Yearly Archives: 2013

  • Congratulations, Angela!

    Posted on November 17, 2013 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    Angela Hong was recently awarded a Special Opportunity Graduate Travel Fellowship from the Department of Chemistry. This funding will allow Angela to participate in a field campaign to study winter ozone formation in Utah. Angela’s measurements of nitrogen oxides within and above the snowpack are designed to help unravel the chemical story behind this mysterious […]

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  • Well done, Nadine!

    Posted on October 25, 2013 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    Nadine Borduas won the department’s Green Chemistry Initiative‚Äôs Future Leaders in Green Chemistry Challenge in the education category. Her proposal is for an undergraduate retrosynthesis assignment that asks students to use the recently published GlaxoSmithKline reagent guide and solvent selection guides. You can learn more about the Green Chemistry Initiative here: http://www.chem.utoronto.ca/green/index.htm

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  • Atmospheric Science in the Oil Sands

    Posted on August 10, 2013 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    Group members Greg, Alex, and Nadine are out in Alberta along with university and government colleagues to study the composition of the atmosphere in the Oil Sands region of northern Alberta. Here are some views of the Syncrude facilities looking north.

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  • Farewell to Jeff

    Posted on August 9, 2013 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    Farewell to Jeff Geddes, who is headed to Halifax for a postdoctoral fellowship with Randall Martin.

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  • More Congratulations!

    Posted on May 31, 2013 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

      Congratulations to Phillip who has completed his masters and is off to spend the summer in the wilds of Minnesota before starting starting his medical degree at UofT!          

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  • Yay Carol!

    Posted on May 8, 2013 by wpadmin in Uncategorized.

    Congratulations to Carol Cheyne, who recently finished a 499 project in the group, and who is moving on to graduate studies in the Department of Earth Science at U of T.      

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  • Hooray for Jeff!

    Posted on May 7, 2013 by wpadmin in Uncategorized.

    Congratulations to Jeff Geddes for successfully defending his PhD thesis on April 10. Thanks to Barry Lefer for travelling to Toronto to act as external examiner. Sorry about the snow!

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  • AGU meeting

    Posted on May 5, 2013 by wpadmin in Uncategorized.

    Congratulations to Jeff Geddes and Greg Wentworth who both received Outstanding Student Paper Awards at the 2012 Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco!

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