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Canada in 2067: The Future Starts Now
Canada in 2067: The Future Starts Now
Congratulations to Harrison Young, an undergraduate student in the Preuss lab who has been selected to give a presentation at the 102nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CCCE) in Quebec City this June as part of the "Canada in 2067: The Future Starts Now" special symposium.  The symposium highlights outstanding undergraduate work froma ll areas of chemistry research, and only 20 students from across Canada were selected to present.
Richard J. Kokes Travel Award Recipient
Sharon Chen
Congratulations to Sharon Chen for receiving the Richard J. Kokes Travel Award for the 26th North American Catalysis Society Meeting in Chicago, USA. This is a very competitive award with over 360 excellent applications submitted for ~100 awards granted. The Richard J. Kokes Travel Award program of North American Catalysis Society (NACS) aims to encourage undergraduate and graduate students to attend and participate in its biennial conference. It provides funding to cover the student conference registration fee and provide accommodation. The Richard J. Kokes Travel Award is sponsored by the NACS with support from government agencies such as National Science Foundation (NSF) and United States Department of Energy (US-DOE).
Class of OAC'60 Outstanding Teaching Assistant
Congratulations Michelle Mills on being selected as the recipient of the Class of OAC'60 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.
Full time graduate students are nominated by undergraduate, graduate and faculty members for teaching duties completed in the previous calendar year and only one highly qualified applicant will receive it.
3MT Community Choice Winner
Jennifer Chra, 3MT community Choice Winner
Congratulations to Jennifer Crha, M.Sc. student in the Department of Chemistry for winning the 3MT Community Choice Award for her presentation "Vaccines at Guelph". 
For more information on the University of Guelph 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, please visit:
Farroq Raouf
Congratulations to Farroq Raouf for winning 2nd place for his oral presentation in Inorganic and Materials at the 47th Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student Chemistry Conference (SOUSCC), held on March 30, 2019.  The SOUSCC provides undergraduate chemsitry, biochemistry and related area research students with the opportunity to present their research to their peers and university faculty in addition to both government and industry representatives 
This year the event was hosted by the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough.
2019 CEPS Three Minute Thesis (3MT) College Heat Winner - Jennifer Crha
Congratulations to Jennifer Chra, MSc Student in the Department of Chemistry who will move forward to the University of Guelph 3MT® Final Competition for her presentation titled Vaccines at Guelph.
Special mention to PhD students: Shuai Chen and Michal Moore for participating in the competition as well! Great job!
The University of Guelph 3MT Final competition will be held on April 3rd at 1:00 pm in the University Centre, Room 442.  Please show your support for Jennifer Crha
University of Guelph Student Chapter of the Electrochemical Society
University of Guelph Student Chapter of The Electrochemical Society
Student News of the University of Guelph Student Chapter of The Electrochemical Society (ECS), has been recently published by The Electrochemical Society Interface. The First Annual ECS Guelph Young Researcher Symposium was very successful. The Student Chapter is going to organize the Second Annual ECS Guelph Young Researcher Symposium this summer. Stay tuned for details.
Prof. Mario Monteiro
Congratulations to Professor Mario Monteiro for being recognized as one of the Royal Bank of Canada's Top 25 Canadian Immigrants for making a positive impact on the community since arriving in Canada.
Portrait of Prof. Adrian Schwan
Recognized as one of nine 'Outstanding Reviewers' by the Canadian Journal of Chemistry!
First page of key article
Acid mine drainage: electrochemical approaches to prevention, and remediation of acidity and toxic metals

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Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry Award Winners
Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry Award Winners
On Friday May 10, 2019  GWC2 Faculty, Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students met at the University of Guelph for the GWC2 Annual General Meeting, Seminar, Graduate Poster Session and Awards Presentations. Please see the attached for this year’s award winners
Congratulations to all of the award nominees and winners!
An informative walk through the process of designing a scientific poster. Many useful tips.
Archive photos of past departmental events.

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Department Contact
Chair: Paul Rowntree
PH 519-824-4120 ext. 53961 
FX 519-766-1499
The Department is looking to fill three new tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. The three research areas that help define the positions are as follows:

- Biological Chemistry
- NMR: Methods or Applications
- Theoretical or Computational Chemistry

Follow the link in the title to a more detailed description of the positions and for information on how to apply. We will be reviewing applications until the positions are filled.

The Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry offers a fantastic environment in which to pursue your M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree.
Minuscule particles that approach the atomic scale often display new and exciting properties that differ from those in the bulk material. Nanoscience studies these materials that are used across all the other science fields, such as chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, and engineering.
Toxicology studies the adverse effects of chemicals on humans and the ecosystem. To fully understand the adverse effects, Toxicology draws from a broad array of related fields of study.
A selection of resources aimed at High School teachers and students.