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Outstanding People and Events
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.
Kudos to Prof Saul Goldman!
Cover of 'Gas Bubble Dynamics in the Human Body'
Saul Goldman has continued his fundamental research into gas dynamics, which runs parallel to his personal interests of scuba diving!  One of the key practical issues that  his work addresses is the timing of divers' return to the surface in order to avoid 'the bends', where bubbles of N2 form in the bloodstream, with painful, sometimes fatal, consequences.  Saul has been trying to replace empirical 'dive tables' with information that couples physical interactions, better statistical models, and a more realistic understanding of how bubbles behave in the bloodstream.
Saul and his collaborators have just published "Gas Bubble Dynamics in the Human Body", though Academic Press/Elsevier.  This book combines Saul's research using statistical mechanics with the insights of medical practitioners to give fundamental and applied components in a single volume.
Congratulations Saul!
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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Upcoming Events
Departmental Seminar: July 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in SSC 1511
Prof Elizabeth A. Hillard
"Recent studies on structural, magnetic and chiroptical
properties of complexes with a linear array of metals"
CHEM*7940 Seminar - Willem Verduyn, University of Guelph - Fri. July 27, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in SSC 1504
“Developing magnetic hysteresis materials from thiazyl radicals”
in partial fulfillment of requirements for the Master of Science degree in the Department of Chemistry on Friday July 27th, 2018 at 2:30 pm in SSC 1504
CHEM*7940 Seminar - Maryam (Bola) Salaudeen, University of Guelph - Wed. Aug 1, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in SSC 1504
“Investigation of the electrochemical reduction of Arene sulfonyl fluorides and it's use as a precursor for surface modification.”
in partial fulfillment of requirements for the Master of Science degree in the Department of Chemistry on Wednesday August 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm in SSC 1504
We are excited to announce that we are hosting “ECS Guelph young researcher symposium 2018” on August 9, 2018 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm at the University of Guelph (room no. UC 442).
We managed to get sponsors to make this event free of cost and now you can register freely online. 
Please click here to register for this event.
For more information on this event or about the University of Guelph Student Chapter, please email
Guelph-Waterloo Centre for Graduate Work in Chemistry and Biochemistry (GWC)2 Awards
On Friday April 27, 2018 GWC2 Faculty, Postdoctoral Fellows and Graduate Students met at the University of Waterloo for the GWC2 Annual Meeting, Seminar, Graduate Poster Session and Awards Presentations. Please see the attached for this year’s award winners
Poster Print Shop - Closed
Poster Print Shop - Closed
The Chemistry Poster Printer will be closed as of Dec 11, 2017.  The reopen date remains to be determined.
An informative walk through the process of designing a scientific poster. Many useful tips.
Archive photos of past departmental events.

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Acting Chair: Daniel Thomas 
PH 519-824-4120 ext. 53961 
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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.
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A selection of resources aimed at High School teachers and students.