2011-2012 News

July 2012: Let it Flow


After nearly a decade and a few unexpected hiccups, Western is proud to unveil its new safe and efficient Solvent Dispensing Facility.   Read more...

July 2012: Quirks and Quarks


Professor Martin Stillman answers a "Science Fact, or Science Fiction" question from popular culture.   Read more...

June 2012: Chemistry Convocation Award Winners


Congratulations to this year's Chemistry Convocation Award winners: Dan Mizzi, Keith Gunaratne and Brian Malbrecht!   Read more...

June 2012: Diamond Jubilee Medals Awarded


We are extremely pleased to announce that Professor Emeritus G. Michael Bancroft and Professor Dick Puddephatt have both been awarded Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals.   Read more...

May 2012: Gillies Wins PetroCanada Award


We are pleased to announce that Professor Beth Gillies has been selected for a PetroCanada Young Investigator Award.   Read more...

May 2012: Hudson Wins Faculty of Science Teaching Award!


Professor Robert Hudson has been awarded a Faculty of Science Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.   Read more...

May 2012: Research Highlighted in C&EN News


Pioneering research from the Konermann and Ragogna labs was recently highlighted by Chemical and Engineering News!   Read more...

April 2012: More Grant Success


Professors Ragogna and Workentin receive significant research funding.   Read more...

April 2012: Lumsden Fellowship Awarded


Andrew Stevens of the Pagenkopf group is Awarded this year's Lumsden Fellowship.   Read more...

April 2012: "Faster Discovery"


We are very pleased to announce that Professor Yining Huang has been awarded an NSERC Discovery Accelerator Grant for his work on the Spectroscopic Characterization of Nanoporous Materials   Read more...

April 2012: Welcome Professor Joe Gilroy


We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Joe Gilroy to the Department of Chemistry as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry.   Read more...

March 2012: 4491 Day!


On Saturday, March 31, our graduating undergraduates defended their honors theses.   Read more...

March 2012: Konermann Wins USC Award!


We are pleased to announce that Professor Lars Konermann of the Department of Chemistry has been awarded an USC Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching!   Read more...

March 2012: de Mayo Award


Dr. Hossein Ismaili has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 Paul de Mayo Award for Excellence in Chemical Research   Read more...

March 2012: 40th Annual SOUSCC


Western students excel at this year's SOUSCC!   Read more...

March 2012: A Chemistry Faculty Scholar


Professor Paul Ragogna has been selected as a Faculty Scholar   Read more...

March 2012: Prof. Wren


Professor Clara Wren has been awarded a significant grant co-funded by NSERC, the Natural Resources of Canada (NRCan) Office of Energy Research and Development (OERD), and in collaboration with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL).   Read more...

March 2012: Another freshly minted professor


Dr. Betty Galarreta accepts a faculty position in Peru.   Read more...

March 2012: Chemistry website gets a makeover!


The main Western Chemistry website, first established by Prof. Robert Hudson, and replaced by Prof. Brian Pagenkopf, enhanced by Felix Lee, was again swapped out by Brian for its third major transition today in 2012!   Read more...

March 2012: Go NSERC!


Prof Mike Kerr is now Section Chair for the Chemistry Evaluation Group at NSERC!   Read more...

2012 March 15: Open House


Last Saturday, at the March Open House for the entire University, our department put on, perhaps, its finest show. Thanks to all the volunteers!   Read more...

March 2012: Prof. Wren


Professor Clara Wren has been awarded a significant grant co-funded by NSERC, the Natural Resources of Canada (NRCan) Office of Energy Research and Development (OERD), and in collaboration with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL).   Read more...

February 2012


We are pleased to announce the winners of the latest Graduate Thesis Research Award Competition.   Read more...

February 2012


We are pleased to announce that Professor Zhifeng Ding has been awarded a significant NSERC Strategic Project Grant for Enhancing Efficiency of Photovoltaic Cells by Optimizations of their Thin Films.   Read more...

February 2012


We are pleased to announce the winners of the latest Graduate Thesis Research Award Competition.   Read more...

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