• Graduate students wanted

    Posted on January 18, 2016 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    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 […]

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  • Murphy Group at AGU

    Posted on December 10, 2015 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    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 […]

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  • Bon voyage, Nadine!

    Posted on December 10, 2015 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    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!

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  • Farewell summer students!

    Posted on September 15, 2015 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    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.

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  • Congratulations Dr Nadine!

    Posted on September 15, 2015 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    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 here

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  • Welcome Denise, Heather and Supriya!

    Posted on May 31, 2015 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    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.

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  • Good luck Bryan!

    Posted on May 31, 2015 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    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!

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  • HONO story is covered in the Canadian Chemical News

    Posted on March 2, 2015 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    Some additional press coverage http://www.cheminst.ca/magazine/news/smog-tucks-night-darnedest-place

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  • HONO paper published in Nature Geoscience

    Posted on December 2, 2014 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    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.pdf

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  • Welcome to all the new Murphsters!

    Posted on September 16, 2014 by jennifer in Uncategorized.

    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!

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