The Murphy Group is recruiting new graduate students for Sep 2016. Possible projects include: 1) Kinetics and mechanisms of condensed phase reactions for organic nitrogen compounds 2) Kinetics and mechanisms of gas phase amidogen radical reactions 3) Field measurements of ammonia in urban and rural environments The early admission deadline for Canadian students to the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Graduate students wanted
Three members of the Murphy group are heading to the American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco On Tuesday morning, PhD student Stephanie Pugliese will be presenting her work as a poster: A21H-0249: Modelling urban δ13C variations in the Greater Toronto Area On Tuesday afternoon, PhD student Greg Wentworth will be presenting his work in […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Murphy Group at AGU
The Murphy and Abbatt groups wish Nadine well on her globe-trotting adventures before she takes up a postdoctoral fellowship at ETH Zurich with Kris McNeill in spring 2016!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Bon voyage, Nadine!
Many thanks to Denise Peda, Supriya Singh and Heather Schwartz-Narbonne for being wonderful Murphsters and starting a new tradition of ice cream parties. We wish them luck as they continue their undergraduate degrees.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Farewell summer students!
Nadine Borduas, member of the Abbatt and Murphy groups, successfully defended her PhD last week! A limited edition issue of Science celebrating her accomplishments can be found hereContinue Reading... Comments Off on Congratulations Dr Nadine!
The Murphy group welcomes three undergraduate students who are working in the group over the summer -welcome to Denise and Heather who are supported by NSERC USRA awards, and Supriya who is supported by an internship from the Centre for Global Change Science.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome Denise, Heather and Supriya!
After finishing his undergraduate thesis in the Murphy group, Bryan Place is heading to Newfoundland to begin an MSc in Chemistry at MUN, working with U of T environmental chemistry alumni Trevor VandenBoer and Cora Young. Good-bye and best of luck, Bryan!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Good luck Bryan!
Some additional press coverage http://www.cheminst.ca/magazine/news/smog-tucks-night-darnedest-placeContinue Reading... Comments Off on HONO story is covered in the Canadian Chemical News
Our study on the surface uptake and displacement of nitrous acid has been published online: http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/pdf/ngeo2298.pdf This work was led by former PhD student Trevor VandenBoer, who is currently a Banting postdoctoral fellow at Memorial University in Newfoundland. An accompanying News & Views piece by Jonathan Raff provides additional perspective: http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/pdf/ngeo2315.pdfContinue Reading... Comments Off on HONO paper published in Nature Geoscience
Bryan Place will be carrying out his 4th year thesis research in the group Sarah Kavassalis will be carrying out her MSc research in the grou Amy Hrdina will be carrying out her PhD research in the group Alex Moravek will be carrying out his postdoctoral research in the group Welcome to all!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome to all the new Murphsters!