Polanyi Conference on Science and Social Responsibility

The inaugural Polanyi Conference on Science and Social Responsibility will take place on Saturday, November 15th from 1:00-5:00 pm at the Munk School of Global Affairs. This conference will provide a forum for meaningful debate about the pressing issue of nuclear deterrence.

The Polanyi Conference is an exceptional opportunity to hear Dr. John C. Polanyi, a Nobel Laureate in Chemistry and tireless public intellectual, speak and engage in discussion about nuclear weapons as they relate to Canadian society. Dr. Polanyi will be joined by experts from diverse backgrounds to discuss the role of nuclear weapons in the 21st century. Other speakers and panelists include Dr. M.V. Ramana of Princeton University, Dr. Adele Buckley (moderator) of Canadian Pugwash Group, Dr. Tom Nichols of the U.S. Naval War College, Dr. Nancy Doubleday of McMaster University, and Dr. Robert Bothwell and Dr. Jack Cunningham of the University of Toronto.

Registration is now open at Tickets will be sold for $5.00 (student ticket) and $10.00 (general admission). For more information about the conference, please visit or email


This event is hosted by the Department of Physics at the University of Toronto and is generously sponsored by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the Student Initiative […]

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Chemistry tutors: We’re here to help!

Chemistry freaking you out? Don’t worry, we’ve been there. Check out our tutor list – experienced chemistry students who know their stuff are just an email away.

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Fall semester 2014

The weather is enthusiastically reminding us that the fall is just around the corner. ChemStores will be opening for the fall semester soon so that students can prepare for their fall courses. Check out our ChemStores page for our fall hours. Hope it’s been an awesome summer!

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Science Rendezvous, 2014

Science Rendezvous is a nation wide event aimed to promote science in the community. This event is held each spring and is enthusiastically supported by Department of Chemistry volunteers, who always welcome the opportunity to explode things in an educational manner. ChemClub contributed financial support towards this event.


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