collaborators I’ve been...

Congratulations to the Undergraduate Chemistry Society!

Congratulations to the Undergraduate Chemistry Society

The Undergraduate Chemistry Society (UCS) received the 2014/15 Helen McCrae Award. Dr. Helen McCrae served UBC as a professor of Social Work and Dean of Women from 1959 to 1973. Her community contributions have extended from UBC to the United Nations in her efforts to improve educational opportunities and the lives of women and children. This award is granted to recognize a service for students provided by the AMS, GSS, or UBC in honour of her commitment and contributions to community. ...

Metrohm USA Announces 2015 Young Chemist Award Winner

Metrohm USA Announces 2015 Young Chemist Award Winner

Metrohm USA Announces 2015 Young Chemist Award Winner 

Metrohm USA (Riverview, FL) and Metrohm Canada (Mississauga, Ont.) are pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 Young Chemist Award, Chad Atkins. Chad is completing his Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia where he works under the supervision of Robin Turner and...

Congratulations to Dr. Parisa Mehrkhodavandi!

Congratulations to Dr. Parisa Mehrkhodavandi!

 

Congratulations to Dr. Parisa Mehrkhodavandi,  she is the recipient of the 2014 UBC Killam Faculty Research Fellowship.

Enabling promising faculty to pursue full-time research during a recognized study leave and is based on special distinction of intellect with due regard for sound character and personal qualities.

Congrats Parisa! 

Congratulations to Dr. Roman Krems!

Congratulations to Dr. Roman Krems!

Congratulations to Dr. Roman Krems, he is the 2014 recipient of Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research. This award is presented by the UBC Faculty Research Awards Committee to an outstanding young faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in pure or applied scientific research.

Congrats Roman!

 

Congratulations to Dr. William Cullen!

Congratulations to Dr. William Cullen!

Congratulations to  Dr. William Cullen. He is the recipient of the 2015 E.W.R. Steacie Award. The award will be presented to Dr. William Cullen during the 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place in Ottawa, Ont. from June 13-17, 2015. 

The E.W.R. Steacie Award is sponsored by the CIC Physical, Theoretical and Computational Division; Inorganic Chemistry Division; Organic Chemistry Division and; Analytical Chemistry...

Congratulations to Dr. David Perrin!

Congratulations to Dr. David Perrin!

Congratulations to Dr. David Perrin. He is the recipient of the 2015 Teva Canada Limited Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (BMC) Lectureship Award. The award will be presented to Dr. David Perrin during the 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place in Ottawa, Ont. from June 13-17, 2015. 

The Teva Canada Limited Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (BMC) Lectureship Award is sponsored by Teva Canada Limited, the Teva...

Maxxam Award

Congratulations to Dr. David Chen!

Congratulations to Dr. David Chen! He is the recipient of the 2015 Maxxam Award. The award will be presented to Dr. David Chen during the 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place in Ottawa, Ont. from June 13-17, 2015. 

The Maxxam Award is presented annually to a scientist residing in Canada who has made a distinguished contribution to the field of analytical chemistry.

 

 

CSC Winner

Congratulations to Dr. Laurel Schafer!

Congratulations to Dr. Laurel Shafer. She is the recipient of the 2015 Clara Benson Award. The award will be presented to Dr. Laurel Shafer during the 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place in Ottawa, Ont. from June 13-17, 2015. 

The Clara Benson Award is sponsored by the Canadian Council of University Chemistry Chairs (CCUCC) and is presented to recognize a woman who has made a distinguished contribution...

American Association of the Advancement of Science

Congratulations to Dr.Laurel Schafer!

 

Professor Laurel Schafer was elected as a 2014 AAAS Fellow (American Association of the Advancement of Science), which recognizes her contributions to innovation, education and scientific leadership. Dr. Schafer will be presented with a certificate and a pin in February in San Jose CA at the AAAS meeting.

More information: http://www.aaas.org/news/new-aaas-fellows-recognized-...

Neil Bartlett

2014’s American Chemical Society Division of the History of Chemistry’s Citation for Chemical Breakthrough awards

 

The University of British Columbia, Department of Chemistry has been selected to receive one of 2014’s American Chemical Society Division of the History of Chemistry’s Citation for Chemical Breakthrough awards. This award program honors publications, patents and books that have made breakthroughs in chemistry and the molecular sciences that have been revolutionary in concept, broad in scope, and long-term in impact.

 

We are being honored for: 

N. Bartlett, ...

Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research​ (MSFHR) 2014 scholar award

Congratulations to Russ Algar!

 

Congratulations to Russ Algar, he is the recipient of Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research​ (MSFHR) 2014 Scholar Award. 

Nanoparticle-based technologies for point-of-care diagnostics and biological research​

One of the many challenges that Canada faces is the quality and accessibility of health care in rural and remote areas, particularly those in northern British Columbia and many other parts of Canada. There is a shortage of physicians in remote communities,...

Mark J. MacLachlanhttp://www.rsc.ca/en/fellows

Congratulations Dr. Mark MacLachlan!

Congratulations to Dr. Mark MacLachlan. He has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada by his peers in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Division of the Academy of Science. 

To learn more about Fellows please visit: http://www.rsc.ca/en/fellows

 

The American Society of Pharmacognosy

Congratulations Professor Raymond Andersen!

Dr. Andersen is the 2015 recipient of The American Society of Pharmacognosy, Norman R. Farnsworth Research Achievement Award. This award, given in recognition of outstanding lifetime contributions to research in natural products chemistry, is the highest and most distinguished award given by the Society. 

 

Congratulations Professor Raymond Andersen!

2014 Canadian Chemistry Olympiad

2014 Canadian Chemistry Olympiad

Canadian Chemistry Olympiad (CCO) selects and organizes the Canadian team each year to go the International Chemistry Olympiad. In the ICHO 2014, held in Hanoi, Vietnam from July 20th to 29th, all the four high school students in the Canadian team won medals, two with silver and 2 with bronze.  Todd Huang, son of the departments MSc graduates won a bronze.  

Final results:http://icho2014.hus.edu.vn/Results...

Award Winner

Postdoc receives UBC Science Travel Award

 

Congratulations to Rodney Smith who has received a Faculty of Science Postdoctoral Travel Award.

As part of UBC's ongoing efforts to support young research talent, the Faculty of Graduate Studies and UBC Science launched this award for Postdoctoral Fellows in 2011. It is designed to assist PDFs with travel to conferences in order to present research performed at UBC. Approximately four awards are...

Léanne Racico

Congratulations Léanne Racicot!

Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award 

Congratulations to UBC Chemistry graduate student Léanne Racicot for being awarded the prestigious Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for her work in mentoring first year international graduate students in their new instructional function in the CHEM 121/123 course.  Racicot was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec where she...

 Zippo from Perrin lab.

Congratulations Zippo and Yuan!

2013 Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad

Congratulations to Zippo Liu, Perrin Research Group, and Yuan You, Bertram Research Group for being awarded the 2013 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. The award is sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education and further encourages international students to return to China for work or to serve the country in other channels after receiving their degree abroad. Only those with...

CSC Student Chapter Merit Award

Congratulations to the UBC Undergraduate Chemistry Society!

CSC Student Chapter Merit Award

Congratulations to the UBC Undergraduate Chemistry Society for being awarded the 2014 Canadian Society for Chemistry Student Chapter Merit Award. The award will be presented next month at the 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition and will be announced in the upcoming issue of ACCN, the Canadian Chemical News, www.accn.ca.