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June 15, 2017 x-Ray Fluorescence Imaging of 19th Century Photographs Madalena Kozachuk (TKS) is using synchrotron radiation to achieve a greater understanding of the chemical and elemental composition of these early photographs. June 13, 2017 Three Lipson-Baines Award Recipients Announced Tommaso Romagnoli (MSW), Tommy Gambles (ERG) and Wilson Luo (MSW) are the winners of this years Lipson-Baines Award for outstanding performance in the Chem 9657/8 seminar series. June 10, 2017 Novel Metal Processing Technique Featured The Baines group has developed a recyclable quinone/catechol redox platform for refining metal oxides. June 06, 2017 Prof. Noël Wins $1.8 M NSERC CRD Prof. Jamie Noël receives $1.8 M CRD in partnership with NSERC and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO). June 04, 2017 Two Recent Graduates Receive Banting Fellowships Drs. Jun Li (TKS) and Stephanie Barbon (JBG) awarded Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships. June 02, 2017 Sham wins the Allen Pratt Award Prof. T.K. Sham wins the 2017 Allen Pratt Award, which recognizes outstanding service to the Canadian Light Source. June 02, 2017 Jun Li Wins Banting We are pleased announce that, Jun Li (TKS), has won one of this year's Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships. June 01, 2017 Danielle McRae wins L'Oreal Canada-FCRF award Danielle McRae (FLL) wins the L'Oreal Canada-FCRF award. April 20, 2017 Mojitaba Momeni Awarded 2017 Canadian Nuclear Society R. E. Jervis Award We are pleased to announce that Mojitaba Momeni, in Prof. Wren’s group, has been awarded the 2017 Canadian Nuclear Society R. E. Jervis Award. April 10, 2017 Prof. Ragogna awarded 2017 Faculty Science Distinguished Research Professorship Professor Paul Ragogna has been awarded the 2017 Faculty Science Distinguished Research Professorship. April 05, 2017 Gregory Wallace a Finalist in the 2017 TMT Competition Greg Wallace, in the FLL group, ranked among the top three finalists in the 2017 Western U 3-Minute Thesis competition. April 03, 2017 Gillies Awarded Florence Bucke Science Prize Prof. Gillies has been awarded the Florence Bucke Science Prize, which was created to recognize and honour excellence in research. April 02, 2017 Top Experiential Learning at Western The 4491 students defended their theses today, and we wrapped up with a celebratory reception at the GradClub. March 21, 2017 Western Undergrads Win 6 Awards at SOUSCC XLV At the 45th Southwestern Ontario Undergraduate Student Chemistry Conference held at York University 6 students were formally recognized. February 07, 2017 Prof. Gillies Awarded E.W.R. Steacie Fellowship Prof. Gillies awarded a Steacie Fellowship, which are granted to enhance the career development of outstanding and highly promising university faculty who are earning a strong international reputation for original research. January 26, 2017 Profs. Ding and Staroverov Honored by CSC Professors Zhifeng Ding (W.A.E. McBryde Medal) and Viktor Staroverov (Keith Laidler Award) are recognized by the Canadian Society for Chemistry. November 18, 2016 Western at QOMSBOC Western Students Succeed at the 27th QOMSBOC. November 18, 2016 49th Inorganic Discussion Weekend Western (again) Wins Awards at the IDW. November 18, 2016 Welcome Professor Karttunen! Professor Karttunen, a stellar expert in applied mathematics in chemistry, will join our department in 2017. November 14, 2016 Prof. Duncan Hunter Helps History Our Professor Duncan Hunter is featured in Western News. October 26, 2016 Gillies Recognized with Fallona Award Professor Beth Gillies has won 2016 Fallona Interdisciplinary Research Award from the Faculty of Science for recognition in interdisciplinary scientific research of global importance. October 13, 2016 Serendipitous Research New materials discovered in collaborative research within the Gilroy and Fanchini groups leads to remarkably thin organic nanoscale memory storage materials. October 13, 2016 First Annual Graduate Student Recruiting Weekend The Department of Chemistry is excited to host our inaugural graduate student recruitment event the weekend of March 10, 2017. October 09, 2016 Dr. Pierangelo Gobbo Receives Governor Generals Award It gives us great pleasure and pride to announce that one of the recipients of the 2016 GG Gold Medals is Pierangelo Gobbo, a recent PhD graduate from Dr. Mark Workentin's research Group. October 07, 2016 Class of '66 Reunion During Reunion Weekend the class of '66 returns for their 50th anniversary. September 28, 2016 Prof. Shoesmith named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada Prof. Dave Shoesmith has been named among the nation’s top scholars in the arts, humanities and sciences by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). September 26, 2016 Mohsen Bahrami and Jiatang Chen Receive Sivertz Scholarship We are pleased to announce that Mohsen Bahrami and Jiatang Chen have been awarded the Christian Sivertz Scholarship. September 14, 2016 Prof. Luyt Earns 2016 Vanguard Award We are pleased to announce that Professor Len Luyt is selected to be the co-recipient of Innovator of The Year Award presented by WORLDiscoveries®. September 14, 2016 Industrial Research Chair in Nuclear Fuel Waste Behaviour The Department of Chemistry at Western University invites applications and nominations
for an NSERC Industrial
Research Chair in nuclear fuel waste behaviour at open rank. August 24, 2016 Prof. Usselman’s Biography of Wollaston Recognized with Acclaimed Prize We are pleased to announce that the late Professor Emeritus Mel Usselman’s book, Pure Intelligence: The Life of William Hyde Wollaston, is being honoured with The Roy G. Neville Prize. July 24, 2016 Prof. Sham Receives Order of Canada Chemistry and Western University are delighted to announce that Professor T. K. Sham has been awarded the Order of Canada. June 20, 2016 Three Staff Employment Opportunities Applications are sought for a full-time Laboratory Supervisor position and two Limited-Duties positions to teach CHEM 1302B and 2003B. June 16, 2016 Welcome Professor David Brock Professor David Brock will join Western Chemistry as an assistant professor in summer 2016.