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 […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Congratulations, Angela!
Nadine Borduas won the department’s Green Chemistry Initiative’s 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.htmContinue Reading... Comments Off on Well done, Nadine!
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.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Atmospheric Science in the Oil Sands
Farewell to Jeff Geddes, who is headed to Halifax for a postdoctoral fellowship with Randall Martin.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Farewell to Jeff
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!Continue Reading... Comments Off on More Congratulations!
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.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Yay Carol!
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!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Hooray for Jeff!
Congratulations to Jeff Geddes and Greg Wentworth who both received Outstanding Student Paper Awards at the 2012 Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco!Continue Reading... Comments Off on AGU meeting