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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 16:00 to 19:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Rosanne Persaud
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Andersen Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Stephanie Barbon
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UC Santa Barbara
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Structure-property relationships are a central theme in chemistry. From small molecules to polymers, minor structural changes often induce substantial differences...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 12:30 to 15:30
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Douglas (Dawson) Beattie
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Schafer and Love Groups)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:00
Event Category: 
External Examiner Seminar
Speaker: 
Dr. David Emslie
Affiliation: 
McMaster University
Location: 
Chemistry D215

Abstract:

A range of volatile manganese(II) alkyl1 and allyl2 complexes have been prepared, with a view towards harnessing their high reactivity for...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
Event Category: 
CBDG - Chemical Biology Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Kelsi Lix - Algar Group
Affiliation: 
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00
Event Category: 
ODG - Organic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Prof. Brian Goess
Affiliation: 
Furman University
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Learn the skills necessary for conducting an effective job search for a tenure-track faculty position in chemistry at a research-active undergraduate institution, along with strategies for success...

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Seán Barry
Affiliation: 
Carleton University
Location: 
Chemistry D215
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:30
Event Category: 
External Examiner Seminar
Speaker: 
dr.ir. Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt
Affiliation: 
University of Amsterdam
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Traditionally, strategies for the design of homogeneous catalysts utilize metals as the locus of all reactivity. Recently, novel strategies have been introduced...

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00
Event Category: 
PHD/MSC - Dissertation Defence
Speaker: 
Amanda Zimmerman
Affiliation: 
UBC Chemistry (Fryzuk Group)
Location: 
Graduate Student Centre Room 200
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Yogi Surendranath
Affiliation: 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

The efficient interconversion of electrical and chemical energy requires catalysts capable of accelerating complex multi-electron reactions at electrified...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Peter T. Wolczanski
Affiliation: 
Cornell University
Location: 
Chemistry D300
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 17:00 to 18:00
Event Category: 
IDG - Inorganic Discussion Group
Speaker: 
Dr. Rosalyn Falconer
Affiliation: 
School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
Location: 
Chemistry D300

Abstract:

Aluminium is an attractive metal for catalysis due to its high abundance and low cost compared to platinum group metals. Previous examples of aluminium catalysts...